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New Transit
People
Paris-based public transport group RATP has announced changes to its overseas operations RATP Dev. Previous business units International and Northern... continue
New Transit
Viewpoint
Fiona McLean
W hat makes a great city – or more to the point, a great city to live and work in, enjoy, travel around easily and feel good about being in.... continue
New Transit
Technology News
Personal Rapid Transit is still seen by some as the futuristic daydream of ‘spaceage’ writers and film makers, but to others it’s a... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Hyder Consulting said 2012 profits of the group were so far “well ahead of previous expectations” but UK results were disappointing. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Bulpitt, Loose, Maidstone, Kent ME15
I suppose a large number of readers of LTT are used to dealing with people who are convinced by the strength of their own arguments, despite the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The question of what went wrong and who should take the blame for the rail franchising fiasco has been on the minds of a lot of people in the past... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Russell McCullagh, Ecebs
The evolution of technology over the last 20 years has been nothing short of phenomenal. We have seen smartcards enter common usage and the internet... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The Government’s hopes of an electric car revolution were dealt a blow this week as Toyota announced it was scrapping plans for a mass market... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Bharani Lakshminarasimhan
More than 60% of the world’s population is expected to live in cities by 2020, which will result in considerable congestion if left unabated.... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Ross Clark
Over the last few years, there has been a lot of argument about the respective advantages of LRT (light rail transit) over BRT (bus rapid transit),... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Rodrigo Sírio Coelho and Eduardo Cândido Coelho
The city of Belo Horizonte is gearing up to host the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, where the addition of a deluge of visitors to a population of over 2.5... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Colin Brader
The severity of the ‘infection’ varies from place to place – all those affected show signs of (economic) recovery, although their... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has suggested that its planes may fly in bird-like formations and automatically select the most fuel-efficient routes... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Italian rail operator Trenitalia and global travel and tourism transaction technology specialist Amadeus have signed a distribution agreement linking... continue
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Light Rail News Lead Story
CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive in China has unveiled a prototype light metro trainset which uses supercapacitor energy storage to operate without an... continue
New Transit
Viewpoint
Ian Wright
We’ve all been stuck on a station platform or at a bus-stop at one time or another, and there’s nothing more frustrating than having no... continue
Parking Review
Contracts
Hamilton Airport in New Zealand has adopted the Chauntry Parkspace car park booking system. Theresa Hughes, chief executive of Maidenhead-based... continue
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Local Transport Today
News
The Gulf state of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund Qatar Holdings has agreed to buy a 20% stake in airport operator BAA for an estimated... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The DfT has announced details of a £4.5bn contract to acquire 92 new ‘intercity’ trains made up of 596 carriages (some five-car,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
NETWORK?RAIL has launched an international rail consultancy business as part of what it describes as “a wider reform agenda which has seen us... continue
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