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Bus News
Cape Town’s first easy access bus - the Optare Solo SR - has been introduced for residents living on the MyCiTi route from Civic Centre to... continue
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Bus News
BYD has announced solutions for electrifying Hong Kong City’s public transport with plans to replace diesel buses and LPG taxis in a bid to... continue
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Bus News
Six all-electric buses just put in service by Arriva in the national park of Schiermonnikoog in the Dutch province of Friesland have become the first... continue
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Feature
Kenneth Lin
According to National Rail’s Journey Planner, a simple trip in the Greater London area from Watford Junction to Woking requires two mainline... continue
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Feature
Dan Wright
Delivering major city rail schemes is so expensive, complicated and integral to city economies that it is hard to believe that a purely private... continue
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Cover Story
Peter Stonham and Dan Wright
The majority of the world’s population now live in urban areas. That point was reached in 2008, according to official UN statistics, as the... continue
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Rail News
A new model for rail service provision in China is being put in place to address a financial overhang at the now-defunct Railways Ministry. A newely... continue
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Bus News
IIn quitting London bus operations, UK-based transport group First has made good on its promise to raise £100m through disposal of non-core... continue
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Rail News
JR Central has put its latest-generation Shinkansen train, the N700A into service from Tokoyo to Osaka. The 300km/h 16- car tilting trains seating... continue
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Editorial Comment
Peter Stonham
Passenger transport does not operate in isolation. People travel for reasons, and transport systems provide a vital ingredient to economic and social... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rik Thomas
ON 26 APRIL, The Birmingham Mail piggybacked on the LTT-supported Cycle City Expo in England’s second city to launch “a new campaign... continue
Parking Review
Viewpoint
Peter Guest
In America they have not one but three major parking events each year. Two are organised respectively by the National Parking Association and the... continue
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People
MTR, the Hong-Kong based rail company that runs the London Overground and is bidding for the Essex Thameside and Thameslink franchises in the UK, has... continue
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People
François-Xavier Perin (pictured) has been appointed Chief Executive of RATP Dev. He previously served as a member of the supervisory board and... continue
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Technology News
Global technology analyst ABI Research is predicting that 2.1bn contactless ‘credentials’ – a combination of smartcards and radio... continue
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Technology News
The international airline community is hoping to bring in a new distribution system that provides a comprehensive price and service offer. The... continue
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Technology News
Chinese electric bus specialist BYD and Bulmineral Ltd of Bulgaria have signed an agreement to create a 50:50 joint venture company, named Auto Group... continue
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Technology News
Ford, Renault-Nissan and Daimler have agreed to jointly develop a fuel cell system in a bid to bring forward mass-market zero-emission vehicles. The... continue
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Feature
The news that Avis have bought Zipcar, and that car2go (run by Daimler, Mercedes’s parent company) have begun building up carshare operations... continue
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Sub story to feature
Alain Flausch, Secretary General UITP Why is he on the list? The International Union of Public Transport has become a big... continue
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