July 1, 2015
Saudi Railways Organisation (SRO) was conceived of after World War II, to facilitate the transportation of Arabian American Oil Company (Aramco) goods from the Persian Gulf ports to warehouses in Dhahran. Construction started in October 1947 and the first line was inaugurated in October 1951.
May 1, 2015
The Metropolitan Council (Met Council) is the regional policy-making body and planning agency for the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, also known as the Twin Cities metropolitan region.
April 1, 2015
The Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) is the operator of the Taipei Metro (more commonly known as the MRT). It serves Taipei, the capital city and the largest metropolitan of Taiwan, with an urban population of 8.4 million as of March 2013.
February 1, 2015
İstanbul Ulaşım A.S. is wholly-owned by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. It operates the tramway, metro rail, light-rail transit (LRT), funicular and aerial cable cars in Istanbul.
January 1, 2015
OC Transpo provides public transit service in Ottawa, the capital city of Canada. It serves an area of about 466 square km and a population of 842,410. The number of employees as on December 31, 2012, was 2,804.
December 1, 2014
Lahore Transport Company (LTC) is a wholly-owned company of Government of Punjab (Pakistan).LTC was established in June 2009 and is responsible for evaluating and reviewing existing bus routes, proposing new routes, monitoring bus operations and planning other measures to improve public transport, excluding a rail transit in the city of Lahore.
November 1, 2014
Trens Urbanos de Porto Alegre S.A, also known as Trensurb, is the operator of the Porto Alegre metro system in the Brazilian state Rio Grande do Sul. The company was established in 1980 to construct and operate the commuter rail line on the north axis of the metropolitan area of Porto Alegre (MAP) and connect the cities of Porto Alegre, Canoas, Esteio, Sapucaia do Sul, São Leopoldo, and Novo Hamburgo.
October 1, 2014
Transport for Edinburgh is the new company created to integrate the public bus operator, Lothian Buses, with the tram operator, Edinburgh Trams, to deliver unified public transport services and ticketing for the city of Edinburgh.
August 1, 2014
The Kuwait Public Transport Company (KPTC) commenced service in 1962 to provide public transport services. It has a team of 3,529 persons and serves more than 70 million passengers annually.
June 1, 2014
The Metropolitan Public Enterprise Mobility and Public Works (EPMMOP), Quito, was formed in 1994 by merging the Municipality of Quito and Public Works (which was responsible for running the public works in the city) with Metropolitan Enterprise Services and Transportation Management (EMSAT).
May 1, 2014
In May 2014, the Saudi Arabia Public Transport Company (SAPTCO), in a joint venture with France-based Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens Développement (RATP Dev), secured the USD2.09-billion contract to procure buses as well as operate and maintain a new bus network in Riyadh for a period of 10 years.
April 1, 2014
The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), formed in 1997, is a government agency that operates the public transport bus service in the Indian city of Bengaluru, serving urban, suburban and rural areas.
February 1, 2014
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), commonly referred to as ‘Metro', is a tri-jurisdictional government agency that provides transit service in the Washington Metropolitan Area.
January 1, 2014
More people in Switzerland travel in trains than in any other country in the world. On an average, a Swiss resident travels about 2,000 km by rail every year, and a third of the citizens hold travel passes for regular public transport use.
December 1, 2013
Over the next five years, 45 per cent of the BC Transit fleet would have met end of useful life and require replacement. Further, additional buses, interchanges, park-and-ride facilities, and maintenance depots are required for service expansion.