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New forms of financing can significantly change the public transport market

Updated : février 18, 2020

The transition to zero-emission bus transport results in high purchase costs for the carriers. So there is a need for a different financing model. Banks are interested in offering a variant of the bus loan, as...

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London’s Heavy Goods Vehicle Safety Permit scheme

Updated : février 18, 2020

Between 2015 and 2017, Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) were disproportionately involved in fatal collisions on London’s roads ; 63 per cent of fatal collisions involved people cycling and 25 per cent involved people...

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The Sound of Silence

Updated : février 18, 2020

An innovative new bus sound began trials on London’s latest electric bus route in January. Transport for London (TfL) developed the sound, which is played through special speakers inside the front of the bus, to ensure...

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PlusBuses are a quality public transport product – A success story in 5 years

Updated : février 18, 2020

As a transport association, the VBB (Verkehrsverbund Berlin – Brandenburg) has the task of providing good bus and rail links to the whole VBB region. A real transport revolution involves shifting ever more traffic...

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EMTA is happy to support the next European Zero Emission Bus Conference that will take place on 07-08. April 2020 in Paris (France).

Updated : décembre 9, 2019

As with the previous editions of the conference, held in Cologne in 2018 and London in 2016, the Paris ZEB conference will focus on the solutions and challenges of decarbonising the bus industry. Over the two days of...

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Green deal, need for clean bus market evolution

Updated : décembre 9, 2019

EMTA and Polis with regards to the clean bus deployment as part of a future Green Deal for the EU sent on December 4 a letter to mr Frans Timmermans - EU Vice-President and Commissioner for sustainability - and mrs...

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London’s safer lorry scheme launched

Updated : novembre 4, 2019

At the end of October 2019, Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, launched the Direct Vision Standard which aims to remove the most dangerous Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) from London’s streets. The first of its kind, the Direct...

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Véligo location : 10,000 electric bikes to rent all over Île-de-France

Updated : octobre 8, 2019

Île-de-France Mobilités has rounded off its cycling policy in the Île de France region with the launch of a new, long-term rental service, with 10,000 electric bikes for 40 euros a month for all residents in the region,...

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Happy Pride in London !

Updated : juillet 3, 2019

The Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) celebrate London’s Pride this year with a trio of inclusive roundels. For the first time ever, the Bi Pride roundel can be seen across the transport network alongside...

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London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone sees 74% compliance in first month

Updated : juillet 3, 2019

Since launching in the central London congestion charging zone on 8 April 2019, the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has driven a significant increase in compliance with nearly three quarters of the vehicles driving...

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