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by Alexandra Scharzenberger

INVITATION VOC-Symposium Sustainable public transport,October 5 12 AM – 6 PM IPKW, Arnhem

Can local governments play a role in the  sustainable public transport? Yes! The VOC, the Dutch association of public transport center municipalities, is therefore dedicating a symposium on this subject, organized jointly by the Clean Mobility Center and the city of  Arnhem. Further informations you find here! [more]


Presentation at InnoTrans: Electric Bus with In Motion Charging (IMC)

Please be informed, that a presentation on Thursday 22nd from 16:30 to 17:30 at the location “Speakers' Corner” Hall 14.2, Entrance East during the Innotrans exhibition in Berlin:  · What you should know about battery / electric buses!· Overview of different e-bus concepts based on 66 years of experience·   E-bus fleets: feasible or not feasible for your city?· Synergies for LRV when implementing an electric bus fleet· The double articulated electric Rapid-Bus (RBUS) of Luzern Get more information here. The presentation will be hold in English and it will get translated into German. Best regardsErik LenzVertriebsleiter Bus & E-Mobility SystemsHead of Sales Bus & E-Mobility Systems [more]

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von Jürgen Lehmann 

Bern [CH] - Planed e-buses for Route 17 were also delivered by Fa.Hess

29.05.17 - Sorry, only German Text available at time! ... more

San Francisco [US] - Additional procurement approved

29.05.17 - Following the earlier order of 60 type New Flyer XT60 articulated trolleys, MUNI has now decided to replace all of the older high-floor Skoda/ETI 14TrM by 2019. According to the official SFMTA decision from 18 April 2017, the purchase of 185 new single units was formally approved. The acquisition is valued at 245 million USD. ... more

trolley:planung - New system in Şanlıurfa planed

29.05.17 - Following the successful development of a brand-new trolleybus network with BRT qualities in the Turkish city of Malatya in March 2015, the same urban transport concept is now planed for Şanlıurfa. The first trolleybus route is to run for a length of 7 km and use 10 double articulated units. In the medium term, the acquisition of 18 more trolleybuses is foreseen, with a planned network size of 17 km. ... more

Esslingen [DE] - Plans to extend the electric service from 21% to 63%

22.05.17 - Sorry, only German Text available at time! ... more

Mexico City (Ciudad de Mexico) [MX] - DINA prototype in revenue service

22.05.17 - The DINA prototype of the namesake Mexican producer is back on the streets of Mexico City, this time even in revenue service. Already two years ago, the trolleybus had been used for trials, but because the future of the entire trolley network in the Mexican capital was uncertain at that time, no deployment on regular passenger services was made. In the mean time, the closure of the network is no longer certain, also because there has been significant political opposition to such a move. ... more

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Das "TROLLEY" - Video

The TROLLEY movie is another piece of the puzzle of the promotion activities of the "TROLLEY"-project to shape a new and more positive image of trolleybuses in Europe. The movie is based on interviews with local and regional stakeholders, which were performed in the TROLLEY partner cities Salzburg (Austria), Brno (Czech Republic), Eberswalde (Germany), Parma (Italy), Gdynia (Poland) and Szeged (Hungary). The movie highlights advantages of trolleybuses and raises hopes in what could be improved in the future to raise awareness of trolleybuses as smart, clean and green solution for urban public transportation. Watch it on YouTube.