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CCW delivers four rehabbed buses to Santa Cruz Metro, US 

July 30, 2020
The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (Santa Cruz Metro) has received the final delivery of rehabbed buses from Complete Coach Works (CCW) under a contract awarded in 2019.

NYCT awards electric bus contract to New Flyer and Allison Transmission, US 

July 29, 2020
New York City Transit (NYCT) has awarded a contract to New Flyer and Allison Transmission to supply 50 Allison electric hybrid-equipped buses.

PSTA secures funding and awards construction contract for SunRunner BRT project, US 

July 29, 2020
The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) has approved a USD22.9 million contract for the construction of the SunRunner bus rapid transit (BRT) project.

Micromobility operators to deploy fleets in Paris, France 

July 24, 2020
The City Council of Paris has awarded Dott, TIER, and Lime a two-year tender to operate 5,000 scooter devices each.



Latin America


Contract awarded for Metrobus Line 5 extension, Mexico 

July 28, 2020
Mexico-based Gami Ingeniería e Instalaciones has secured a contract to develop an extension of Line 5 of Metrobús, a bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Mexico City.

Queiroz Galvao signs contract for civil works of Baixada Santista VLT Phase 2, Brazil 

July 7, 2020
Brazil-based Queiroz Galvao has signed a contract with the state government of São Paulo to execute the civil works of Baixada Santista VLT Phase 2, a light rail system.

Construction of Mayan Train Section 1 begins, Mexico 

June 10, 2020
The construction of Section 1 of Mayan Train has commenced in Campeche.

Sao Paulo Court of Justice suspends Sao Paulo Metro Line 17 systems contract, Brazil 

June 7, 2020
The São Paulo Court of Justice/ Tribunal de Justiça de São Paulo has suspended a contract signed between Companhia do Metropolitano de São Paulo (CMSP) and BYD SkyRail São Paulo to supply systems to be deployed on Sao Paulo Metro Line 17, an upcoming monorail line.



Asia Pacific


PPP contract awarded for Shenzhen Metro Line 13, China 

August 4, 2020
MTR Consulting (Shenzhen) Company Limited (MTR Consulting) in partnership with China Railway Electrification Bureau (Group) Company Limited (EEB) has secured the contract to develop and operate Shenzhen Metro Line 13 on a public private partnership (PPP) basis.

Civil works contracts signed for Malolos–Clark Railway project, Philippines [free access]

August 2, 2020
The Philippines’ Department of Transportation (DoTr) has signed two civil works contracts for Malolos–Clark Railway.

Delivery of trains for Xuzhou Metro Line 3 begins, China 

July 31, 2020
CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Rolling Stock Company Limited (CRRC) has delivered the first train to be deployed on Xuzhou Metro Line 3.

Yutong ships electric buses to Bergen, Norway 

July 29, 2020
China-based Yutong has shipped the first two batches of Yutong E12 electric buses to be deployed by Keolis in Bergen.



Europe


IFE to supply door systems for London Underground’s Piccadilly Line, UK 

August 3, 2020
Innovations for Entrance Systems (IFE), a subsidiary of Knorr-Bremse, has secured the contract to supply door systems for the Siemens Mobility trainsets that will be deployed on the Piccadilly Line of the London Underground network.

VDL to supply 70 hybrid buses to De Lijn, Belgium 

August 3, 2020
VDL Bus & Coach (VDL) has secured an order from De Lijn, the public transport operator in Flemish Region, to supply 70 Citeas SLFA-180 hybrid buses.

Masabi and Kyyti to jointly develop MaaS apps 

July 31, 2020
UK-based Masabi and Finland-based Kyyti have announced a partnership to provide Mobility as a Service (MaaS) applications (apps) to transport agencies and operators.

Volkswagen delivers 130 buses in Angola 

July 31, 2020
Volkswagen has exported 130 buses to Angola in Africa.



Middle East & Africa


WILLER and Mobileye to develop autonomous transportation solutions [free access]

July 8, 2020
WILLER, one of the largest transportation operators in Japan, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia, has entered into a strategic partnership with Israel-based Mobileye to collaborate on the testing and deployment of autonomous transportation solutions based on Mobileye’s autonomous vehicle (AV) technology.

BPTC and stc pay sign partnership agreement, Bahrain 

June 25, 2020
Bahrain Public Transport Company (BPTC) has partnered with Riyadh-based stc pay to provide commuters with a contactless solution to recharge GO Cards.

Swvl to resume operations in Kenya 

May 26, 2020
The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has permitted Egypt based Swvl to resume its bus-hailing application (app) in Kenya.

Moovit launches emergency mobilisation on-demand service, US 

April 6, 2020
Moovit has launched an emergency mobilisation on-demand service for transit agencies to use during the COVID-19 outbreak.