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Besides public transport such as rail, metro, tram and bus networks, collective passenger transport also covers car-sharing, car-pooling and flexible mobility services such as train-taxi schemes and demand-responsive transport in areas of low demand.

Improvements to public transport services may address public transport vehicles and related infrastructure, as well as management techniques.

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By Hannah Figg / Updated: 30 Apr 2018

Bike-sharing system implemented in Banja Luka

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With two bike-share systems (in Sarajevo and Tuzla) having already been introduced in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as of March 30th the city of Banja Luka was the third to see such a development. The ‘BL bike’ system involves a total of 30 bicycles and four bike-sharing terminals across the city, which are financed by Banja Luka city administration. The aim of the scheme is to replace the use of cars for city centre journeys. There are plans to expand the scheme to an additional two locations at a later date.

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By Hannah Figg / Updated: 25 Apr 2018

“Dial-a-bus” meets “Mobility 4.0”

The first dial-a-bus service in Germany was launched in Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance 40 years ago. It was the only one with a fully flexible operation in Germany. Since 1977/78, flexible services have been established in various forms. Today, they are reaching their next level of development: called “Shared Mobility” or “Pooling-on-Demand”. For this reason, the Nahverkehrsgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg (NVBW) is going to celebrate the 40th anniversary and invites you to come to Friedrichshafen. 

By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 26 Apr 2018

Modernisation of the tram fleet in Oradea

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The Romanian Government has submitted the project "Modernization of the Tram Park in Oradea - Stage 1", through the 2014-2020 Regional Operational Programme. As reported in the Urban Mobility Plan of the Municipality of Oradea and within the Integrated Urban Development Strategy, it is one of the priority projects being identified.

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By Tom Nokes / Updated: 24 Apr 2018

Urban Mobility Index ranks 100 global cities

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Arthur D Little recently released their Future of mobility 3.0 report, which considers recent societal and technological trends alongside new mobility solutions. The report also updates the Arthur D Little’s Urban Mobility Index, increasing the scope of the index to 100 cities and expanding the assessment criteria. The index scores cities using 27 indicators to assess mobility in urban areas according to ‘maturity’, ‘innovativeness’ and ‘performance’.

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By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 16 Apr 2018
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 18 Apr 2018
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 04 Apr 2018