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LA Metro CEO endorses congestion pricing to fund free fares

Management & Operations| December 10, 2018

Rush-hour tolls on drivers could potentially fund free fares on public transit by the time the 2028 Olympics hit town, Phil Washington said.

2020 Olympics could paralyze Tokyo’s subway system, study warns

Rail| May 9, 2018

Per data from a local university, some 1.3 million spectators might join 8 million regular commuters in the greater Tokyo area.

Mobility| December 4, 2017

Mayor unveils LA Metro '28 by 28' Olympic transportation projects initiative

Seventeen projects already are slated for completion before 2028, of which four are Measure R funded and 13 are funded by Measure M. Eight additional accelerated project schedules are deemed “aspirational.”

Sustainability| October 24, 2016

Toyota announces plans to sell fuel-cell buses

Plans to introduce over 100 buses mainly in the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The buses will be sold for the first time in Japan in early 2017.

Rail| October 5, 2016

China plans world's deepest high-speed rail station under Great Wall

The new high-speed rail line will cut the journey time between Beijing and Zhangjiakou, the site of the Winter Olympics, to 50 minutes, down from more than three hours.

Rail| August 1, 2016

Officials have yet to launch Rio's $3 billion subway for Olympics

Despite a massive investment, the new subway ends 8 miles short of the Athletes' Village, so riders heading to Olympic venues will have to take a bus.

Government Issues| August 6, 2015

[Photos] Rio de Janeiro: Building up transport infrastructure for Olympic Games

Tour Rio de Janeiro's various transport infrastructure projects underway and services already launched in anticipation of the 2016 Olympic Games. Projects include bus rapid transit, expressway, light rail tram and cable car.

Government Issues| August 6, 2015

Rio's public transport transformation may be biggest legacy of Olympics

The biggest changes in the city's public transportation will include three bus rapid transit (BRT) lines, destruction of the Perimetral highway and the introduction of a light rail tram system.

Rail| November 13, 2013

Moscow offers free subway rides for squats

The squat-operated ticket machine is part of a campaign by Russia's Olympic Committee to incorporate "elements of sport into daily life," the report said.
Rail| November 13, 2013

Squat your way to a free subway ride (BBC News Russia)

An unorthodox new method of paying for a Metro ticket has been introduced in Moscow. The BBC's Steve Rosenberg tested his fitness by doing squats in return for a free underground ride.

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