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Trapeze Supports Autonomous Bus Project for the Vulnerable

Trapeze Supports Autonomous Bus Project for the Vulnerable

Trapeze technology has supported a successful project to launch autonomous buses for vulnerable passengers visiting a cemetery in Poland. The buses started running during the first week of October and enable the elderly to safely travel around Gdansk’s 50-hectare...

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ITxPT: Technology Standards for Public Transport

ITxPT: Technology Standards for Public Transport

Information Technology Standards for Public Transport: Delivering greater intelligence, automation and responsiveness in the delivery of mobilityExecutive Summary Local and regional authorities routinely contract out services to transport operators with a diverse...

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Case Study: Brighton & Hove Buses

Case Study: Brighton & Hove Buses

Delivering the Best Real-Time Information for an Enjoyable Passenger Experience  Brighton & Hove Buses is renowned for its singular focus on ensuring every journey is an enjoyable one for the traveling public – as evidenced by the operator being recognised as 2017...

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Demand Scheduling: The Future of Bus Networks

Demand Scheduling: The Future of Bus Networks

(This article first appeared in routeone magazine, March 19th, 2021) Recovery from Covid-19 was never likely to be easy or straight forward for the public transport industry. We have endured ridership levels at an all-time low – and the latest lockdown will place yet...

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Trapeze in London: 15 Years of iBus

Trapeze in London: 15 Years of iBus

15 years ago TfL and Trapeze began the iBus journey: one that would take us from a simple line diagram to a truly global flagship bus network. This site charts our shared journey, recalling some key moments, and sets out a plan for continued success in the future.

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TfL & Trapeze Keynote (2020 Transport Innovation Summit)

TfL & Trapeze Keynote (2020 Transport Innovation Summit)

 Simon Reed joins Trapeze CTO Peter Bell for a keynote session at the recent Transport Innovation Online Summit. This successful session covered iBus and TfL’s upcoming Adiona system which is presently being delivered by Trapeze; as well as outlining the present...

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The Case for Scheduling-as-a-Service

The Case for Scheduling-as-a-Service

Gavin John CMILT MTPS, scheduling solutions manager at Trapeze Group, explores why bus companies should consider outsourcing their scheduling services. (This article first appeared in Coach & Bus Week Issue 1398) Scheduling services are vital across dozens of...

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Comparing British Transport with Global Networks

Comparing British Transport with Global Networks

(This article first appeared in CBW, 6th August 2019, Issue 1405) I recently spent a week in the UK visiting top public transport leaders to learn how they approach the increasing demands for mobility in their nation.  After speaking with them and touring many of...

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Time for Dynamic Scheduling to ‘Flex’ its Muscles?

Time for Dynamic Scheduling to ‘Flex’ its Muscles?

COVID-19 and the Rise of Demand-Based Bus Networks by Gavin John and Pete Adney Since the world was plunged into unprecedented uncertainty earlier this year we have all had to learn to adapt. For countless bus operators across the country, COVID-19 meant that...

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Webinar: Global Perspectives on Demand Responsive Transport

Webinar: Global Perspectives on Demand Responsive Transport

Recorded: Wednesday 27th May 2020Like all forms of transport, Demand Responsive Transport (DRT) has been transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic. And with DRT servicing transportation for elderly and vulnerable passengers in many regions, it will certainly continue to be...

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COVID-19 Recovery: Lessons from China

COVID-19 Recovery: Lessons from China

In my previous article, I explained how data and global perspectives are vital resources as bus operators begin to consider how we deliver services through the expected recovery from COVID-19. Asia is a particularly useful source of information, given that the region...

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Resilience, Flexibility and Increased Passenger Confidence

Resilience, Flexibility and Increased Passenger Confidence

Global Covid-19 Response: The New Challenges of Recovery In the latest in this series, Gavin John, Scheduling Solutions Manager at Trapeze, reviews the local and global bus sector and considers the implications for operators. (This article first appeared in Coach...

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Trapeze Scheduling Solution Collaboration

Trapeze Scheduling Solution Collaboration

Trapeze Group has launched a collaborative ‘Special Interest Group’ (SIG) to develop a next-generation scheduling solution for the bus market. The group has been joined by 10 scheduling experts from five major UK bus operators – amassing some 300 years of scheduling...

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15 Years of iBus

15 Years of iBus

London today is widely recognised for its global flagship bus network – but it didn’t appear overnight, or without huge effort, vision and collaboration. Together we have been on an incredible journey, so let’s take a moment to remember what we have achieved – and to...

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Remote Access for ITS: Control Centre Web Client

Remote Access for ITS: Control Centre Web Client

With high workloads and increasing demands for remote working, dispatch staff require the ability to access their tools whenever and wherever required. With Trapeze’s Control Centre Web Client for ITS, dispatchers can monitor the network from a Smartphone, Tablet or...

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Trapeze Receives ITxPT Label for IDR On-Board Units

Trapeze Receives ITxPT Label for IDR On-Board Units

Managing and transmitting vehicle data is an essential requirement of bus and tram operators. However, the on-board vehicle technology that enables this element of fleet management has often suffered from a lack of standardisation and interoperability, with the...

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