Public transport sector set for major makeover

Public transport sector set for major makeover

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is set to provide a major facelift to Qatar’s public transport sector with its Buildings Projects Department working to set up bus depots and stops in various areas.

New sustainable public transport system to be in place before World Cup

New sustainable public transport system to be in place before World Cup

A new public transport system consisting of buses using the most sustainable fuel as well as electric power will be introduced before the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, noted a top official of the tournament. “Since transportation is one of the major sources of carbon emission in any mega event, the pro

Luxembourg becomes first country to make public transport free

Luxembourg becomes first country to make public transport free

Luxembourg abolished fares for trains, trams and buses on Saturday in what the government said was a bid to tackle road congestion and pollution, as well as supporting low earners.

New system to encourage use of public transport

New system to encourage use of public transport

The Integrated Automated Fare Collection and Ticketing System, unveiled on Wednesday comes within the Ministry of Transport and Communication’s efforts ...

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.