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World report on metro automation

Automated metro lines are a proven solution for metro systems around the world. As of July 2016, there are 55 fully automated metro lines in 37 cities around the world, operating in total 803km, a 14,2% increase in km over 2014 figures. The projection is that by 2025 there will be 2,300km of automated metro lines in operation. This report offers a general overview of metro automation, covering line characteristics, technological trends, supplier market share and estimated future evolution. 

Seminar: learn the stakes for public transport at COP21

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Cities are fundamental in the fight against climate change. Urban transport accounts for around 40% of emissions from the entire transport sector, and that is why urban mobility lies at the heart of the fight against climate change and the transition to a resource efficient and low carbon urban economy.

Given that cities are fundamental in meeting sustainable development goals, public transport's role in driving low carbon, resilient growth must be at the forefront of any sustainable urban mobility policy.

What future for mobility? Cities air their expectations of operators, policy-makers at joint Paris conference

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The recent 'Moving Together' conference on the subject of Europe's future mobility landscape offered a platform for cities to air their expectations of operators and EU policy-makers. It was also an opportunity for participants - including important industry stakeholders as well as European Commission figures - to discuss financing mechanisms for cities and regions whose responsibilities are being increasingly devolved without adequate review of governance and funding frameworks.

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