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Technology News
US on-line grocer Peapod has turned a busy Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) L station at State and Lake Streets into a virtual supermarket aisle,... continue
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Projects Lead Story
Daniel Wright
The announcement by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) that it is to press ahead with a long-mooted pilot scheme to test the Tram-Train concept in... continue
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Cover Story Detail
The vision of smart electric energy transfer to public transport vehicles in short bursts as they operate in urban areas may be close to being... continue
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Editorial Comment
Peter Stonham
Public transport has long traded on its green credentials and the lower carbon emissions which attend to passenger journeys on buses, trains, trams,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Intelligent public transport infrastructure manufacturer, Trueform, has been sold to UK private investment firm GIL Investments Ltd. Trueform, which... continue
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Lead Story
Engineering consultancy WSP is set to be bought by smaller Canadian professional services firm Genivar after the WSP Board agreed to recommend a... continue
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Environment
US transportation secretary Ray LaHood has announced $13.1m in federal funding for 11 innovative research and demonstration projects under the... continue
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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
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Products & Services
UK rail mobile phone ticketing pioneer Masabi has won a contract to launch the US’ first smartphone rail ticketing system for the Massachusetts... continue
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Technology News
Cubic Transportation Systems has announced the appointment of a strategic advisory board to support and guide the company's senior management team on... continue
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Technology News
A GPS-based Apple iPad app developed by volunteers in San Francisco to track the city’s buses in real time is awaiting the availability of... continue
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Bus News
Britain’s biggest bus and coach manufacturer, Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) in which Stagecoach chief executive Brian Souter has a 30% stake,... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach has agreed a deal which will increase the number of vehicles it operates in North America by over 40% to 2,700. It involves the... continue
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Bus News
National Express Group has highlighted that the UK government’s decision to scrap concessionary travel programmes for coach passengers last... continue
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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
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
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Articles
Peter Warman
The digital and data revolution is having a big impact on the wide range of professionals – and communities ­– involved in place and... continue
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Articles
Chris Cooper, IBM
A common theme among many futuristic views of our personal mobility is the way in which data will be used to make transportation smarter. But do we... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to feature
Units such as the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) at the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, University College London, and the... continue
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A recent report, Machine-to-Machine Communications: Connecting billions of devices, from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development... continue
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