Archive for 'Planning & Politic' Category

Mayor Roland Ries interviewed about sustainable mobility

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Monday, February 28, 2011

Roland Ries, French Senator and Mayor of Strasbourg has been interviewed by Sustainable Mobility. He explains is vision for the future of transportation. More interviews on Sustainable Mobility site.

An automated metro for the Grand Paris area

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Approved at the end of January, after a long participative public discussion, the Grand Paris Express plan represents the sum of two proposals: the Arc Express circumferential metro and the Metró Grand Paris, basically an extension to the Roissy airport of the existing Line 14. This is going to be a project for an automated […]

Should US copy Chinese plan?

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Friday, July 31, 2009

According to The Transport Politic blog it should be smarter to focus on few high speed lines trying to use them as much as possible to serve not only routes connecting stations served by HSL but also those cities linked to old lines which can benefit of travel time reduction on the high speed segment. […]