Gulf Times - public-transport
Singapore to deploy driverless buses from 2022: minister

Singapore to deploy driverless buses from 2022: minister

Singapore has so far avoided the massive traffic jams that choke other Asian cities like Manila and Jakarta by imposing road tolls, spending massively on public transport.

Water to be sprayed over Delhi to combat smog

Water to be sprayed over Delhi to combat smog

Illegal crop burning in farm states surrounding New Delhi, vehicle exhaust in a city with limited public transport and swirling construction dust have caused the crisis, as they do year after year.

Umm Slal workers seek better public transport

Umm Slal workers seek better public transport

With the Umm Slal municipal area witnessing a steady rise in residential units, especially those occupied by "single workers", residents have urged the authorities to improve bus services.

Commuters seek rerouting of buses

Commuters seek rerouting of buses

There is a renewed demand from commuters for change of some bus routes as they feel this would help improve patronage for these services.

Heavy rainfall hits Istanbul causing transport chaos

Heavy rainfall hits Istanbul causing transport chaos

Heavy rainfall hit Istanbul on Tuesday, flooding streets and causing disruption to public transport, officials and AFP correspondents said.

Taiwan's 'forest bus' offers leafy ride to passengers

Taiwan's 'forest bus' offers leafy ride to passengers

With moss-covered seats and an explosion of lush plants and flowers throughout its interior the "forest bus" offers a fragrant leafy ride for passengers used to crammed public transport in Taiwan's capital.

Ministry looks to develop unified public transport ticketing

Ministry looks to develop unified public transport ticketing

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) organised a workshop on Monday for companies participating in the Integrated Public Transport Ticketing & Fare Collection System tender.

Demand grows to divert, reschedule buses

Demand grows to divert, reschedule buses

A number of bus users in Qatar have sought the rescheduling and diversion of many public transport services to areas where there is more demand. These buses are seen running empty most of the time, it is learnt.

Al Sadd residents seek better access to public transport

Al Sadd residents seek better access to public transport

Residents of Al Sadd and its immediate neighbourhood have called for better direct public transport access to and from different parts of Doha.

Self-driving vehicle trials allowed on Singapore roads

Self-driving vehicle trials allowed on Singapore roads

Self-driving vehicles can now be tested on public roads in Singapore after amendments to road traffic laws were passed on Tuesday in parliament.

Residents of western areas seek buses to HIA

Residents of western areas seek buses to HIA

Residents of neighbourhoods on the western side of Doha have called for better public transport services to different parts of the city and Hamad International Airport (HIA).

Saudi freeze may be easing as Jeddah projects announced

Saudi freeze may be easing as Jeddah projects announced

Saudi Arabian authorities have announced three public transport projects in the port city of Jeddah, a sign that a freeze on new infrastructure work in the kingdom may be easing as the government slows its austerity drive.