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Rome to ban buses from entering historic centre (Italy)
Dec 6, 2016 | Policy News
The city of Rome is planning to ban buses and coaches from its city centre to cut traffic congestion and improve air quality.
Linda Meleo, Rome’s councillor for transport, made the proposals at a recent city transport committee meeting.
Under the plans, from January 2018 buses and coaches will be charged higher fees to enter the city and will not be allowed at all to enter the centre – a move that will effectively stop tourist buses from operating in the Rome’s historic area.
Val-de-Marne receives accessibility award for bus stops (France)
Nov 29, 2016 | Policy News
The department of Val-de-Marne has been recognised for its work in transforming thousands of bus stops to make them more accessible for people with reduced mobility to board and exit buses.
Val-de-Marne received the award from the Syndicat des transports d’Île-de-France (STIF), the transport authority that controls the Paris public transport network and coordinates the different transport companies operating in Île-de-France.
In 2004, Val-de-Marne, located southeast of the city of Paris, set an objective to improve the accessibility of 3,000 bus stops in the department.
Daugavpils gives pensioners free public transport (Latvia)
Nov 8, 2016 | Policy News
The city of Daugavpils in Latvia is to follow in the footsteps of the capital Riga and provide pensioners with free public transport.
The measure is set to be introduced from next year and will cost € 500 000 from the municipal budget.
A journey on buses or trams currently costs 43 cents. Older people who have reached the age of 70 can already travel free, while other pensioners travel for half price.
From next year, all seniors will be able to travel for no cost.
Barcelona unveils two new electric buses and a rapid-charging station
Sep 27, 2016 | Policy News
Barcelona has welcomed two new electric articulated buses and a rapid-charging station within the...Read More
ITS for reducing CO2 emissions of heavy commercial vehicles
Sep 23, 2016 | ERTICO Activities
ERTICO – ITS Europe has released a study on the potential of ITS measures to reduce CO2 emissions...Read More
Speed assistance technology proven on London buses
Mar 24, 2016 | Policy News
Transport for London (TfL) has successfully completed trials of intelligent speed assistance (ISA)...Read More
Bus transit and tourism lessons for Mexico in Turkey
Oct 26, 2015 | Policy News
Best practices in coach tourism and urban bus rapid transit were on the agenda for the Mexican...Read More
Ford Italy Sponsors Cross-Europe Bus Adventure For Budding Entrepreneurs
Sep 1, 2015 | Policy News
A bus containing 25 young, Italian entrepreneurs will arrive in Cologne, Germany, later today...Read More
Beeline experiment goes live with a mobile app to enable smart, pre-booked express bus rides
Aug 17, 2015 | Policy News
The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) and Land Transport Authority (LTA) have launched Beeline,...Read More
Call for SME to develop vibrating wristband for bus passengers
May 8, 2015 | Policy News
The Transport Systems Catapult is looking for a small or medium enterprise to develop the...Read More
Valletta’s bus terminal to double in size
Feb 27, 2015 | Policy News
The Valletta bus terminal will double in size by July this year to accommodate the 40 new...Read More
Volvo Buses and Siemens sign global agreement on electrified bus systems
Jan 29, 2015 | Policy News
Volvo Buses and Siemens have signed a global agreement regarding supply of complete electrified bus systems to cities. Under the agreement, Volvo Buses will supply electric-hybrid buses and full-electric buses to customers, and...Read More
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