Posts tagged with 'News'
The Romance of the Greyhound?
The Romance of the Greyhound?
When many Americans think of Greyhound buses, they think of several things: long, time-consuming journeys, malt liquor-scented seat companions eager to discuss the terms of their parole, dreary stations on the edge of town.  “Romantic” is not necessarily a word ...
Smooth Operator: Guided Trolleybuses Debut in Bologna, Italy
Smooth Operator: Guided Trolleybuses Debut in Bologna, Italy
Guidance improves the performance and reliability of a bus or trolleybus corridor, allowing for fairly smooth approach to the bus stops or stations, with very small gaps between the platforms and the bus floor. Guidance systems protect the vehicles from ...
Ahmedabad’s Janmarg: Changing the Game for BRT Systems in India
Ahmedabad’s Janmarg: Changing the Game for BRT Systems in India
As a result of the systematic and complete consideration of all the dimensions of a full bus rapid transit (BRT) system, Janmarg is in the process of being “a high quality public transport system, oriented to the user that offers fast, comfortable and low cost urban mobility.” It can quickly become a "best practice" of BRT system implementation in South Asia.
A Fresh Perspective on BRT in India
A Fresh Perspective on BRT in India
Tathagata Chatterji, an architect and urban planner from Delhi, had a few interesting things to say today about Bus Rapid Transit in India. A few exerts follow: The context: The experimental Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Delhi, which reserves ...
Transport in the News
Photo by padawan. England – Cyclists with folding bikes flood trains, causing resentment. Is it time for more infrastructure on trains to alleviate this problem? [BBC] Taiwan – President calls on public to ride bikes to protect the environment. [The ...
Transport In The News
Transport In The News
Photo by padawan. New York and London: Importing a Decongestant for Midtown Streets [New York Times] United States: Letting the Market Drive Transportation? [Washington Post] London: Livingstone urges Porsche to drop congestion charge challenge[Gaurdian]