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Helsinki - the walking capital of the world

Updated : July 25, 2018

HSL wants to encourage everyone in the metropolitan area to walk more. Walking brings cities to life and supports citizens’ physical and mental wellbeing. Walking is also a fundamental aspect of using public transport...

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News about public transport in Vilnius

Updated : July 25, 2018

According to the results of 2017 research of passengers flow in Vilnius, about 514 thousand passengers are transported in Vilnius by public transport on the working day. In fact, about 24.1% of all travels in Vilnius...

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Contactless payment’s popularity continues to grow

Updated : July 23, 2018

More than half of all pay as you go trips made on London’s Tube and rail services are now made with contactless payment. On buses and trams, the use of contactless is also increasing rapidly - with around 45 per cent...

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Tendering of HSL’s train services

Updated : July 23, 2018

June 2021 will mark the beginning of a new era in Helsinki region commuter train services, when the operator tendered by HSL undertakes to operate commuter trains in the region. The tendering process consist of two...

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On the verge of introduction: RIGO, the Automated Fare Collection system of Budapest

Updated : July 23, 2018

The renewal of the public transport fare system is one of BKK Centre for Budapest Transport’s most important and challenging tasks of the past few years. The project will upgrade the public transport in Budapest by...

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The North/South line: a new metro line for the Amsterdam Region

Updated : July 19, 2018

After 15 years of construction, the new North/South metro line will open in Amsterdam on July 22nd 2018. This new metro line will connect the northern part of Amsterdam with the southern part. Until now, the journey...

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New Danube Bridge planned for Budapest

Updated : July 19, 2018

City development focuses on the southern areas of Budapest, in which Csepel Island and its surroundings have tremendous untapped potentials. The area is an unexploited treasure of Budapest. The key to the rapid...

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London to see a huge increase in electric double decker buses

Updated : July 19, 2018

London’s zero-emission public transport network is to increase more than tenfold as the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced that 68 new electric double-deckers will join the bus fleet by the summer of 2019. Two...

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EMTA members sign a declaration of intent to decarbonize public transport fleets

Updated : July 19, 2018

On June 8 members of European Metropolitan Transport Authorities gathered in a general meeting in Paris to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of EMTA. To seal this special meeting members of EMTA in presence of the...

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Ambitions to achieve Zero Emission Mobility in Amsterdam region

Updated : January 24, 2018

Things are going well with the introduction of Zero Emission buses in the Amsterdam region. From April 2018 100 zero emission buses will be deployed in the area around Schiphol Airport. In summer, the Waterland region...

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