Real-time Passenger Information (RTPI) - Articles and news items

How to design a perfect intermodal travel experience

Webinars, Z homepage promo  •  16 February 2017  •  Simpleway

This webinar discusses the key challenges in providing a seamless intermodal travel scenario and provides answers how to address these challenges…

Intelligent Transport

Events, Industry events, Upcoming events  •  4 January 2017  •  

31 October 2017, Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Westminster, London
This new one-day conference offers a chance for transport professionals to learn about and discuss the latest developments in the industry. The event will be made up of 4 streams: – Harnessing Passenger Data, Mobility as a Service, Smart Ticketing and Payments and Real-Time Passenger Information. Attendees will include Local Authorities, Passenger Transport Executives, Transport Operators, RTPI Consultants, Systems Suppliers and anyone with an interest in the industry…

Advanced mobile apps to enhance NCT’s understanding of customers in real-time

Transport Extra  •  20 October 2016  •  Eurotransport

NCT are introducing a significant upgrade to their mobile app including a new mobile ticketing and data analytics system. To learn more, Eurotransport interviewed Anthony Carver-Smith from NCT, and Tom Quay, Base, the company behind the upgrade…

RTPI & Smart Ticketing supplement 2016

Issue 5 2016, Supplements, Z homepage promo  •  19 October 2016  •  Eurotransport

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…

TfL trials battery-powered bus stop display screen delivering live travel information

Industry news  •  18 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) is trialling a new battery-powered digital bus stop display screen providing real-time travel information for passengers.

MaaS: Contributing to daily mobility needs

Transport Extra  •  25 August 2016  •  Rasmus Lindholm, Director, ERTICO – ITS Europe and Secretary General of MaaS Alliance

When the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) model became more concrete a couple of years ago in Helsinki, many in the industry welcomed it as a life-changer. It was hailed as the ultimate solution…

Traffic information? It’s created in the process

Transport Extra  •  25 August 2016  •  Anders Borring-Møller, Programme Manager, Movia Public Transport

Of course, modern traffic information within public transport is digital, based on real-time and is technically complex. However, this article is more about the process and necessary, non-technical conditions relating to traffic information than it is about technology…

Enhancing public transport with reliable and accurate RTPI

Issue 4 2016  •  19 August 2016  •  Jim Grieve, Programme Manager, SEStran & Stuart Maxwell, Director, WYG Ltd.

BustrackerSEStran is a regional fleet management and live bus information system covering south-east Scotland. Jim Grieve, Programme Manager at SEStran and Stuart Maxwell, Director of WYG Ltd, explore the challenges associated with delivering a successful long-term, multi-stakeholder public sector transport project of this type against a backdrop of significant capital and revenue budget cuts; evolving systems and communications options; and changing stakeholder aspirations…

London buses to display real-time traffic updates for drivers

Industry news  •  10 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) have announced a new trial which will see London buses display real-time traffic updates in order to help drivers avoid congestion.

opensky Data Systems & Optibus partnership plans to disrupt the public transportation scheduling and operations market in the UK

Industry news  •  28 June 2016  •  opensky Data Systems

opensky Data Systems has this week announced its UK Partnership with the award winning, Optibus…

Passengers benefit from real time information at stations across Greater Manchester

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

Passengers can now benefit from up-to-date journey information facilities providing real time information at stations across Greater Manchester.

Live travel information now available across TfL tram network

Industry news  •  26 April 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Live travel information is now available for customers travelling across the tram network via the Transport for London (TfL) website and Electronic Service Update Boards.

Real-Time Passenger Information (RTPI) supplement

Issue 1 2016, Supplements  •  25 February 2016  •  Eurotransport

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.

Realtime MultiModal Passenger App (RTPI) developed by opensky for Irelands National Transport Authority is overall winner at the eGovernment Awards

Industry news  •  8 February 2016  •  opensky

The Real Time Ireland App allows people to set alerts to inform them when their bus is 10 minutes, or 20 minutes or 30 minutes away from a certain bus stop, so they can plan when to leave home or work…

Real-time information improves Stockholm bus passenger satisfaction

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

Bus operator Keolis has installed real-time passenger information technology provided by Hogia to improve its bus passenger satisfaction rating in Stockholm.