Rail finance meets smart contracting

Rail finance meets smart contracting

Joseph Potvin

Advances in technology may provide new opportunities in metropolitan railway finance, says Joseph Potvin, Executive Director, Xalgorithms Foundation It is common knowledge that commercial and residential properties within an easy walk of metropolitan train stations are in relatively greater... continue

11 Feb 2019Local Transport Today News
Towards a rail industry that supports local growth and boosts local economies

Towards a rail industry that supports local growth and boosts local economies

Campaign for Better Transport has called on the Government to invest £4.8 billion in expanding the railway network to reach the most disconnected and disadvantaged communities. In a new report, The case for expanding the rail network, it outlines how a national reopening programme would... continue

11 Feb 2019Local Transport Today News
4 Feb 2019Local Transport Today News
2 Feb 2019Parking Review Features
New vision for Rezcomm Shop e-commerce platform

New vision for Rezcomm Shop e-commerce platform

Rezcomm has upgraded its e-commerce platform to enhance how airports market and manage their parking inventory. Rezcomm Shop is an omni-channel platform that combines e-commerce,... continue

2 Feb 2019Parking Review Products & Services
Conduent names Gupta as its new technology chief

Conduent names Gupta as its new technology chief

US technology company Conduent Incorporated has announced the appointment of Rahul Gupta as chief technology and product officer (CTPO). Conduent creates digital platforms and services for... continue

1 Feb 2019Parking Review News
Rail stations: the new town and city centres

Rail stations: the new town and city centres

Rail stations are changing, as any traveller who uses Birmingham, Sheffield, London St Pancras or London Bridge stations, will clearly see. They don't feel like stations. They... continue

16 Jan 2019Local Transport Today News

Stagecoach sells N American activities

Stagecoach Group is to sell its North American division, comprising bus and coach operations, to Variant Equity Advisors for £212.9m. Revenues in the year to 27 October 2018 were £460.3m and operating profit £15.9m. Stagecoach will use the sale proceeds to reduce consolidated net... continue

8 Jan 2019Local Transport Today News

TfL advises Buenos Aires Metro bid

Transport for London is only providing advisory services to a consortium bidding to run the Buenos Aires metro in Argentina. Media reports last spring said TfL was bidding to run the metro system. Helen Murphy, TfL’s director of commercial consulting and international operations, told LTT:... continue

8 Jan 2019Local Transport Today News

HERE and INRIX team up

Connected car services and mobility analytics INRIX and mapping and location services specialist HERE Technologies have formed a partnership to deliver services and products. INRIX will use map content from HERE in more than 50 countries, with the goal of increasing connected services coverage and... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review Products & Services

SoftBank invests in US parking startup ParkJockey

US parking technology start-up ParkJockey is scaling up its business by acquiring two parking operators. The Miami-based start-up has used help from Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Capital and debt financing from Owl Rock, to acquire Imperial Parking Corporation, a North American-based parking management... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News

Transaction Network Services acquires ADVAM

Payment solutions provider ADVAM has entered an agreement to be acquired by Transaction Network Services (TNS), a global provider of managed data communications and interoperability solutions to the payments, financial and telecommunications industries. ADVAM delivers unattended payments and... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News

A child drawn to justice

Hit and run collisions that leave parked cars dented and damaged are the bane of motorists’ lives. Luckily for American student Andrew Sipowicz, a witness stepped forward to tell him who hit his Ford Mustang while parked in Buffalo, New York. The culprit was identified in a note left on his... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review Opinion
Let’s play park & hide

Let’s play park & hide

Two-thirds of UK drivers have forgotten where they parked their car, according to a... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review Opinion

Cash-handling specialist meets industry service and data standards

Cummins Allison, a provider of coin and currency handling solutions, has announced its recertification to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 and ISO 27001 standards.   Cummins Allison was recognised for its commitment to streamlining and improving internal processes,... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review Products & Services

INRIX Parking wins BMW supplier innovation award

INRIX has received the BMW Supplier Innovation Award from BMW Group for its work in the area of connected driving. The award recognises INRIX’s  development and implementation of a real-time on-street parking service in a connected car. INRIX Parking uses up-to-the-minute and historical... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review Products & Services
Australian Kerb parking rental app launched in UK

Australian Kerb parking rental app launched in UK

An Australian app that enables car park owners to rent or lease their bays has arrived in the UK. Kerb launched in October 2016 and is currently live across Australia and New Zealand. The service... continue

2 Dec 2018Parking Review Products & Services
Bristol aims to become carbon neutral by 2030

Bristol aims to become carbon neutral by 2030

Juliana O'Rourke

Calls for the city to declare a climate emergency and take urgent action to tackle the pressing threat of “abrupt and... continue

15 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News

TRICS launches Australasia database

TRICS – the national trip rate database for developments –  has launched a version in Australasia, which will generate income for the database’s six county council owners. Nick Rabbets, managing director of the TRICS Consortium Ltd, told LTT: “We have been working with... continue

9 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News

Dundee is Europe's most visionary EV city

Dundee was named as the most visionary city in Europe for electric vehicles (EVs) at a ceremony in Japan.  At its annual gathering in Kobe, the World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA) presented Dundee City Council with an E-visionary Award for its initiatives to encourage the wider use of... continue

3 Nov 2018Parking Review News
Google Maps now shows electric car charging points

Google Maps now shows electric car charging points

Google Maps enables users to search for restaurants, shops and now electric vehicle (EV) charging points. The locations of EV charging points around the globe have been added to Google Maps on iOS... continue

3 Nov 2018Parking Review News

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