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#51 - March 2017        



Let's have a date. Let's meet next month at the BUS2BUS event in Berlin and discuss together about all the good work our industry is doing in helping people move better. There are quite a few exciting stories in the March issue of the newsletter that stand out as a proof. And don't forget that Smart Move wants to reward all this good work this year, so come forward and nominate candidates that you find worthy of the Smart Move Awards.


 - The Smart Move team



BUS2BUS – political congress, exhibition, marketplace and Future Forum – maps opportunities for the bus and coach industry



BUS2BUS – the Berlin based trade fair for bus and coach – this year addresses key opportunities for Europe’s bus and coach industry, bringing together business, technology and policy in a unique forum to set the agenda for change. IRU will run two workshops at the Future Forum, focused on long distance coaches and coach tourism.


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Coaches the greenest form of transport in France


The French Agency for Environment and Energy Management (ADEME) published on 23 March 2017 a study report whose conclusions recognise the environmental efficiency of coach transport.


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Leading UK public transport provider commits to improving bus travel for blind and partially sighted people


Go-Ahead, one of the biggest public transport operators in UK, has signed up to RNIB’s (Royal National Institute of Blind People) Bus Charter to ensure services are accessible for passengers with sight loss.


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Self-driving bus fleet to be operational in Dubai by 2019


An automated bus networking system will start running in Dubai by 2019. The 2.5 km-long driverless bus network will link Bluewaters Island to Dubai’s metro. The system will feature 25 automated vehicles being able to carry 24 passengers each.


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Go Metro tool hopes to spur sustainable mobility solutions in South Africa


Public transport data for Cape Town has recently been made freely available in electronic form for use by developers and programmers by GoMetro. The availability of this type of data should help software developers to come up with innovative solutions like apps or platforms that would help improve mobility in Cape Town and other South African cities.


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IRU All India High-Level Group - Taking India’s sustainable mobility mission forward


Curious to know more about the work of the High-Level Group IRU established in India? Read the interview with Dr. Kulwant Singh, the coordinator of the High-Level Group to learn about the Group’s progress and its plans for the future.


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Smart Awards reward business, public policies or industry practices that increase the attractiveness, safety, security, efficiency, environmental and social performance of bus and coach transport.




...and discuss about the benefits of bus and coach transport.


Messe Berlin

BUS2BUS Marketplace Hall 21, booth 405





Congress and Exhibition


25 - 26 April 2017

Berlin, Germany

International Bus and Coach Trade Fair


23 - 26 May 2017

Madrid, Spain



European Bus Forum


29 June 2017

Manchester, UK



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