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Issue #2 2017

Here’s a summary of what you’ll find in the next issue of Eurotransport:

  • Leader series with Mr Jacob Bangsgaard, Chief Executive Officer, ERTICO – ITS Europe
  • National Express West Midlands’ CCTV technology on buses
  • The latest developments to the European Accessibility Act mean for the industry?
  • Luxembourg’s new tram line and its 9 multimodal hubs to combat the country’s national mobility problems
  • Inner-city public transport developments in France – a ministerial overview
  • Update on Nexus’ Modernisation Programme – revamping stations and refurbishing trains, track and cables
  • In-Depth Focus: Smart Cities
  • In-Depth Focus: Metro & Light Rail

 

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digital issue #1 2017

Issue #1 2017 – Digital version

Author(s): Eurotransport Magazine

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

digital issue #1 2017 safety & security in-depth focus

Safety & Security In-Depth Focus 2017

Author(s): Eurotransport

Secure, safe and seamless operations; Policing London’s Night Tube; Ensuring safety and service efficiency for bus users in Malta; and Combatting today’s cyber threat in transport…

digital issue #1 2017 intermodality in-depth focus

Intermodality In-Depth Focus 2017

Author(s): Eurotransport

Moving toward MaaS transportation; Seamless mobility in Prague; A customer centric future for intermodality; and an economic agenda for smart and integrated travel…

digital issue #1 2017 autonomous vehicles in-depth focus

Autonomous Vehicles In-Depth Focus 2017

Author(s): Eurotransport

Automation and the future of public transport; Driverless technology – a commitment to the future; and Making the ParkShuttle ready for the future…

Eurotransport’s Leaders’ Series 2017: Jonathan Bray

Author(s): Jonathan Bray, Director, Urban Transport Group

Jonathan Bray, Director of the Urban Transport Group, launches Eurotransport’s 2017 Leaders’ Series and gives his opinion on some current industry concerns including the use of Big Data, Open Data, the implications of Brexit, and the continual aim for the Group to support its members.

The voice of today’s passenger

The voice of today’s passenger

Author(s): Claire Walters, Chief Executive, Bus Users UK

Claire Walters joined Bus Users UK as Chief Executive in 2012 with a single focus; to ensure the voice of the passenger is heard by decision-makers at all levels, from central government to transport planners, local authorities and operators. Here Claire writes that a lot of this work is, naturally, behind the scenes but with the UK’s Buses Bill likely to reach the final stages in Parliament imminently, there’s a lot to do.

Metroshuttle improves travel for deaf and visually impaired passengers

Metroshuttle improves travel for deaf and visually impaired passengers

Author(s): Howard Hartley, Head of Bus at Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM)

Howard Hartley, Head of Bus at Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), discusses how on-board Next Stop Announcement technology is helping to make bus travel easier for passengers with visual or hearing difficulties in Greater Manchester.

C-ITS – just a technology for cars?

C-ITS – just a technology for cars?

Author(s): Suzanne Hoadley, Senior Manager at Polis

You may well be questioning why there is an article about C-ITS (cooperative ITS) in Eurotransport, a quintessential public transport publication. After all, isn’t C-ITS a technology invented by car manufacturers to make journeys smoother for car drivers? This is often the reaction that Suzanne Hoadley, Senior Manager at Polis, receives when the subject of C-ITS is raised in discussion with her public transport colleagues, as well as some local authorities. In this article Suzanne addresses the progression of the technology in recent years, highlighting how it can be better utilised in the public transport sector.

Sustainable mobility – made in Germany

Sustainable mobility – made in Germany

Author(s): Sophia Sünder – Manager of Outreach and Communication for the Transport and Urban Development Focus Area at the GPSM

As a network of information exchange and communication, the German Partnership for Sustainable Mobility (GPSM) helps to strengthen international dialogue on sustainable transport. 170 reputable international and German companies active in the sustainable urban transport sector participate in the partnership today and offer their field of expertise – ranging from start-ups, to universities, to established companies such as Siemens and the KfW. In this article for Eurotransport, Sophia Sünder – Manager of Outreach and Communication for the Transport and Urban Development Focus Area at the GPSM – elucidates the origins of the association’s history and shares its goals to enhance sustainable mobility for the future.

New trains for the Wuppertal Suspension Railway

New trains for the Wuppertal Suspension Railway

Author(s): Wuppertaler Schwebebahn

The Wuppertal Suspension Railway (Wuppertaler Schwebebahn) is the world’s oldest electric elevated railway with hanging cars and is a unique system1 . Carrying approximately 80,0001 passengers per weekday through the German city, the world-famous ‘monorail’ has been largely modernised with the most recent investment focusing on new ‘Generation 15’ trains.

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Supplements

Supplements & Special Editions

 

Safety & Security In-Depth Focus 2017

20 February 2017

Secure, safe and seamless operations; Policing London’s Night Tube; Ensuring safety and service efficiency for bus users in Malta; and Combatting today’s cyber threat in transport…

Intermodality In-Depth Focus 2017

20 February 2017

Moving toward MaaS transportation; Seamless mobility in Prague; A customer centric future for intermodality; and an economic agenda for smart and integrated travel…

Autonomous Vehicles In-Depth Focus 2017

20 February 2017

Automation and the future of public transport; Driverless technology – a commitment to the future; and Making the ParkShuttle ready for the future…

Alternative Power Supplement 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…

Special Report: A Green Bus For Every Journey

30 November 2016

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

Safety & Security Supplement 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…

RTPI & Smart Ticketing supplement 2016

19 October 2016

In our RTPI & Smart Ticketing Supplement, we have articles about Malta’s tallinja card success; Nottingham’s advanced mobile apps; expansion of Denmark’s Rejsekort system; and how Stagecoach is tackling passenger demands…

Bus supplement 2016

19 October 2016

Belgrade’s new e-bus network; a global overview of the full-electric bus market; exploring wireless technology benefits on buses; development of the European Bus and Coach Passenger Rights regulation, creating a fair deal for Scotland’s bus users; and a look at the EBSF_2 project are all topics in our Bus Supplement…

ITS & Transport Management supplement 2016

19 August 2016

In this supplement: Mobility as a Service (MaaS) – a new way of using ITS in public transport; ITS is dead, long live ITS; ITS Netherlands and the future of public transport; City of Turku leads the way towards public transport digitalisation and MaaS in Finland…

InnoTrans 2016 Show Preview

19 August 2016

With InnoTrans 2016 just around the corner, Eurotransport’s Show Preview of the global public transport industry trade fair gives you exhibition advice, an overview of what highlights to expect, industry-expert opinions about the show, plus we have some exhibitors explain what they will showcase at their stands…

Urban Rail Developments supplement 2016

19 August 2016

In this Urban Rail Developments supplement: A new way of thinking in a devolved world; The Moscow Little Ring Railway rises to meet demand; Eole – a project to transform mobility; Adapting to meet demand: the railways in and around Prague…

Bus Rapid Transit supplement 2016

20 June 2016

In this Bus Rapid Transit supplement: Developing the new Belfast Rapid Transit system; The North West’s first guided busway has arrived; Moving BRT forward…

Smart Cities supplement 2016

20 June 2016

In this Smart Cities supplement: Shaping smart cities by Ivo Cré; The symbiotic ecosystem of smart mobility and smart cities by Marko Forsblom; Traffic planning in Malmö supports a sustainable and smart city by Milan Obradovic; Innovative times for public transport by Ian Hall

CCTV & Control Rooms 2016

3 May 2016

Tomás Melero explains how CITRAM is revolutionising the traditional concept of public transport management; Eduardo Hernandez Ledesma discusses intelligent image analysis; and Thomas Kritzer looks at CCTV as a multipurpose tool…

Intermodality supplement 2016

3 May 2016

Dorthe Nøhr Pedersen discusses multi-modal travel promoted by public transport authorities; Peter Boulton looks at the delivery of effective and functional interchanges in Greater Manchester; and Ian Hall asks whether intermodality is a key element for urban mobility strategies…

European Bus Forum 2016 – Event Preview

3 May 2016

We preview this year’s European Bus Forum, where leading figures will showcase their vision and expertise, plus debate funding, regulation, scheduling and service design, BRT and DRT systems and passenger demand and expectations…

Transport Accessibility supplement 2016

25 February 2016

In our first-ever Accessibility Supplement, Dora Ramazzotti at SRM gives an overview of how accessible Bologna’s public transport network is, and Ezio Castagna from CTM explains how Cagliari is investing in vehicles and infrastructure to enhance accessibility. Plus Gunta Anca from the EDF says that the industry must do more as a whole to achieve accessibility for all…

Real-Time Passenger Information (RTPI) supplement

25 February 2016

In this Real-Time Passenger Information Supplement, TfL’s Strategy & Planning Manager Silke Elvery offers insight to how London is improving the way passengers access information, plus Anders Borring-Møller from Movia Public Transport explains his organisation’s strategy to renew traffic information.

Vehicle Design supplement 2015

17 December 2015

In our latest Vehicle Design Supplement, articles cover the design of the Avenio M for the city of Ulm; how the FLEXITY 2 meets passenger demands in Ghent and Antwerp; and David beer from Transport Focus takes a look at what passengers really want…

Ticketing supplement 2015

17 December 2015

In our latest free-to-view Ticketing Supplement, contributions come from Barry Dorgan at Ireland’s NTA covering the success of Leap Card; a future ticketing outlook from Philippe Vappereau from CAN, and Steve Wakeland from ITSO discusses how 2016 will be a crucial year for smart ticketing in the UK…

Real-Time Passenger Information (RTPI) supplement 2015

2 November 2015

In our latest free-to-view Real-Time Passenger Information Supplement, systems and technology under the spotlight include those in Stuttgart (Germany) and Poole (UK), plus we cover First Hampshire’s technology roll-out…

Winter Operations Supplement 2015

2 November 2015

John Gorman from First Scotland East and Michael Andersson from Helsingin Bussiliikenne Oy (HelB), discuss that, ultimately, the work never ends when planning and preparing for continuous operations during harsh winter months…

Bus Rapid Transit Supplement 2015

2 September 2015

In our latest Bus Rapid Transit Supplement, Geoff Inskip, Chief Executive at Centro explores the ‘Sprint’ rapid transit system on its way to Birmingham, Rob Ash, MetroBus Officer gives an overview of the new express bus service for the West of England region, Dervla McKay, General Manager at First Solent explains the BRT scheme in south Hampshire, and Alberto González Pizarro from Keolis looks at what elements should be considered when designing a BRT network. Plus we preview the Coach & Bus Live show…

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) & Traffic Management supplement 2015

2 September 2015

Dominik Grögler, Head of Engineering at BERNMOBIL takes a look at big data in public transport, Simon Beasley, Transport Network Manager at Reading Borough Council explores the wider picture of open standards and Paul Kompfner, Head of City Programme at ERTICO – ITS Europe says that ITS can be an urban mobility dream. Plus we preview the 22nd ITS World Congress…

Busworld Kortrijk 2015 Show Preview

2 September 2015

Busworld Kortrijk 2015 Show Preview: take a look at what the show has to offer this year.

Sustainable Public Transport supplement 2015

30 June 2015

In our latest Sustainable Public Transport Supplement, there are showcased articles about electric buses in Dresden, improving the air-quality in Barcelona Metro, plus looking at the TRANSFORuM and CHIC projects…

Station & Stop Developments supplement 2015

30 June 2015

In our latest free-to-view Station & Stop Developments Supplement, David Rowe, Head of Borough Projects & Programmes at TfL and Erica Ward, Accessibility Office at WYCA, look at improving accessibility at stops in London and West Yorkshire respectively, and Anne Kiernan, Chief Architect from RPA, provides details about constructing and developing tram stops in Dublin…

Transport Ticketing supplement

6 May 2015

In our latest free-to-view Transport Ticketing supplement, Steve Wakeland, General Manager at ITSO Limited, covers the importance and benefits of smart ticketing, plus Jason Angelopoulos, Transport Economist from the Athens Urban Transport Organisation, gives details about implementing m-ticketing in Athens…

Transport Safety & Security supplement

6 May 2015

In our latest Transport Safety & Security Supplement, Anders Lukowski, Strategy Implementation Manager from Arriva Denmark, gives details about Arriva Denmark’s proactive approach to road safety, plus Gab Parris, Railway Engineering Consultant, gives a comprehensive comparison into metro platform and track protection systems…

European Bus Forum 2015 – Show Preview

6 May 2015

Back in Manchester by popular demand, the 2015 European Bus Forum will present leading figures from the European bus industry, who will come together to debate everything of critical importance to the development of Europe’s bus networks. Taking place on 2 July 2015, the event has attracted a great deal of interest and support within the industry, and over the next few pages, you can read about who is involved and why this looks set to be Eurotransport’s best bus event to date…

Automated Metros supplement

12 March 2015

In our latest free-to-view Automated Metros supplement, Rory O’Neill looks at the future for the DLR, Edgar Sée provides details of the automation of Paris Metro Line 4, and Peter Gurník discusses new functionalities towards higher automation levels…

Ticketing supplement

5 January 2015

In our latest free-to-view Ticketing Supplement, representatives from Västtrafik, Kontiki, the OSPT Alliance, the UITP and ITSO Limited take a look at the progression of contactless payment technology in the public transport sector…

Vehicle Design supplement

22 December 2014

In our latest free-to-view Vehicle Design Supplement, Mike Weston from TfL gives details about bus sensor technology trials in London; Richard McClean from DB Regio Tyne & Wear explains the Metro’s massive refurbishment programme; and Yannis Vardakastanis from the EDF outlines the importance of vehicle design for persons with disabilities…

Winter Operations supplement

24 October 2014

In our latest-free-to-view Winter Operations Supplement, industry experts from Gothenburg and Helsinki cover details of how transport operators prepare their networks and vehicles for continuous operations during the harsh winter months…

Sustainable Mobility supplement 2014

24 October 2014

In our latest free-to-view Sustainable Mobility Supplement, Gloria Esposito from the LowCVP takes a look at the UK low carbon bus market; Esther Kreutz-Hassinen gives details about the CH4LLENGE project she coordinates; and Industry Consultant Doug Jack takes a look at the different low carbon bus vehicles available…

Real-Time Passenger Information supplement

24 October 2014

In our latest free-to-view Real-Time Passenger Information Supplement, representatives from Cardiff Bus, West Berkshire Council and the Strasbourg Transport Company take a look at their new developments and technology updates.

Bus Rapid Transit supplement

20 August 2014

In our latest free-to-view Bus Rapid Transit supplement, Gavin Booth from Bus Users Scotland takes a look at what passengers expect from BRT networks, Arno Kerkhof from the UITP explores the success of Brazilian BRT systems, and Industry Consultant Doug Jack highlights why he thinks BRT is the flexible option for cities…

Safety & Security supplement

20 August 2014

In our latest free-to-view Safety & Security supplement, James Kelly at the BSIA takes a look at innovative security technology for city transport networks, Dave Gorshkov from the APTA CCTV Standards Committee focuses on Operational Control Room technology, and Andrea Soehnchen from the UITP provides a SECUR-ED project update…

Real-Time Passenger Information supplement 2014

4 July 2014

In our latest free-to-view Real-Time Passenger Information supplement, Phil Young provides a look at the details behind Transport for London’s new website, Mark Cartwright from the RTIG takes a look at what people really want from real-time systems, and Andreas Küster from the Fraunhofer Institute provides details about ‘SMART-WAY’ – a new navigation system for the public transport industry…

Ticketing supplement 2014

4 July 2014

In our latest free-to-view Ticketing supplement, articles come from Tobyn Hughes at Nexus with details about the new Pop card in the North East of the UK, an article about Barcelona’s new ‘T-Mobilitat’ ticketing system, plus a look at evolving AFC systems on smartphones…

Safety & Security supplement 2014

30 April 2014

In our latest free-to-view Safety & Security supplement, fire researchers from the SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden assess the dangers of fires breaking-out on-board buses; James Kelly from the BSIA takes a look at the importance of CCTV in the industry; David Roney from the British Transport Police tells how the force keep the UK’s railways safe; and Independent Transport Consultant Geoff Dunmore looks at how transport organisations should prepare for and manage networks during major events…

ITS & Transport Management supplement 2014

30 April 2014

In our latest free-to-view ITS & Traffic Management supplement, articles come from ITS-Finland; the City of York Council; and Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg. Topics presented include the use of multi-modal transport planners and their contribution to how passengers travel in cities and even across borders…

TETRA supplement 2014

3 March 2014

Why TETRA for the European urban public transport market?
TETRA evolution for future needs
Show Preview: Critical Communications Europe

Automated Metros supplement 2014

3 March 2014

TMB: four years of operating three automated lines
Copenhagen Metro: transforming city travel
Metro automation: a proven and scalable solution

Vehicle Design supplement 2013

17 December 2013

First Glasgow’s investment in new vehicles to drive passenger growth
Passenger-focused vehicle design
Designing city bus engines to improve fuel consumption

Ticketing supplement 2013

17 December 2013

ITSO-compliant ticketing takes another step forward
New vehicles and ticketing technology enhance bus transport in Coventry
Giving passengers what they want
The CNA – proud to be the frontrunning initiator

Bus Rapid Transit supplement 2013

12 November 2013

Improving connections: the Leigh–Salford– Manchester busway
Supporting the industry: the Bus Rapid Transit Centre of Excellence
Current deployment of worldwide BRT systems

Sustainability supplement 2013

12 November 2013

The bus – a route map for green growth
Red buses going green for London
Tackling transport isolation
Working together for sustainable public transport growth

Safety & Security supplement 2013

23 August 2013

Fall in Metrolink crime creates rise in passenger satisfaction (Peter Cushing, Metrolink Director, Transport for Greater Manchester)
Staff: essential for improving the perception of network security? (Thomas Kritzer, Chairman, UITP Security Commission)
Demand for lone worker protection set to rise in the transport sector (Patrick Dealtry, Chairman of the Lone Worker Section of the British Security Industry Association)

ITS & Traffic Management supplement 2013

23 August 2013

Buses and trams continually monitored (Stefan Burkhart, Head of Telecommunications, SSB)
Compass4D: a tale of seven cities (Pierpaolo Tona, Compass4D Project Coordinator and Project Manager / Carla Coppola, Communications Officer, ERTICO – ITS Europe)
Multi-modal journey planners are becoming reality for Central Europe (Martin Böhm, Head of Unit ‘Mobility Systems and ITS Deployment’, AustriaTech)

Real-time Passenger Information supplement

4 July 2013

Something for everyone: why realtime matters (David Brown, Chair of pteg)
Raising the confidence of bus passengers (Guy Dangerfield, Passenger Manager, Passenger Focus)
Real-time expansion for Warsaw’s tram network (Joanna Baczewska, Member of the Management Board – CFO, Tramwaje Warszawskie)
The new normal (Mark Cartwright, Managing Director, RTIG)

Ticketing supplement

3 July 2013

Leading the UK’s m-ticketing revolution (Mark Yexley, Operations and Commercial Director, Arriva UK Bus / Thomas Ableman, Commercial Director, Chiltern Railway / Louise Blyth, Head of Marketing, CrossCountry)
ITSO, European Standardisation and the Smart Ticketing Alliance
The importance of sharing knowledge and experience

Metros supplement

25 April 2013

Metro de Madrid: Crucial to the backbone of mobility (Ignacio González Velayos, CEO, Metro de Madrid)
EIB supports European metro network developments (Maj Theander, Director of the Mobility Department, European Investment Bank)

TETRA supplement

25 April 2013

Securing intermodal public transport communications with TETRA (Robin Davis, Chairman of the TETRA + Critical Communications Association (TCCA) Transportation Group)
STIB/MIVB plans further rollout of TETRA-network (Frédéric Jans-Cooremans, Spectrum and Radio Project Manager, STIB/MIVB and Philippe Soyez, Programme Manager Digital Radio, STIB/MIVB)
Show preview: Critical Communications World 2013

60th UITP World Congress and Mobility & City Transport Exhibition

25 April 2013

Two years after a highly successful congress in Dubai, the international public transport community will meet again in Geneva from 26-30 May 2013 for the 60th UITP World Congress and Mobility & City Transport Exhibition.

Security supplement

5 March 2013

Keep metal thieves at a red signal
(James Kelly, Chief Executive, British Security Industry Association (BSIA))
Making metro vehicles a less attractive target for terrorists
(Conor O’Neill, Rail Vehicles Group Manager, NewRail, Newcastle University)
Meeting current and future security challenges on the DLR
(Bob Gough, Operational Security Manager, Serco Docklands)

Communications supplement

5 March 2013

All aboard the ‘social media’ bus
(Ian Craig, Managing Director of Lothian Buses)
Getting on-board with Wi-Fi
(Robert Montgomery, Deputy Managing Director, Stagecoach UK Bus)
On-board Wi-Fi helps transform Arriva’s customer service in the Netherlands
(Ietze Van Der Meer, Business Unit Director (Bus), Arriva Nederland)

Ticketing supplement

3 January 2013

Joining the 21st century – introducing an AFC system in Budapest (Dávid Vitézy, CEO and Member of the Management Board, BKK Centre for Budapest Transport)
What can LASSeO do for you? (Mick Davies, Chairman, LASSeO Ltd)
Show preview: TRANSPORT TICKETING 2013

Vehicle Design supplement

3 January 2013

Arriva: meeting modern demands in bus design (Ian Tarran, Engineering Director at Arriva UK Bus)
Creating a new generation of urban bus systems (Umberto Guida, EBSF Project Director and Pauline Bruge, EBSF and 3iBS Junior Project Manager, UITP)

Transport Sustainability supplement 2012

7 November 2012

Cutting edge technology at the heart of £50m sustainable travel programme for West Midlands (Conrad Jones, Head of Sustainability, Centro)
Tube Lines’ environmental performance (Steve Judd, Head of Environment and Sustainability, Tube Lines)
Leading the way forward in running low carbon buses (Gloria Esposito, Programme Manager, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP))

Bus Rapid Transit supplement 2012

7 November 2012

Development of the Luton Dunstable Busway: serving a conurbation (Keith Dove, Service Manager – Transportation Strategy & Regulation, Luton Borough Council)
Providing an enhanced travel system between Rotherham and Sheffield (Tony Belshaw, Senior Public Relations Officer, South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE))
Show Preview: EURO BUS EXPO 2012

Security supplement

30 August 2012

SECUR-ED: providing a set of tools to improve urban transport security (Jan Steinkohl and Yves Perreal, SECUR-ED Project Coordinators)
CCTV in public transport: no longer a nice to have! (Dave Gorshkov CEng FIET, Chair, APTA Technical Standards Working Group CCTV & VCA Standards and Eurotransport Editorial Board Member)
SMRT’s security and emergency planning philosophy and initiatives (Maurice Tan and Vaswani Anand Lachman, Security & Emergency Planning, SMRT Trains Ltd)

ITS & Traffic Management supplement

30 August 2012

ERTICO – ITS Europe’s activities in public transport: Taking a holistic approach to mass transit (Hermann Meyer, Chief Executive Officer, ERTICO – ITS Europe)
Technologies and components for bus, metro and tram (ITS (UK))
New ITS ecosystem to play remarkable role in future urban transport in Finland (Kimmo Ylisiurunen, Secretary General, ITS Finland)

Innotrans 2012 supplement

30 August 2012

On 18-21 September 2012, Berlin will once again be the centre of the transport technology world when InnoTrans 2012 brings together representatives from all transport sectors – trade and industry, policy-makers and academia – all offering their views on transport technology innovations. For the first time, InnoTrans will occupy the entire exhibition grounds, and with over 2,450 exhibitors, the ninth InnoTrans is the biggest showcase for the world’s transport technology to date.

Ticketing supplement

26 June 2012

Redesigning Helsinki’s fare and ticketing system (Suvi Rihtniemi, Executive Director, Helsinki Regional Transport Authority)
Calypso developments: benefits, technology and implementations (Philippe Vappereau, President of Ixxi and Chairman of Calypso Networks Association)
Making a ‘smart’ move (Lindsay Robertson, Director of Member Services, ITSO Ltd)
The key to transforming the passenger ticketing experience (Stephen King, Marketing & Sales Manager, Go North East)

Real-Time Passenger Information supplement

26 June 2012

RTPI systems – helping to remove the barrier to bus use (Stephen Morris, General Manger, Bus Users UK)
Public transport technology: another one will be along in a minute (David Brown, Chair, RTIG)

TETRA Communications – Free to view supplement

1 May 2012

TETRA – meeting the current and future needs of public transport around the world (Robin Davis, Chairman of the TETRA + Critical Communications Transportation Group)
Brussels metro communicates via TETRA (Marc Van den Eede, Administrative Manager of Telecommunication Tender Specifications and Frédéric Jans-Cooremans, Head of Traffic Telecom Department, STIB/MIVB)
Show Preview (TETRA World Congress 2012)

Ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games – Free to view transport supplement

1 May 2012

DLR – meeting the challenge of 2012 (Jonathan Fox, Director, Docklands Light Railway (DLR))
Olympic plans in place for Newcastle (Bernard Garner, Director General of Nexus)
Transport planning for London 2012 (David Emmerson, Head of Rail Contracts, Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA))

Safety & Security Supplement (free to view)

29 February 2012

Sophisticated control keeps urban crowds moving (James Abbott, Technical Editor)
CCTV surveillance in focus for transport security (James Kelly, Chief Executive, British Security Industry Association)
Safety can’t wait! (Thierry Guinard, Safety and System Senior Engineer for Keolis LRT and Metro Department)

Metro Supplement (free to view)

29 February 2012

Modernising Moscow Metro (Ivan Besedin, Head of Moscow Metro)
Investing in a new era (Stephanie Todd, Communications Officer, Strathclyde Partnership for Transport)

Ticketing Supplement (free to view)

9 January 2012

Transport for London gets ready to open up option for contactless bank card ticketing (Shashi Verma, Director of Fares & Ticketing, Transport for London)
ITSO – determined to deliver (Michael Leach, CEO, ITSO Limited)
Groundbreaking bus ticketing technology at the heart of First UK Bus’ growth strategy (Giles Fearnley, Managing Director of FirstGroup’s bus division, First UK Bus)
LASSeO: helping to deliver electronic services for the public sector using the full potential of smartmedia (Mick Davies, Chairman, LASSeO Ltd)

Bus Rapid Transit supplement (free to view)

9 January 2012

Cambridgeshire deliver a true BRT experience for passengers (Bob Menzies, Head of Delivery and Chris Poultney, Project Manager, Cambridgeshire Guided Busway, Cambridgeshire County Council)
Hampshire’s Bus Rapid Transit Scheme on track to open in spring 2012 (Councillor Melville Kendal, Executive Member for Environment and Transport, Hampshire County Council)
Turning to BRT for cost effective and low impact urban mass transit (Colin Brader, Managing Director, Integrated Transport Planning Ltd (ITP))

Vehicle Design supplement (free to view)

2 November 2011

Lothian Buses’ modern fleet reflects their commitment to passengers (Ian Craig, Managing Director, Lothian Buses)
The importance of vehicle interior design for Metro Do Porto (Armando Sena, responsible for Rolling Stock and Depots, Metro do Porto)

ITS supplement (free to view)

2 November 2011

The work of ITS Finland for the urban public transport marketplace (Kimmo Ylisiurunen, Secretary General, ITS Finland)
Intelligent Transport Systems at TRL (Richard Walker, Manager of the Sustainable Mobility Group and Peter Vermaat, Principal ITS Consultant in the Sustainable Mobility Group, TRL)
Dynamic passenger information offers greater value – information keeps us mobile (Matthias Stahel, Head of Corporate and Marketing Communications, Trapeze ITS Switzerland GmbH)

Platform Screen Doors supplement (free to view)

23 August 2011

Miryam Hernández from the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) asks whether platform screen doors are the system of choice when considering platform/track protection systems.

Real-time passenger information (RTPI) Supplement (free to view)

22 June 2011

Providing real-time intermodal services to the European traveller (Martin Böhm, Head of ITS Deployment Unit, AustriaTech GmbH)
Steering RTPI in the right direction (Neil Scales, Chair, Real-Time Information Group (RTIG)
Enhancing RPTI systems to benefit passengers (Pete Bond, Transport Partnerships Manager Bus, Centro)

TETRA Supplement (free to view)

22 June 2011

TETRA – trusted by public transport (Phil Kidner, CEO, TETRA Association)
Developments in the TETRA statndard for advanced data (David Chater-Lea, Chairman ETSI TC TETRA WG4)

 

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