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Highlights of the EMTA general meeting in Palma de Mallorca

Updated : May 23, 2019

European metropolitan transport authorities joined in Palma to discuss payment and pricing, Mobility as a Service and decarbonization and air quality. Beginning of April 2019, representatives of 21 EMTA member...

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POLIS & EMTA Interview – Overcoming Public Sector Challenges to MaaS: Build the Public Private Partnerships to Make MaaS a Reality

Updated : May 16, 2019

This article was produced in conjunction with IMPACT>MOBILITY taking place this June in Amsterdam on June 24-25. You can download the interview in PDF below Mobility as a Service is set to revolutionize the...

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Paris to trial all-night metro operation

Updated : April 17, 2019

All-night service on selected metro and tram lines in Paris is to be trialled later this year, Ile-de-France President Valérie Pécresse announced on April 13. To relaunch going out in Paris, I have decided to break a...

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Oslo is ready for the era of electric buses

Updated : April 5, 2019

In Oslo City and Akershus county, Ruter estimates that there is only nine years left until all public transport will be zero emission. This includes buses and boats. A big step is taken this year. Oslo has had six...

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Direct financing allowed Amsterdam PTA to make fewer public transport cutbacks

Updated : April 4, 2019

New forms of financing can make an important contribution to improving public transport and making it more sustainable. The Transport Authority Amsterdam has implemented various alternative forms of financing in the...

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The Amsteltram, in 35 minutes from Uithoorn to Amsterdam South by tram

Updated : March 27, 2019

Transport Authority Amsterdam is commissioning authority for the realisation of the Amsteltram project, the first regional tramline in the Metropolitan area of Amsterdam. When completed, it is possible to travel from...

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i2030 – more tracks for Berlin & Brandenburg

Updated : March 27, 2019

What is i2030 about? The project´s name is "i2030" (co-ordination project with several subprojects): VBB coordinates the project and its partners. The project i2030 organizes the development and the enlargement of the...

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Vilnius is becoming the European capital with the most up-to-date public transport

Updated : March 27, 2019

In 2017, a record-breaking update of public transport was initiated in the capital of Lithuania. Currently there are almost 300 new public transport vehicles operating in Vilnius: at least 250 new buses and 41 new...

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Bus adaption to Copenhagen’s new metro: Nyt Bynet

Updated : March 27, 2019

Copenhagen’s new circle line metro – Cityringen – will open this summer with 17 new stops through some of Copenhagen’s most densely populated areas. The new metro line is a massive improvement to the public transportation...

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Prioritising pedestrian access to public transport

Updated : March 27, 2019

According to research in pedestrian behaviour, the prioritisation of pedestrian access to public transport can increase the amount of passengers. Therefore, Movia seeks to strengthen the interaction between...

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