Urban rail technology news
News about the last urban technology and innovations around the world.
UK: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan published his first draft transport strategy on June 21. It is open for public consultation until October 2. Noting that the city’s population is set to expand from 8·7 million to ... more
UK: Six start-ups have been chosen to work with Transport for London under the Nitrous innovation accelerator that aims to reduce congestion, encourage public transport use and promote walking and cycling. Nitrous has been ... more
UK: Transport for London has launched an artificial intelligence driven Facebook Messenger chatbot. TfL said it deals with a huge number of queries every day through its Facebook pages, and it hopes that the TfL ... more
DENMARK: København metro authority Metroselskabet has signed a memorandum of understanding with Ansaldo STS to develop a proof-of-concept dynamic headway technology for the city’s metro. Sensors at stations would detect ... more
FRANCE: Transdev and Delphi Automotive announced on June 7 that they are to test an automated mobility-on-demand service at two sites in France. One pilot will take place on a fixed route between the Saclay campus in southwest ... more