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Transit operators are slow to adopt electric buses

U.S. transit operators have been slow to adopt all-electric buses because of concerns about price, performance, and the still-evolving technology. The post Transit operators...

Los Angeles to Transition to Entirely Zero-Emission Bus Fleet

On November 8, 2017, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to transition the City to a fully zero-emission bus fleet by 2030, a...

APTA: GOP Tax Plans Fall Short on Key Transit Issues

On behalf of his organization’s more than 1,500 members, Richard White, acting president and CEO of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), recently issued...

Voters Approve Swaths of Transit-Related Ballot Measures in Local, State Elections

On November 7, 2017, voters from across the county approved a wide range of transit-related ballot measures in local and state elections, a sign...

TfL bus to run on coffee-powered biofuel

Transport for London (UK) will power one of its buses with biofuel created from waste coffee grounds. The post TfL bus to run on coffee-powered...

Megacities Commit to Zero-Emission Bus Technology

Twelve big-city mayors from across the globe recently committed to ensuring a fossil-fuel-free future, and they hope to do so by, among other measures,...

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Alstom supplying core systems for China's driverless metro line

Nanjing Line 7 is the eighth driverless metro line in China including Alstom solutions. Alstom Alstom signed a contract with Nanjing Metro to provide traction systems...

Deutsche Bahn resuming delivery of ICE 4 trains

As a result of the agreement, five ICE 4 trains will be accepted by DB in the coming days and enter service. Siemens Germany’s Deutsche Bahn...

One Driver Steers Two Trucks With Peloton’s Autonomous Follow System

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The transport situation in Stockholm and Copenhagen Part I

UITP Global Congress was held in Stockholm, Sweden in June. All photos courtesy Giles Bailey The UITP Global Congress was held in Stockholm, Sweden between June...