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

RTPI and smart ticketing: what are they for?

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  25 August 2017  •  Mark Cartwright, Managing Director of RTIG

Mark Cartwright, Managing Director of RTIG discusses why, even though it is costly, public transport needs to have smart ticketing and RTPI.

New real-time passenger information features for travellers in Quebec City

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  16 August 2017  •  ENGIE Ineo

For Eurotransport, ENGIE Ineo discusses the successful application of Real Time Nomade, an RTPI application for travelers in Quebec City.

Buses: driving the future

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  2 August 2017  •  Claire Haigh, Chief Executive of Greener Journeys

For Eurotransport, Claire Haigh, Chief Executive of Greener Journeys, explains the importance of encouraging people to use buses.

New RTPI features for passengers in Quebec City

Industry news  •  21 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Travelers on the Réseau de Transport de la Capitale (RTC) in Quebec City now have access to a new feature on the Nomade application.

Transport for London launches new digital travel assistant with Facebook

Industry news  •  13 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has launched the next generation in customer service technology with ‘TravelBot’ using Facebook Messanger.

LoRa wireless connectivity helps operators in transportation

Webinars, Z homepage promo  •  16 May 2017  •  Kontron

Improving passenger experience and predicting operational issues in vehicles with sensors are major goals for transportation operators. New technology in the low power wireless domain can help…

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.