Tag Archives: public transport

Sustainable Transit in Basque: Kapsch TrafficCom’s Traffic Signal Priority Systems Improve Public Transport in Vitoria-Gasteiz

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom has successfully implemented traffic signal priority systems for public transport in Vitoria-Gasteiz, a city in the Basque region with approximately 250,000 inhabitants. This initiative aims to enhance sustainable mobility in the city. Kapsch TrafficCom’s technology is … Read the full press release

New ACEA Chair Domenico Nucera Aims to Lead Bus Sector Toward Decarbonization

(IN BRIEF) Domenico Nucera, President of Iveco Group’s Bus Business Unit, has been appointed as the Chairperson of the bus and coach division of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA). Nucera’s role is crucial as the European Union aims for … Read the full press release

Spanish Subsidiary of Kapsch TrafficCom to Optimize Traffic Control in Basque City

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom’s Spanish subsidiary is now managing Vitoria-Gasteiz’s traffic information and control systems, aiming to ensure safe and reliable urban mobility in the Basque city. The four-year contract, valued at EUR 4 million, covers the installation, operation, and … Read the full press release

Abidjan’s Public Transport Goes Green with Scania’s Biodiesel Pilot in Côte d’Ivoire

(IN BRIEF) Scania West Africa, in partnership with TotalEnergies Marketing Côte d’Ivoire, ANADER, and LA SIR, has inaugurated a biodiesel pilot project in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. This initiative aims to significantly reduce emissions from public transport and create local jobs … Read the full press release

Keolis Wins Contracts to Transform Public Transport and Drive Green Transition in Two French Urban Regions

(IN BRIEF) Keolis, a transportation company, has been awarded two significant contracts by urban district councils in France to improve public transport services and advance the energy transition. The first contract with Communauté de l’Auxerrois involves the operation of its … Read the full press release

EBRD Invests €4.6 Million to Enhance Public Transport and Street Lighting in Moldova’s Balti

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a €4.6 million loan to the city of Balti in Moldova to support the enhancement of public transport and street lighting infrastructure. This investment, totaling €7 million, will … Read the full press release

Busworld 2023: VDL Bus & Coach Leading the Way in Sustainable Mobility Solutions

(IN BRIEF) VDL Bus & Coach will participate in Busworld 2023, Europe’s largest bus and coach trade fair, showcasing its commitment to sustainable mobility. The event will be held in Brussels from October 7 to 12, under the theme ‘Experience … Read the full press release

Swedfund supports Lagos State Government’s plan to reduce climate footprint through alternative fuels in public transport

(IN BRIEF) Swedfund’s Project Accelerator has signed a grant agreement with the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) to carry out a study on introducing alternative fuels to Lagos’ public transport system. The study aims to reduce CO2 emissions and … Read the full press release

German Operator Rebus Regionalbus Rostock Partners with Solaris for Hydrogen-Powered Public Transport

(IN BRIEF) Rebus Regionalbus Rostock, a German public transport operator, has signed a deal with Solaris for the supply of 52 Solaris Urbino hydrogen buses, including five 18-meter articulated vehicles, by the end of 2024. The deal, Solaris’ largest contract … Read the full press release

L’administration des transports publics de Stockholm s’associe à l’AFRY pour la gestion des informations sur le trafic

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) La société d’ingénierie et de conseil AFRY a remporté un contrat de quatre ans, avec une option de prolongation de deux plus deux ans, pour aider l’administration des transports publics de Stockholm à gérer les informations de … Read the full press release

Stockholm’s Public Transport Administration partners with AFRY for traffic information management

(IN BRIEF) Engineering and consulting company AFRY has been awarded a four-year contract, with an option to extend for another two plus two years, to support the Public Transport Administration of Stockholm with managing traffic information for public transport users. … Read the full press release

T-Systems to demonstrate AI-based image analysis for passenger counting and smart displays for passenger information at IT-TRANS, the leading public transport event

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 2-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR: DTE), one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies and the largest telecommunications provider in Europe by revenue, has announced that its subsidiary T-Systems will demonstrate AI-based image analysis for … Read the full press release

T-Systems per dimostrare l’analisi delle immagini basata sull’intelligenza artificiale per il conteggio dei passeggeri e display intelligenti per le informazioni sui passeggeri a IT-TRANS, il principale evento di trasporto pubblico

(COMUNICATO STAMPA) BONN, 2-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR: DTE), una delle principali società di telecomunicazioni integrate del mondo e il più grande fornitore di telecomunicazioni in Europa per fatturato, ha annunciato che la sua controllata T-Systems dimostrerà l’analisi … Read the full press release

World’s first digital passenger information system, developed by Siemens Mobility, to debut on Vienna metro system

Innovative digital passenger information and guidance system Dynamic visual information on the X-car ensures easy and convenient use (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 13-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility, redefining mobility with intelligent infrastructure, sustainability, passenger experience and availability and a separately … Read the full press release

LineMap Draw available in revised and extended version

The new version simplifies the user-friendly creation of line network plans (PRESS RELEASE) BUXTEHUDE, Germany, 12-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LineMap Draw is a program for creating line network plans. The finished plans can be scaled and printed or saved. LineMap … Read the full press release

Stadler to supply 24 TRAMLINK streetcars plus option for 19 more to Jenaer Nahverkehr as part of 24 years contract

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 26-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler, a Swiss train maker with over 75 years of experience, has announced it will deliver 24 streetcars of the TRAMLINK type with an option for up to 19 additional vehicles to Jenaer … Read the full press release

Ivory Coast’s largest city Abidjan expands its IVECO BUS fleet to 750 city buses

Ivory Coast's largest city Abidjan expands its IVECO BUS fleet to 750 city buses

New Abidjan order includes 250 more buses from IVECO BUS, including natural gas power solutions (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 25-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Ivory Coast’s largest city Abidjan to order 200 Crossway Low Entry (LE) and 50 Crealis Natural Power (NP) … Read the full press release

The city of Valladolid will deploy an intelligent mobility solution based on Kapsch’s EcoTrafiX™ software

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA/MADRID, 27-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Kapsch Group‘s Kapsch TrafficCom will implement an intelligent mobility solution in the city of Valladolid in Spain. It will help the city get one step closer to becoming a smart city. The new … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility wins €70 million contract for the metro lines electrification of Circle Line Stage 6 and North East Line extension in Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 11-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Singapore’s Land Transport Authority appoints Siemens Mobility for the electrification of the Circle Line Stage 6 and the North East Line extension (NELe) in Singapore. The €70 million contract includes delivery of the rail … Read the full press release

ComRes survey: Overwhelming support for greater investment in public transport to help tackle air quality and crippling congestion in Scotland

New survey reveals overwhelming support for greater investment in public transport Significant backing for walking and cycling, clean air zones and bus priority measures ComRes findings revealed as Scottish Government progresses Low Emission Zones plan Technology innovation means new buses … Read the full press release

Ericsson ConsumerLab’s latest report looks into the commuter experience while using public transport and personal vehicles in London, New York, São Paulo and Shanghai

82 percent of commuters in London and 79 percent of commuters in New York use travel-related apps to plan their commute more efficiently Commuters who use smartphones perceive the public transport industry to be lagging behind and have high expectations … Read the full press release

Stagecoach Group invests more than £6.5million on new buses and coaches for its Cambridge operations

18 new coaches to be introduced on X5 service later this year A further six Scania buses ordered for Cambridgeshire Guided Busway New vehicles represent investment of more than £6.5million PERTH, SCOTLAND, 23-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Stagecoach Group today (22 … Read the full press release

Volvo to launch ultramodern noiseless electric buses in Gothenburg

19-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Buses that glide noiselessly without emissions, that pick up passengers indoors and which are powered by a renewable source of electricity – this will become a reality in 2015, through the launch of an ultramodern bus service … Read the full press release

Transport group Stagecoach confirmed the appointment of two Managing Directors at its UK Bus division

31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Philip Norwell, currently Commercial Director, Stagecoach East, will take on the role of Managing Director, Stagecoach South East from 1 September following the announcement that current South East Managing Director Paul Southgate is to retire on 1 … Read the full press release

Van Hool to present first “Exqui.City design Geneva” for TPG at UITP congress (26-30 May in Geneva)

Koningshooikt (Belgium), Geneva (Switzerland),  13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Van Hool, the independent manufacturer of buses, coaches and industrial vehicles, is presenting the first example of the new Exqui.City design Geneva (TPG) at the biennial UITP congress in Geneva, Switzerland (26-30 May 2013 … Read the full press release