On-rail competition – who wins?

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) suggests that more direct (on-rail) competition between passenger train operators in Great Britain…

Cleaning up propulsion

As sailing boats and bicycles demonstrate, clean mobility is nothing new. Yet since the mid-19th century, the abundance, low cost, and high energy storage capacity of fossil fuels…

Sitting pretty

French Railways (SNCF) is taking the 1st Class seats for its high-speed (HS) TGV trains seriously, very seriously indeed. Are you sitting comfortably?

‘Water, water, everywhere’

January 20, 1910. Rising from its bed, the river Seine creeps up over the city and its suburbs. Within a week the streets are submerged; the French capital is completely paralysed. No public transport, no heating, no communications, and no electricity. Picture the scene…

Roads on the move

From the bridle path to paved and surfaced, to highways offering services in addition, over the centuries our roads have been on the move. And today we have arrived at the so-called 5th generation…

Fill your seats, not your tank!

Sharing has certainly gained momentum in the field of transport over recent years. Yet this emerging economy is nothing new to Liftshare, which already with 30 million lift shares under its belt.

Navigating France

Keen to find out how inland waterways are performing and developing, Passion4Transport puts some questions to Guillaume Dury, head of business development, Voies Navigables de France (VNF).

Digital matters – think like a passenger

Keolis is counting on the fruits of its dedicated Observatory to stay one step ahead of the digital game. And so offer innovative and beneficial services going forward…

Sustainable city à la française

December 1, 2015, Paris: during the half-day parliamentary conference ‘Les Matinales sur la ville durable’, speakers debated the ‘sustainable city’ and the French model for appropriating this new urban order.