Issue 2 2017

Issue #2 2017 – Digital version

Issue 2 2017 / 11 April 2017 / Eurotransport Magazine

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

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Metro & Light-Rail In-Depth Focus 2017

Issue 2 2017 / 11 April 2017 / Eurotransport

Metro Dublin: a major step for mobility; Securing the Tyne and Wear Metro system’s future; and Midland Metro Alliance: Transforming the West Midlands…

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Smart Cities In-Depth Focus 2017

Issue 2 2017 / 11 April 2017 / Eurotransport

Captialising on emerging data; MaaS – where can money be made; A collaborative approach to UK’s smart cities; Evolving to smart mobility; and a roundtable with industry experts…

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Eurotransport’s Leaders’ Series 2017: Jacob Bangsgaard

Issue 2 2017 / 10 April 2017 / Jacob Bangsgaard, CEO of ERTICO – ITS Europe

In the second instalment of our Leaders’ Series, Jacob Bangsgaard, CEO of ERTICO – ITS Europe, gives his take on how intelligent transport systems (ITS) can improve public transport services and discusses how Mobility as a Service (MaaS) could change people’s travel habits.

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Luxembourg’s multi-modal and sustainable mobility solutions

Issue 2 2017 / 10 April 2017 / François Bausch, Luxembourg’s Minister for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure

Because of its geographic location in Europe and its sustained demographic and economic growth, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is facing an increasingly urgent and unique mobility challenge. Exclusively for Eurotransport, Luxembourg’s Minister for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, François Bausch, explains that the solution is to invest heavily in a multi-modal and more sustainable approach.

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Efficient as a tram, flexible as a bus

Issue 2 2017 / 10 April 2017 / Roger Kesteloot, Director General of De Lijn

Roger Kesteloot, Director General of De Lijn, explores the advantages of the tram bus as a mode of public transport when the construction of subway or tram infrastructure is not a feasible solution to reduce traffic congestion in cities.

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Committed to the sustainable and smart mobility revolution

Issue 2 2017 / 10 April 2017 / Alain Vidalies, Minister of State for Transport, Marine Affairs and Fisheries for France

Across the transport industry, the need for technologically innovate modes of transport and a sustainable infrastructure that benefits not only its passengers, but the environment too, has long been clear. In this article for Eurotransport, Alain Vidalies, Minister of State for Transport, Marine Affairs and Fisheries for France, explains how the country is ready and eager to meet this ideal, and is already taking steps to achieve it.

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Tackling anti-social behaviour on buses with live CCTV technology

Issue 2 2017 / 10 April 2017 / Mark Babington, Safety & Security Manager at Transport for West Midlands (TfWM)

National Express West Midlands has installed 4G Ve motion CCTV units to its vehicles, helping Safer Travel police officers to target anti-social behaviour on buses in real-time. Mark Babington, Safety & Security Manager at Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), explores the benefits of the technology and speaks with some colleagues involved for their views.

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Creating common rules for public transport accessibility in the EU

Issue 2 2017 / 10 April 2017 / Gunta Anca, Vice-President of the European Disability Forum (EDF) and Chair of the Expert Group on Transport

Gunta Anca, Vice-President of the European Disability Forum (EDF) and Chair of the Expert Group on Transport, explores how the proposed European Accessibility Act will affect persons with disabilities accessing inner-city public transport.

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