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June 5, 2015

New tram line planned in Istanbul

Istanbul’s mayor has announced construction of a new tram line between the centre of Istanbul and the district of Alibeyköy in the north of the city’s metropolitan area. With a total length of about 12 kilometres, the line will comprise 18 stations. It is expected that the new line will be completed in 30 months, […]

International ITS News, News
June 3, 2015

Ericsson Mobility Report: 70 percent of world’s population using smartphones by 2020

  Findings from the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report show that by 2020 advanced mobile technology will be commonplace around the globe: smartphone subscriptions will more than double, reaching 6.1 billion, 70% of the world’s population will be using smartphones, and 90 percent will be covered by mobile broadband networks. The report, a […]

International ITS News, News
June 3, 2015

Milan adds 1 000 e-bikes to city bike scheme

Milan has introduced 1 000 electric bicycles to its BikeMi bicycle network, boosting the total number of public bikes in the city to 4 600. The city is also planning to install a further 70 docking stations to accomodate the new e-bikes. The bicycles include batteries which allow a range of 55-65km on a single charge and can be re-charged […]

International ITS News, News
June 2, 2015

New EV charging stations planned in Hungary

Hungary is planning to install 150 charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) over the next year to encourage low-carbon transport in the country. According to the country’s Minister for the National Economy, Mihaly Varga, the government wants to see more charging facilities for EVs at major shopping centres to make daily use of an electric car more […]

International ITS News, News
April 30, 2015

Futuristic Simulation Finds Self-Driving “Taxibots” Will Eliminate 90% Of Cars, Open Acres Of Public Space

A fascinating new simulation finds that self-driving cars will terraform cities: 90% of cars will be eliminated, acres of land will open up, and commute times will drop 10%. A team of transportation scientists at the Organization for Cooperation and Development took data on actual trips in Lisbon, Portugal and looked at how a fleet […]

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