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After a period of erosion, public transport is on a growing trend again, particularly in developed economies, where urban sprawl tends to be slowing down.
In 2014 an average of 160 million passenger journeys were done every day in the 157 cities with a metro network.
Video surveillance is a very common technology used in public transport, especially for security purposes.
Approximately 13.6 billion passengers boarded a tram or light rail vehicle in 2014 in the 388 cities where a system is running.