Issue 6 2016

Issue #6 2016 – Digital version

Issue 6 2016 / 30 November 2016 / Eurotransport Magazine

Read the free-to-view digital version of the latest issue of Eurotransport magazine…

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Alternative Power Supplement 2016

Issue 6 2016 / 30 November 2016 /

Keolis’ Hanna Björk and Per-Erik Lund discuss ElectriCity: Gothenburg’s exciting electric bus project, with Nottingham’s heart beating with electric buses. The zero emissions race: the epic industry hurdles ahead is covered by Arriva’s Kyle Testo and James Higlett, and UK takes big strides toward clean solutions for bus as digital revolution gathers pace, as discussed by Andy Eastlake…

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Special Report: A Green Bus For Every Journey

Issue 6 2016 / 30 November 2016 / Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership

A collection of case studies showcasing the range of low emission bus technologies in use throughout the UK…

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Passengers with reduced mobility can benefit from Internet protocol-based communication services

Issue 6 2016 / 30 November 2016 / Lars Schnieder & Anna-Maria Ademeit, German Aerospace Center’s Institute of Transportation System

Public transportation and reliable mobility is of utmost importance in our society – both in urban and rural areas. During planning and the realisation of public transportation services every user group and their specific requirements must be carefully considered. Public transport operators are committed to ensuring a barrier-free public transportation service. Due to the high complexity of public transportation systems and legacy systems this barrier-freeness is still not fully realised. In this article Lars Schnieder and Anna-Maria Ademeit from the German Aerospace Center’s Institute of Transportation Systems, outline an individual travel assistance application based on Internet protoco-based communication services, which are available for all passengers on their smartphones.

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Safety & Security Supplement 2016

Issue 6 2016 / 30 November 2016 /

Kevin Hargreaves discusses TfGM’s Control Centre and integrated transport management; Making public transport safe and accessible for people living with vision impairments and London Underground’s Escalator Passenger Safety Strategy – making passengers safer is covered by Phil Harley…

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ITS deployment in Bulgarian urban areas

Issue 6 2016 / 30 November 2016 / Christina Nikolova, University of National and World Economy (UNWE) & Marta Klisurova, Transport Research Institute

In this article Christina Nikolova from the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) and Marta Klisurova from the Transport Research Institute, outline the requirements needed to develop and deploy Intelligent Transport Systems in Bulgarian cities and highlight that although progress has been made, there is still much to do.

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Metro Madrid’s innovative infrastructure inspection machine

Issue 6 2016 / 30 November 2016 / Rubén Muñoz García, Project Manager, Metro de Madrid

Following several years of suffering the impact of the economic crisis on business activity – clearly illustrated by the drop in user demand and required budgetary adjustments – Metro Madrid has persisted in its efforts to remain the preferential mobility option in the Madrid region. The following article by Rubén Muñoz García, Project Manager at Metro de Madrid, explains how the company has rallied to achieve great results despite the economic setbacks of recent years.

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Emerging smart cities in Central and Eastern Europe

Issue 6 2016 / 30 November 2016 / Artur Perchel, Manager – Central Eastern Europe & Israel, UITP

A plethora of smart city initiatives are already underway across the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region. Besides making urban services perform better and more efficiently, a smart city approach can also present great opportunities for investment in public transport and intelligent transportation systems. Here Artur Perchel, Manager – Central Eastern Europe & Israel at UITP, takes a look at how smart cities are emerging in the tech-savvy CEE region, where intelligent mobility and infrastructures are swiftly becoming a new urban paradigm.

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