Tramways and Urban Transit December 2021

Tramways and Urban Transit

Tramways and Urban Transit December 2021


INSIDE THE DECEMBER ISSUE:

YOU NEED THE RIGHT ARMOURY’
Jonathan Bray makes the case for a new approach to campaigning on light rail.

HEADING NORTH IN SEATTLE
Joe A. Kunzler takes a ride on the newest addition to the Link light rail network.

HOW DO WE REDUCE LRT’S COST?
TAUT brings together a panel of light rail experts to explore how we can improve the planning and delivery of new schemes.

CARGO TRAMS IN ZÜRICH
Andrew Thompson looks at an unusual use of the tramway in Switzerland’s biggest city.

SYSTEMS FACTFILE: DUBLIN
Neil Pulling reports on how continued tramway expansion in the Irish capital has addressed urban congestion.

CLASSIC TRAMS: INGENUITY IN PRAHA
Mike Russell and Luc Koenot report on the Czech capital’s impromptu heritage parade.

HEADLINES

UK Government confirms GBP6.9bn for city region projects;
Transport Malta publishes detailed plans for a three-line metro;
Alstom wins major tram and metro contracts in Paris;
Berlin’s tramway reaches Schöneweide;
US demonstrates lower-cost LRT options;
CRRC’s LRV design for Porto.

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