Category: Metropolitan

Commissioner Hahn urges Europeans to help shape a future EU Urban Agenda

Commissioner Hahn urges Europeans to help shape a future EU Urban Agenda

28/07/2014 | Comments (0)

Johannes Hahn, EU Regional Policy Commissioner is asking EU citizens to share their views on an EU Urban Agenda – what form it should take and how it should be put into action. The Commissioner is calling for a wide engagement by stakeholders and city dwellers in a public consultation alongside a formal Communication just […]

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EBRD: Izmir intends to procure Light Rail Transit carriages

EBRD: Izmir intends to procure Light Rail Transit carriages

24/07/2014 | Comments (0)

The Izmir Metropolitan Municipality has requested a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and intends using its proceeds for a project to procure Light Rail Transit carriages to be operated by the municipal public transport company, Izmir Metro, on the existing LRT network. The proposed project, which has a total estimated cost […]

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Old Attica train tracks to be transformed into bicycle lane network

Old Attica train tracks to be transformed into bicycle lane network

23/07/2014 | Comments (0)

The Attica Regional Authority in cooperation with experts from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) are drawing plans to transform abandoned railway tracks into bicycle lanes that if completed may link the Antonis Tristis Park in Ilion, western Athens, to the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounio, southeast of the capital. Experts will examine […]

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World Steel Association: June 2014 crude steel production

World Steel Association: June 2014 crude steel production

23/07/2014 | Comments (0)

World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 137 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2014, an increase of 3.1% compared to June 2013. World crude steel production in the first six months of 2014 was 821.3 Mt, an increase of 2.5% compared to the same period of […]

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SECUR-ED, project aimed to increase public transport security

SECUR-ED, project aimed to increase public transport security

23/07/2014 | Comments (0)

On 22 July 2014, during the event organised by Bucharest Public Transport Operator (RATB), with its partners in the European project SECUR-ED (Secured Urban Transportation – European Demonstration), the participants presented the results gathered following an international collaboration, together with other transport operators and specialized companies. The project is financed by EC through the FP7, […]

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