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Metropolitan region Rotterdam – Den Haag (MRDH) Towards 100% zero emission bus transport

Updated : February 25, 2020

Over the past two years, the Metropolitan region Rotterdam – Den Haag (MRDH) has been making new agreements with the public transport companies in the MRDH region about clean(er) bus transportation. In 2030, all buses...

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Copenhagen is moving to electric

Updated : February 25, 2020

In the metropolitan area of Copenhagen in Denmark, the public transport authority, Movia, is replacing diesel-powered buses and boats with electric fleets to cut emissions and become fossil-free by 2030. On December...

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A changing world: Trends and implications for public transport in the Stockholm region

Updated : February 20, 2020

The Public transport administration in Region Stockholm has released the latest trend report for 2019. The report discusses global trends (i.e. megatrends) and how they act as global drivers of society. They point to...

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Barcelona Ring Roads Low Emission Zone

Updated : February 18, 2020

Public transport will be absorbing nearly 170,000 trips more each day, thanks to the permanence of the Low Emission Zone Over the past two years, the public transport system has improved frequencies, opened new lines...

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New forms of financing can significantly change the public transport market

Updated : February 18, 2020

The transition to zero-emission bus transport results in high purchase costs for the carriers. So there is a need for a different financing model. Banks are interested in offering a variant of the bus loan, as...

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London’s Heavy Goods Vehicle Safety Permit scheme

Updated : February 18, 2020

Between 2015 and 2017, Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) were disproportionately involved in fatal collisions on London’s roads; 63 per cent of fatal collisions involved people cycling and 25 per cent involved people...

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The Sound of Silence

Updated : February 18, 2020

An innovative new bus sound began trials on London’s latest electric bus route in January. Transport for London (TfL) developed the sound, which is played through special speakers inside the front of the bus, to ensure...

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PlusBuses are a quality public transport product – A success story in 5 years

Updated : February 18, 2020

As a transport association, the VBB (Verkehrsverbund Berlin – Brandenburg) has the task of providing good bus and rail links to the whole VBB region. A real transport revolution involves shifting ever more traffic...

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London’s safer lorry scheme launched

Updated : November 4, 2019

At the end of October 2019, Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, launched the Direct Vision Standard which aims to remove the most dangerous Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) from London’s streets. The first of its kind, the Direct...

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Véligo location: 10,000 electric bikes to rent all over Île-de-France

Updated : October 8, 2019

Île-de-France Mobilités has rounded off its cycling policy in the Île de France region with the launch of a new, long-term rental service, with 10,000 electric bikes for 40 euros a month for all residents in the region,...

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