Tramways and Urban Transit February 2021

Tramways and Urban Transit

Tramways and Urban Transit February 2021

INSIDE THE FEBRUARY ISSUE:

RERAILING US TRANSIT
Morgan Lyons offers a few thoughts on the challenges ahead for a new US administration.

NEW TRAM WAYS FOR 2021
Mike Taplin describes how, despite the ongoing influence of the pandemic, up to 12 new LRT systems could open this year.

A FUEL CELL FUTURE FOR LRT?
As hydrogen increases in popularity as an alternative fuel, Alex Luvishis looks at how this might be used for future tramways.

SYSTEMS FACTFILE: FRANKFURT (ODER)
Tony Streeter explores the German border town that is looking forward to fleet renewal on its metre-gauge tramway.

CLASSIC TRAMS: BUENOS AIRES
Ernesto Falzone harks back to the early years of Buenos Aires’ heritage tramway.

HEADLINES

Lyon reveals EUR2.55bn five-year plan;
China opens 700km of new routes in 16days;
USD1.5bn in capital grants for US transit projects;
Amstelveen LRT conversion completed;
Bolsanaro vetoes rescue planfor Brazilian transport operators.

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