Transport Extra

Profiles, blogs and features covering every aspect of the transport sector…

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The endless possibilities of smart cities

29 March 2017  •  Author: Graham Ellis

Eurotransport’s regular contributor, Graham Ellis, delves into the subject of smart cities, smart ticketing and the numerous possibilities of autonomous vehicles…

Metrolink celebrates its Silver Jubilee year

23 March 2017  •  Author: Councillor Andrew Fender, Chair of the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee

Councillor Andrew Fender, Chair of the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee, reflects on 25 years of Metrolink success.

How Cambridge is putting the ‘smart’ in smart cities

22 March 2017  •  Author: Rachael Harper

With Cambridge today launching the first phase of its cutting-edge Intelligent City Platform (iCP) we delve deeper into what makes a city ‘smart’ in regards to transportation and what the city of Cambridge is implementing to make sure it’s at the forefront of said technologies.

An interview with Anne Graham

16 March 2017  •  Author: Eurotransport Magazine

We speak to Anne Graham, CEO of the National Transport Authority about new technologies, environmental factors and future projects.

EVs: Supporting The Next Generation of Transport

9 March 2017  •  Author: Keir Pimblett and Alex Underwood

Against a backdrop of health concerns due to pollution, the stage is set for the rise of Electric Vehicles as part of a country’s transport objective.

Transport digitalisation and its impact on railway station innovations

2 March 2017  •  Author: Kristoff Van Leeuwen, Project Manager Station Innovation, Transport Systems Catapult

Transport Systems Catapult discusses how stations will play an important role in the digital railway revolution and highlights a project that aims to accelerate the adoption of new technologies.

Commercial Mobility as a Service in the West Midlands case study

21 February 2017  •  Author: Chris Lane, Head of Smart Travel at Transport for West Midlands and Director of Federated APIs, TravelSpirit

Chris Lane, Head of Smart Travel at Transport for West Midlands and Director of Federated APIs at TravelSpirit, discusses Commercial Mobility as a Service as a case study in the West Midlands.

First and last mile: emerging autonomous public transport

14 February 2017  •  Author: Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

With mobility solutions provider NAVYA recently demonstrating the fully autonomous ARMA shuttle at London Heathrow for the first time in the UK, Eurotransport questions whether autonomous vehicles can complete the transport jigsaw in populous towns and cities.

Driverless in Amsterdam

13 February 2017  •  Author: 2getthere

2getthere explores the potential integration of infrastructure and city development in Amsterdam via a multimodal transport hub and discovers how driverless vehicles can add value to the area.

Choosing efficient and sustainable alternative fuels for the public transport industry

8 February 2017  •  Author: Graham Ellis

Eurotransport’s regular blogger Graham Ellis explains why it’s important to implement efficient and sustainable alternative fuels over the short, medium and long term.

Crossrail prepares to install platform screen doors at Elizabeth line stations

2 February 2017  •  Author: Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Crossrail will begin fitting out full height platform screen doors at central stations on the new Elizabeth line this month. View the video of trail installations at a test facility in Wolverton…

Increased knowledge sharing between transport modes could speed up development & reduce cost of autonomous transport

31 January 2017  •  Author: Sahar Danesh, Principal Policy Advisor for Transport, Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Sahar Danesh, Principal Policy Advisor for Transport at the Institution of Engineering and Technology, discusses its latest autonomous transport report…

Safety and security within public transport systems

26 January 2017  •  Author: Graham Ellis

Eurotransport’s regular blogger Graham Ellis discusses the issues surrounding safety and security within public transport systems...

Cyber security in a transport revolution

20 January 2017  •  Author: James Gleave, Foresight Analyst at Transport Systems Catapult and owner of consultancy Transport Futures

James Gleave, a Foresight Analyst at Transport Systems Catapult and owner of consultancy Transport Futures, discusses cyber security in intelligent mobility and provides steps on staying secure.

An interview with Arriva CEO Manfred Rudhart

6 January 2017  •  Author: Eurotransport

Now after almost a year of settling into the post of Arriva CEO, Manfred Rudhart speaks to Eurotransport about his role, tapping into new markets, and his plans for Arriva’s future…

 

 

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