Welcome to Reconnections’ Friday Reads. This week’s lineup: • Atmospheric Underground photos (TubeMapper) • Glasgow considering congestion charging (AirQualityNews) • Paris Mayor floats free transit for all (NextCity) • Data shows how often cars block bus & bike lanes (FastCompany) • How a few US cities are growing transit ridership (StreetsBlog) • Ghost of old L branch haunts Obama Library (Chicago Tribune) • US Parking Madness tournament (StreetsBlog) • Amazon ...
University of Huddersfield researchers have outlined how they have optimised London’s upcoming Elizabeth line underground route to lower maintenance costs associated with the inevitable wear and tear of having so many trains run across the tracks every day. The new £14.8bn Elizabeth line is expected to become operational in December 2018 and will carry an estimated 200 million passengers a year. At the University’s Institute of Railway Research (IRR), assistant director Dr Paul Allen has ...
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