London to install 300 rapid charging points for electric taxis

28 Apr 2017

UK: Transport for London has selected five suppliers to fund, maintain, operate and install a network of rapid charging points for electric taxis: The Centrica Consortium of Centrica, Evolt ... more

FTA announces low-emission bus funding

28 Apr 2017

USA: The Federal Transit Administration announced on April 27 that it is to provide up to $55m per year in grants through its Low or No Emission (Low-No) Bus programme. The deadline for applications ... more

Alstom and Airbus to co-operate on cybersecurity

28 Apr 2017

CYBERSECURITY: Alstom and Airbus have signed a strategic co-operation agreement in cybersecurity that aims to develop a risk management model adapted to the evolution of the transport industry. ... more

MTR Corp to assist MRT Jakarta

28 Apr 2017

INDONESIA: Project promoter MRT Jakarta signed a memorandum of understanding with the MTR Academy on April 27 to support the development of the city’s first metro line. The MTR Academy will share operational, maintenance and ... more

Panamá City takes delivery of more Metropolis metro cars

27 Apr 2017

PANAMA: The first three metro cars to augment the Panamá City metro Line 1 fleet arrived in the city on April 26 from Alstom’s Santa Perpetua plant in Spain. Alstom is supplying 70 Metropolis cars under a contract awarded in ... more

Plans for a two-line metro network in Konya have been finalised.

Konya metro route confirmed

27 Apr 2017

TURKEY: Konya Metropolitan Municipality has finalised plans for a two-line metro network in the city. To be built in three stages, the network would connect the city’s main universities and hospitals. Plans for a metro were ... more

ABB to supply electric bus ‘opportunity charging’ stations to Harrogate

27 Apr 2017

UK: ABB has won a contract to supply electric bus charging infrastructure for a fleet of electric buses that will operate in Harrogate from 2018, the company announced on April 24. Transdev Blazefield subsidiary Harrogate Bus ... more