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    Reshaping urban mobility

    2019-07-01T09:14:00Z

    The role of urban rail is changing with the market. Automation and connectivity look set to disrupt the traditional modes of public transport provision.

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    Learning to adapt in a multimodal transport era

    2019-06-18T13:24:10Z

    Among the main messages from the UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019 was that operators have to adapt to changing mobility needs as new modes emerge.

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    The art of public transport

    2019-06-07T08:57:47Z

    Next week, the international public transport community will come together in Stockholm for the UITP Global Public Transport Summit.

  • Siemens Mobility is providing its C2X technology for the Navya autonomous vehicles in Seestadt Aspern. (Photo: Harry Hondius)
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    Driving towards a digital future

    2019-05-08T09:48:55Z

    Siemens Mobility plans to focus on aspects of digitalisation at the forthcoming UITP Summit in Stockholm, presenting three key streams ahead of the event.

  • Asia-Pacific Rail was held in Hong Kong in late March.
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    Digitalisation discussed at Asia-Pacific Rail

    2019-04-23T10:44:54Z

    The application of digital technology to metros was a core theme at the 21st Asia-Pacific Rail conference in Hong Kong.

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    UITP Stockholm 2019

    2019-03-29T09:00:00Z

    SPONSORED CONTENT: On 9-12 June 2019, the international public transport community, mobility decision makers and industry suppliers will come together in Stockholm for the UITP Global Public Transport Summit. With almost 130 years of history behind it, the UITP Global Public Transport Summit proudly remains the ...

  • CAF subsidiary RL Components presented a tram front-end produced using additive manufacturing on October 24.
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    Additive manufacturing: from cup holders to front-ends

    2019-03-22T08:00:00Z

    Additive manufacturing is emerging as a commercially viable option for producing components for transport applications, with CAF among the suppliers embracing the technology.

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    Nudging commuters to avoid the crush

    2019-01-29T11:28:32Z

    What would it take to make you change a daily habit? A small monetary incentive? Perhaps the more tangible reward of free food would do the trick. Tokyo Metro is pinning its hopes on the latter as it undertakes a two-week trial that could see commuters receive gifts ...

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    The winners and losers of Russian metros

    2018-09-14T12:33:15Z

    The 2018 FIFA World Cup highlighted some sharp contrasts between Russia’s metro networks.

  • The 2018 edition of the Singapore International Transport Congress & Exhibition took place in early July.
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    Digital transport and the challenges of urbanisation

    2018-07-19T15:28:35Z

    Digitalisation was the key topic of the SITCE conference in Singapore, held for the first time as part of the World Cities Summit.