UIC’s Railway Talents Programme supports MoveTech, an international contest launched by SNCF and dedicated to the transformation of mobility “We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters.” Some years ago, this phrase pronounced by the American investor and entrepreneur, Peter Thiel, sounded like a death warrant for the future. It was the end of
Although many of Japan’s older night trains are being phased out, the Japan Railways are looking towards the future of travel by rail, and are getting inspiration from trains of the past such as the Orient Express. Japan Railways (JR) West will launch on June 17 2017 its new luxury train, the Twilight Express Mizukaze.
A research collaboration between the University of Arizona and the Arizona Department of Transportation will address ways to recruit, retain and promote women in the transportation workforce. A team of researchers led by Sally Stevens, executive director of the University of Arizona’s Southwest Institute for Research on Women, has partnered with the Arizona Department of
Driverless vehicles need to be considered as part of an integrated transport plan which supports existing transport networks, the UITP has recommended. The adoption of more autonomous vehicles (AV) on roads around the world “will lead to a dystopian future of even more private car traffic” unless they are integrated with traditional public transport modes.
In 2017 the TALENT networking and collaborative event (07-09 December) is organized in the frame of the Transport week taking place in Moscow, Russia from 02 till 08 December 2017. Transport Week is an annual business event that includes a series of nationwide and international activities dedicated to the transport industry. The event organized