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Smart Move recommends the excellent GIZ China Transport Blog on Sustainable Transport in China

29 April 2016

The excellent GIZ China Transport Blog on Sustainable Transport in China provides comprehensive and well-documented articles, information and downloads containig best practices.

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IRU and Busworld Academy team up to organise a debate on clean technologies in Beijing on 24 May 2016

28 April 2016

IRU and Busworld Academy are teaming up once again, to organise an international debate on new bus and coach technologies, in Beijing China. The debate is organised within in the framework of the Beijing Bus and Truck Expo, running from 23 to 25 May 2016, with more than 10,000 visitors expected to visit the show.

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Chinese manufacturer produces world’s first fully electric double-deck bus

28 April 2016

The world’s first fully electric double-deck bus was launched by London's transport authority TfL last month. Built by the Chinese automaker BYD, the bus can carry 81 passengers and is be able to travel 180 miles (290 km) before needing to be recharged.

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U.S and Canadian coach industry continues to be strong, study shows

28 April 2016

According to a recent study commissioned by the American Bus Association Foundation, the U.S and Canadian coach industry continues to be one of the most reliable, cost effective and environmentally efficient means of transportation.

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Smart Move at the First World Conference on Tourism for Development in Beijing

27 April 2016

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of China are organising the First World Conference on Tourism for Development in Beijing on 18-21 May 2016. The topic of the conference will be “Tourism for Peace and Development”, with a kick - off high level debate on the contribution of tourism to the Sustainable Development Goals.

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China to have 200,000 greener buses by 2020

27 April 2016

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) in China has recently announced that China plans to introduce 200,000 cleaner energy buses in the urban public transport system by 2020. This means a fourfold increase from the current 50,000 environmentally - friendly buses that run on the Chinese roads at the moment.

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CPT rewards coach friendly attractions

20 April 2016

The Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT) has recently launched the Coach Friendly Attraction status that is to be offered to tourist attractions that are making an extra effort in welcoming groups travelling by coach.

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Transtopics joins the community of Smart Move partners

19 April 2016

Smart Move wishes the Indian Transport News Magazine Transtopics a very warm welcome in its community of partners.

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Bus and coach industry discusses sustainable future

19 April 2016

IRU and Busworld Academy recently organised a congress where authorities, industry decision makers and members of the press from Turkey, Asia, the Commonwealth of Independent States and Europe discussed ''Moving Towards a Sustainable Bus & Coach Future.''

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Newsletters - Smart Move India

13 April 2016

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Double collective passenger land transport to tackle climate change

12 April 2016

As EU transport and environment ministers meet in Amsterdam the ECMF calls for a holistic vision in tackling climate change and calls for the doubling of collective passenger land transport to be a formal policy objective of the EU.

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High level workshop in India tackles new mobility patterns

06 April 2016

An exclusive high level workshop entitled “How technology and new business models redefine mobility” was organised by IRU in India on 4 April 2016.

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KPIT joins the All-India Smart Move High Level Group

05 April 2016

Smart Move is glad to announce KPIT Technologies Ltd as new member of the All India Smart Move High Level Group.

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Smart Move Partners’ community continues growth

05 April 2016

Smart Move is pleased to announce two new partners. Motorindia and Distribution have joined the community of Smart Movers who share the view that buses and coaches provide an optimal solution to various mobility problems like congestion, connectivity, safety and climate change.

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Smart Urban Mobility report outlines clear direction for passenger transport in India

04 April 2016

New report on Smart Urban Mobility, commissioned by IRU initiated All India Smart Move High Level Group, has laid out clear recommendations to create a sustainable, integrated transport system for India calling for proper investment and better regulation.

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ITF joins the All-India Smart Move High Level Group

31 March 2016

The All-India Smart Move High Level Group welcomes a new member - the International Transport Forum.

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Did you know that women are more likely to take the bus than men are?

25 March 2016

Women tend to engage in more complex daily journeys than men do and they appear to be more likely to use public transportation.

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CityMobil2 project close to its end

25 March 2016

Autonomous driving technology is improving thanks to the EU-supported project, CityMobil2.

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Portrait of a powerful woman in the transport industry

25 March 2016

Edith Bischof is one of Germany’s best known business women in the transport sector. Born in 1950, she founded Bischof-Reisen in 1979 becoming the CEO of her own bus and coach company.

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English TV personality encourages women to become bus drivers

23 March 2016

Ferne McCann, an English television personality, teamed up with Stagecoach, an UK public transport provider, in its efforts to encourage more women to consider a career in the bus and coach industry.

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Bus services exclusively for women in India

23 March 2016

Last year, India saw a number of women-only bus services being launched across the country.

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Blurring the boundaries between coach and taxi

21 March 2016

The newly launched “Executive Lane” brand from Sales-Lentz Group brings a mix of high-end chauffeur-driven cars and luxury coach travel, blurring the boundaries between the two.

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Europe’s tourism sector calls for smarter Schengen visa package

15 March 2016

IRU, as part of the Network for the European Private Sector in Tourism (NET), is calling on European parliamentarians to vote for a smarter Schengen visa package.

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Long distance coach market opening and smart technology - good for business, good for customers, good for society

09 March 2016

The IRU opened its 2016 series of global debates on long distance bus and coach services and innovation with a dedicated forum in Brussels. Prominent speakers from the research community, coach operators, ride sharing platforms, information and ticketing aggregators, and representatives from the European institutions participated in the event.

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Secrets of Creating Women-Only Tours

08 March 2016

To mark International Women's Day 2016 take a look at this story Secrets of Creating Women-Only Tours By Linda Edelman

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