Published on 03.06.2015
Electric vehicles are supposed to make urban transport more environmentally friendly in the future. Using buses for short-range public transportation is a good way of helping to implement this vision: fixed routes and stops make it easier to plan and provide the requisite infrastructure. In addition, public transport sets an example to the wider public.
Published on 21.05.2015
The website CityLab recently reported on a German university student who developed a new tool for visualizing public transit in a more system-oriented way.
Published on 07.05.2015
Busworld Academy and IRU organised a two day seminar at Busworld India 2015 together with several partners such as: EBTC, UN-Habitat and Embarque. They welcomed 18 speakers in total, coming from Spain, Sweden, Belgium, India, Poland, Bulgaria, and the UK. All stakeholders concluded that a yearly seminar of the Busworld Academy, bringing together national and international bus and coach manufacturers, bus and coach and operators, knowledge centres and authorities, could bring a significant contribution to catalyse evolutions in passenger transport and coach tourism in India. This request has been well understood by the organizers who are investigating the possibilities to do so.
Published on 20.04.2015
Next week, the sixth edition of Busworld India will open its doors at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. It will be held from 28 to 30 April and is being organised by Busworld and its local partner in India, Inter Ads. Year after year, the number of exhibitors and visitors has been growing. In 2013, 93% of the exhibitors stated they would like to exhibit again in the next Busworld India. The 2015 edition will be confirming this positive trend.
Published on 02.04.2015
The global transit industry is seeing historic levels of investment. In the United States, emphasis is on the development and implementation of the latest-generation technologies, including automated fare collection (AFC) systems to passengers. With cities across the US focusing on transit-oriented development to support door-to-door integrated mobility, AFC systems have huge growth potential.