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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 3 July Guardian columnist George Monbiot informed the paper’s readers that he had changed his mind about the theory of ‘peak... continue
New Transit
In brief
Swedish smartcard reader producer Arcontia Technology has equipped Malaysian bus operator Handal Indah with an automatic fare collection (AFC) and... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Trueform Engineering, designers, manufacturers and installers of public transport  system infrastructure, have been acquired by UK based private... continue
New Transit
Environment Lead Story
With dense populations and small footprints, urban areas offer one of the most fertile grounds for promoting sustainable transport, yet transport... continue
New Transit
Bus News
The double decker is the bus design that refuses to die. By rights, it shouldn’t exist, given that it involves passengers walking up and down... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 27 June Stephen King, HSBC’s group chief economist and the bank’s global head of economics and asset allocation research, suggested in... continue
New Transit
Environment Lead Story
Within 10 years, most of the world’s buses will be electric (mainly hybrids), industry consultant Dr Peter Harrop told New Transit’s... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Three global organisations have teamed up to launch what they claim is the most comprehensive, public database of bus rapid transit (BRT) systems... continue
New Transit
Business Lead Story
France has put transport manufacturing at the heart of its economic strategy, with the development of new technologies and rolling stock given clear... continue
New Transit
Cover Story Detail
Keolis Keolis is majority owned by French state railway company SNCF, which has just raised its stake from 56.7% to 70% of the company by buying out... continue
New Transit
People
Richard Bowker has left his position as CEO of Etihad Rail, the company responsible for the United Arab Emirates'  US $11bn railway network... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Peter Stonham
Cameras are these days watching everywhere: and what they see can increasingly become a major management tool. The subjects ‘under... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to feature
A recent report, Machine-to-Machine Communications: Connecting billions of devices, from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Internet search engine provider Google has developed a new range of mapping technologies amid reports that Apple is close to announcing its own... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The first transcontinental flight by a solar-powered aeroplane took place in early June when the Solar Impulse craft developed by the École... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Ian Dudgeon has been appointed head of transport at consultant Aurecon in the United Arab Emirates. He had been director of transportation planning... continue
New Transit
Bus News
James Dark
Stagecoach is set to expand its coaching operating in the United States with the acquisition of nine coaching businesses from Coach America which has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A scientist who fuelled fears about man-made global warming has admitted that his predictions of catastrophe were wrong. James Lovelock warned about... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
In addition to connecting people, the internet increasingly connects things. In its recent report, Machine to Machine (M2M) communication: Connecting... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bombardier Transportation has opened a new monorail vehicle manufacturing facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The US$15m production facility will be... continue
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