New News information at Urban Transport Agenda New and updated information from News listed on www.urbantransport-technology.com http://urbantransport-technology.com/ en-us http://urbantransport-technology.com/ New News information at Urban Transport Agenda http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif IT-TRANS 2014 showcases security solutions for public transport http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newsit-trans-2014-showcases-security-solutions-for-public-transport-4180735 http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newsit-trans-2014-showcases-security-solutions-for-public-transport-4180735 by <br/> <br/> The 2014 IT-TRANS International Conference and Exhibition is underway in Karlsruhe, Germany, with approximately 170 companies from 26 countries presenting cutting-edge IT solutions and services for public transport. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:57:00 GMT TfL and Airports Commission disagree over cost of Heathrow third runway http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newstfl-and-airports-commission-disagree-over-cost-of-heathrow-third-runway-4882953 http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newstfl-and-airports-commission-disagree-over-cost-of-heathrow-third-runway-4882953 by <br/> <br/> The Airports Commission's estimate of the cost of rail links needed to support the third runway at Heathrow airport is as much as £11 billion below that of Transport for London (TfL), according to newly released documents. Wed, 04 May 2016 10:09:00 GMT ALEXANDER Dennis wins £50 million bus order from FirstGroup http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newsalexander-dennis-wins-50-million-bus-order-from-firstgroup-4882935 http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newsalexander-dennis-wins-50-million-bus-order-from-firstgroup-4882935 by <br/> <br/> ALEXANDER Dennis has won a £50 million order for more than 200 buses from transport company FirstGroup. Wed, 04 May 2016 09:59:00 GMT Luton airport to replace bus transfer service with light rail link http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newsluton-airport-to-replace-bus-transfer-service-with-light-rail-link-4882910 http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newsluton-airport-to-replace-bus-transfer-service-with-light-rail-link-4882910 by <br/> <br/> Luton airport plans to replace its bus transfer service with a £200m light rail link to the nearest railway station. Wed, 04 May 2016 09:37:00 GMT Electric vehicle tour of Europe launches with London conference http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newselectric-vehicle-tour-of-europe-launches-with-london-conference-4831643 http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newselectric-vehicle-tour-of-europe-launches-with-london-conference-4831643 by <br/> <br/> Business school students’ electric vehicle tour of Europe launches on 12 March with the<br />'Electric Vehicles in the UK: Turning Niche into Mainstream' conference in London. Mon, 07 Mar 2016 14:13:00 GMT Kuala Lumpur LRT extension projects set for operation http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newskuala-lumpur-lrt-extension-projects-set-for-operation-4809517 http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newskuala-lumpur-lrt-extension-projects-set-for-operation-4809517 by <br/> <br/> Two major light rail transport (LRT) projects are scheduled for operation this year as part of the Malaysian Government's ongoing commitment to urban LRT and mass rapid transit (MRT) infrastructure upgrades. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:47:00 GMT Brazil trio splits urban mobility gong http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newsbrazil-trio-splits-urban-mobility-gong-4496443 http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newsbrazil-trio-splits-urban-mobility-gong-4496443 by <br/> <br/> Three Brazilian cities have shared the 2015 Sustainable Transport Award. Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo were joint winners of the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy’s prize, which recognises vision and innovation in urban mobility. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:30:00 GMT Birmingham council unveils £4 billion transport plan http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newsbirmingham-council-unveils-4-billion-transport-plan-4444369 http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newsbirmingham-council-unveils-4-billion-transport-plan-4444369 by <br/> <br/> Three new tram lines may be built in Birmingham, UK, alongside high-speed bus routes, under a £4 billion transport plan. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:20:00 GMT ELGIN re-launches roadworks.org http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newselgin-re-launches-roadworksorg-4438045 http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newselgin-re-launches-roadworksorg-4438045 by <br/> <br/> roadworks.org, the national traffic and roadworks website, is being re-launched today with an improved mobile-friendly design and lots more information for road users and highways professionals. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:57:00 GMT Tokyo to boost tourism with new 300 billion yen rail line http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newstokyo-to-boost-tourism-with-new-300-billion-yen-rail-line-4424115 http://www.urbantransport-technology.com/news/newstokyo-to-boost-tourism-with-new-300-billion-yen-rail-line-4424115 by <br/> <br/> A new railway line is set to be built by JR East linking Haneda Airport and Tokyo city centre, reducing travel time between the two to 23 minutes in an effort to increase tourist traffic to the city. 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