Gulf Times - transport
Germany green-lights e-scooters on roads, not pavements

Germany green-lights e-scooters on roads, not pavements

Germany on Friday authorised battery-powered scooters on its streets and cycle paths but banned them from pavements to protect pedestrians as the two-wheeled craze continues to spread across Europe.

Consumer goods, transport help QSE snap 7-day losing streak

Consumer goods, transport help QSE snap 7-day losing streak

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Tuesday ended seven days of bearish run to gain 59 points, mainly on the back of strong buying especially within consumer goods and transport counters.

QSE inches near 10,500 level as consumer goods, transport lend support

QSE inches near 10,500 level as consumer goods, transport lend support

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Thursday inched near 10,500 levels, mainly on the back of strong buying interests in consumer goods and transport equities.

37 dead in another boat sinking in DR Congo

37 dead in another boat sinking in DR Congo

Thirty-seven bodies have been recovered after another boat sinking in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said Tuesday, a week after a vessel capsized with nearly 130 people on board.

At least 20 dead in Peru bus fire: emergency services

At least 20 dead in Peru bus fire: emergency services

At least 20 people were killed and about 10 injured Sunday night in a bus fire at an illegal transport terminal in the Peruvian capital, emergency services said.

Man with English flag brings Eurostar to standstill

Man with English flag brings Eurostar to standstill

British transport police on Saturday arrested a man waving a St George's English flag who spent the night on the roof of London's St Pancras rail terminal, forcing the suspension of Eurostar trains.

Ministry unveils new transport system

Ministry unveils new transport system

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) unveiled on Wednesday its ‘Integrated Automated Fare Collection and Ticketing System.’

Volvo unveils driverless electric bus in Singapore

Volvo unveils driverless electric bus in Singapore

Volvo and a Singapore university unveiled a driverless electric bus Tuesday that will soon undergo tests in the city-state, the latest move towards rolling out autonomous vehicles for public transport.

Prague declares public transport free on smoggy days

Prague declares public transport free on smoggy days

When a smog alert is declared in the Czech capital Prague in the future, public transport will be free.

Qatar shares close flat despite transport, banking buy interest

Qatar shares close flat despite transport, banking buy interest

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday witnessed more than 55% of the traded constituents end in red; yet its key benchmark was largely flat.

UN eyes rule for automatic emergency braking systems in new cars

UN eyes rule for automatic emergency braking systems in new cars

Dozens of countries have come out in favour of fresh international regulation requiring all new cars and lighter motor vehicles to be equipped with automatic emergency braking systems, the UN said Tuesday.

EU to veto rail merger in defiance of France, Germany

EU to veto rail merger in defiance of France, Germany

The EU's powerful anti-trust sheriff, Margrethe Vestager, is set to veto the merger of the Siemens-Alstom rail businesses on Wednesday, in defiance of France and Germany.