【書籍】TRAMWYS&URBAN TRANSIT 2010年3月号
TRAMWAYS&URBAN TRANSIT MARCH/2010 no867
US announces radical transit funding shake-up; Heidelberg delivery of Bombardier’s first MITRAC energy-saving trams; Ontario commits CAD600m to Ottawa expansion; Merseytravel’s plan for the Wirral tramway; Transdev/Veolia merger edges closer; LRT and metro expansion in Shanghai.
Toyama Japan’s Leading Light
Yoshihiro Nogi explains how one Japanese Mayor’s close understanding of light rail’s benefits has brought together a booming coastal city.
Can second-hand trams cut costs?
Michael Taplin explores the issues and relate costs surrounding the adoption of refurbished rolling stock.
System Fact file: Mulhouse
Neil Pulling report from the small city with big light rail plans as the testbed for French tram-train service.
15 minutes with… Xavier Allard
Alstom Transportation’s Head of Design & Styling shows us a glimpse of the tram’s future, and explains why local understanding is crucial for its design.
Light rail in the time of austerity
James Harkins looks at the current funding climate and explains why delays in implementing cleaner transport modes will cost us all over the long-term.
The world’s most comprehensive light and urban rail news round-up gets even bigger and more detailed.
Why we need to follow London Rail boss Ian Brown’s call to action and will Obama’s cash pledge actually equate to more approved light rail schemes?
Classic trams: South Australia
Mike Russell begins a new series looking at the rich and varied heritage of Australasian with a visit to Adelaide’s excellent working tramways museum.