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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Lee Baker
Car rental firm Avis Budget Group is set to buy car club operator Zipcar. The move is designed to  both expand the latter’s carsharing... continue
New Transit
Technology News
US taxi ride-sharing and payment management startup Uber is facing a new legal challenge from San Francisco’s taxi drivers. The service allows... continue
New Transit
Technology News
Frederick County, in the US State of Maryland, is equipping 40 of its yellow school buses with a new CrossSafe video enforcement system, developed by... continue
Categories: Bus, Safety, Other, North America
New Transit
Technology News
Over 6000 Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority commuters downloaded a new mobile ticketing app to Android and iPhone smartphones in the first... continue
New Transit
Feature
Peter Stonham
Along with tram-train, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is one of the longest established ‘blended’ modes of transport. It’s also one of the... continue
New Transit
Feature
Step outside many European urban railway stations, and the first thing a passenger often encounters is the platforms of a tram stop, ensuring swift... continue
New Transit
Feature
When does a light rail scheme become a metro? And when does a metro become a suburban or commuter rail system? As railway vehicle technologies and... continue
New Transit
Editorial Comment
Peter Stonham
New Transit makes a point of talking as much about service delivery and marketing issues, and the systems and technologies that can enhance them, as... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Zipcar has reported a 41% increase in year-on-year earnings in the quarter ending in September. Zipcar’s earnings before interested, tax,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Aecom's professional technical services increased its profitability in the three months to September even though less work came in as measured by... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Shares in FirstGroup fell by  12% in the space of a week after the company froze the level of dividends in the wake of uncertainty over its rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Part of the job of think-tanks is to make the unthinkable thinkable but the authors of the Institute of Economic Affairs’ new report on road... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Consultant WSP achieved organic growth of 4.6% in the first three quarters of the year, according to owner professional services firm Genivar. Pierre... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
The UK’s urban transport systems lag behind the best in Europe because our transport policy-makers are too timid, too old and too... continue
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
Technology News
A US company claims that for the first time, multi-lingual announcements in human quality voices can be generated from the digital signals feeding... continue
New Transit
World
What characterizes the TTC style of intermodal hubs and makes it distinct from other transit system hubs? ¦  Weather protected connections... continue
New Transit
World Lead Story
Kenneth Lin
M ost public transit users in urban areas do not just take individual bus and rail services. They use “the system.” And that means... continue
Local Transport Today
News
URS Corporation has announced the appointment of a new executive chairman and managing director to seek growth outside the US. Tom Bishop, who will... 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
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