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Trolleybus line 72 weekend route extension to Orczy tér

Updated : October 10, 2017

From Saturday, 19 August 2017, trolleybus 72 will serve an extended weekend route between Zugló railway station and Orczy tér. BKK’s network development pilot proved to be a success at July weekends when a new,...

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Licensing decision on Uber London Limited

Updated : September 27, 2017

Transport for London (TfL) has today (Friday 22 September) informed Uber London Limited that it will not be issued with a private hire operator licence after expiry of its current licence on 30 September. TfL’s...

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The Regional Transport Consortium of Madrid launches the Multi Card, the new contactless non-personal public transport card

Updated : September 14, 2017

The new transport card is a prepaid multi-person card that single tickets of Metro network and Light Rail can be charged, as well as Metrobus 10-trips tickets or suburban buses. On 7th July 2017 came into operation...

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An electric bicycle (e-bike) rental service

Updated : September 14, 2017

Île-de-France Mobilités will launch a regional electric bicycle rental service for a period of one month to one year. This summer it launched a call for bids to make 20,000 e-bikes available to the inhabitants of Paris...

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From private cars to Public Transport

Updated : September 14, 2017

Like most European capitals Vilnius city is facing congestion problems. It looks for solutions on how to save the time of the citizens and how to control the constantly rising private car use and pollution from...

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One billion journeys made by contactless payment on London’s transport network

Updated : September 14, 2017

London’s transport network recently celebrated its billionth pay as you go journey made with a contactless payment card. On average, two million journeys in London are made using contactless every day. In total, 40 per...

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Accessible rolling stock for the Helsinki region light-rail line

Updated : September 14, 2017

The first light-rail line in the Helsinki region will be completed in the 2020s between Itäkeskus, Helsinki and Keilaniemi, Espoo. The first design concept for the Artic XL cars to run on the line has been created....

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A large number of new low-emission buses introduced on HSL bus routes

Updated : September 14, 2017

Since August, 52 brand new buses have been operating on HSL bus routes. This is an unusually high number of new buses to introduce at the same time. New vehicles allow bus companies to give up older buses. The new...

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Preliminary study to connect both tramways networks in Barcelona

Updated : September 14, 2017

In March 2016, the Generalitat de Catalunya – Catalonia’s regional government – and Barcelona City Hall, signed a collaboration protocol to start a study on the feasibility of interlinking the two existing tramway...

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Testing of autonomous shuttles

Updated : September 14, 2017

Innovative public transport solutions will be gradually added to the existing offer, including the testing of autonomous vehicles on the Paris Esplanade in La Défense from June 29 to December 31, 2017, for the last...

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