The future of public transport

6 December 2006  •  Author(s): ET

Amsterdam is growing and as the city increases in size, its public transport network, which has been run by the metropolitan public transport company GVB for years, will also expand. Gertjan Kroon, the Managing Director of GVB since 2002, gives his vision on the challenges public transport faces and how his company is building up the strength it will require to remain Amsterdam’s public transport services provider in the future.

What is the potential of Amsterdam for a public transport company?

Amsterdam has enormous potential. Public transport can flourish where there is no space for cars. Where there is space, public transport is a community service. Where there is no space, public transport is basic necessity for keeping society mobile. And that is the case in Amsterdam.

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