A study has found that the number of pedestrians in central Jerusalem has increased by 46% since the opening of the tramway in 2011.

Delhi Metro Rail Corp has invited tenders for the supply of 75 standard gauge cars for the Kochi metro.

On behalf of the state of São Paulo, CPTM has relaunched the metro Line 6 PPP tender after the previous attempt attracted no bids. The revised plan is designed to reduce risk for companies bidding for the 25-year concession to build and operate the 15·9 km line, with the state now to take on costs of relocating residents.

An €142m extension of Stuttgart light rail line U12 from Löwentor to Hallschlag opened on September 12, adding 2 km and three stops.

EIB is providing a €300m loan to support an increase in capacity on Lille’s automated metro, including the purchase of 27 Alstom rubber-tyred trainsets to enter service from 2016.

Dhaka Transport Co-ordination Authority has selected Nippon Koei Co as design consultant for the metro project, which is being funded by Japan International Co-operation Agency.

In partnership with Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development, Phoenix’s Valley Metro has designated its 28 stops as ‘Safe Places’ for young people in distress, where emergency call points can be used to contact shelter, counselling and family services.

Unique Engineering & Construction has secured a 18bn baht loan from Krungthai Bank and KTB Leasing to finance construction of the Bang Sue to Rangsit section of Bangkok’s Red Line.