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Intermodality - Articles and news items

Government announces funding for £29m Lincoln Transport Hub

Industry news  •  24 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The UK government has announced funding for a £29m Lincoln Transport Hub, including a new state-of-the-art bus station.

Urban Rail Developments supplement 2016

Issue 4 2016, Supplements, Z homepage promo  •  19 August 2016  •  Eurotransport

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…

New images: Bolton Interchange taking shape

Industry news  •  13 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for Greater Manchester has released new images displaying the latest progress made on the construction of Bolton Interchange in North West England.

Video: The 8 year construction of Schuman intermodal hub

Industry news  •  23 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

This video displays the eight year construction of Brussels’ new Schuman intermodal hub which now connects trains, subways, buses, bicycles and taxis.

Bike it or not, London’s cycle-scheme’s a winner

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  5 May 2016  •  Ian Hall

As Boris Johnson leaves London’s City Hall, Eurotransport’s Ian Hall gives a frequent user’s perspective on what have become known as ‘Boris Bikes’: the capital’s cycle-hire scheme.

Intermodality supplement 2016

Issue 2 2016, Supplements, Z homepage promo  •  3 May 2016  •  Eurotransport

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…

Sneak Peek: Intermodality [Issue 2]

Transport Extra  •  21 April 2016  •  Eurotransport

Intermodality has its challenges but is on the agenda of city transport authorities across Europe. Ian Hall invited three cities…

Cycle trial begins on Tyne and Wear Metro

Industry news  •  11 April 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A limited cycle trial has begun on Tyne and Wear Metro allowing customers to travel on the Metro with their bikes.

Transport Intermodality: Integrated Transport for the 21st Century

Transport Extra  •  3 November 2015  •  Innovate UK

Innovate UK discusses the importance of open data in establishing transport intermodality and its role in meeting the public transport demands of a technologically savvy 24/7 society. Imagine an advanced inter-connected public transport network that connects people quickly and reliably, a network that makes ticketing, routing and access to different modes of transport easier to […]

NODES project delivers toolbox for improving transport interchanges

Industry news  •  22 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A toolbox developed from findings of the concluded NODES project allows transport specialists to take steps to build better transport interchanges. New Tools for the Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges or NODES was a three-year project to establish a toolbox for industry practitioners designing interchanges which allow smooth connections between different modes of […]

NODES: A toolbox to support transport interchange performance

Issue 4 2015  •  2 September 2015  •  Caroline Hoogendoorn, NODES Project Coordinator

Interchanges play a key role in the integration of urban mobility systems and in enabling good intermodal solutions. Their efficiency is therefore essential to achieve sustainable transport objectives in Europe. The European co-funded project NODES (New Tools for Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges) has developed a Toolbox to allow practitioners to assess and benchmark their new or upgraded interchange and to improve its performance. On the verge of the project’s close – the Final Conference of the project will be held in Brussels on 22 September 2015 – what are the main outcomes that can be expected? NODES Project Coordinator Caroline Hoogendoorn takes a look…

The need for a new generation of interchanges

Issue 5 2013  •  11 November 2013  •  Gabriela Barrera, Finance & Project Manager, Polis and Frank van der Hoeven Director of Research and Associate, Professor of Urban Design, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, TU Delft

Interchanges play a key role in the integration of the urban mobility system and in enabling good intermodal solutions. Their efficiency is therefore essential to achieve sustainable transport objectives in Europe. The European co-funded project NODES1-4 (New Tools for Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges) will develop a toolbox to allow practitioners to assess and benchmark their new or upgraded interchange and to improve its performance.

NODES is a collaborative research project cofunded by the Seventh Framework Programme. It has a three year duration (start date 1 October 2012) and brings together 17 partners representing local government administrations, public transport operators, research centres and consultants and European associations.
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How would passenger intermodality ideally look like in 2020?

INIT adds Finnish market to its map

Industry news  •  17 October 2013  •  INIT

INIT will implement an Intermodal Transport Control System and a ticketing system and supply the appropriate hardware and software for public transport in the port city of Turku…

Metro do Porto: a success story moving 50 million people every year

Issue 4 2008  •  18 August 2008  •  Ricardo Fonseca, Chairman and CEO, Metro do Porto, SA

Metro do Porto was recently awarded by UITP as the Best New Light Rail System. The company has achieved an incredible 80% increase in its client rate, which recognises that this new mode of transport has had an impact at a variety of levels.

Using ITS to support intermodality and multimodality

Issue 3 2008  •  30 June 2008  •  Martin Arndt, Technical Officer, ETSI TC ITS

ETSI, the world-renowned Standards Development Organisation (SDO) produces global standards for fixed, mobile, radio, converged, broadcast and Internet technologies, and in 2007 created the Technical Committee “TC ITS” dedicated to supporting the transport sector through Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).

ITS comprises service groups and service domains resulting in the provision of ITS services which are designed to improve the safety, reliability, efficiency and quality of transport service provision – and its enjoyment.

 

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