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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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ELENA facility supports Movia transition to electric buses and boats

Updated : March 27, 2019

The Danish regional public transport authority Movia has received a grant of EUR 1,119,000 from the ELENA facility for technical assistance to prepare a transition of parts of the fleet of buses and ferries operated...

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Denmark : Combining demand responsive public transport with fixed bus and train networks in a digital journey planner

Updated : March 27, 2019

The transport authorities in Denmark have found a viable solution to the well-known and worldwide challenge of first & last mile transportation that can provide a both cost effective and high-level public...

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HSL to pilot a kick scooter service in summer 2019

Updated : March 27, 2019

Some 30 scooter stations will be built in Vuosaari, East Helsinki, allowing residents to rent a scooter for short-time use. The scooter sharing service pilot run by HSL (Helsinki Region Transport) and Samocat Sharing...

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