Tag Archives: Public Transport

Amsterdam: IJburg’s Long Term Transit Solution – Part 2

20 Mar
GVB Amsterdam Tram Amsterdamse Brug

I posted before about IJburg in Amsterdam and the transit situation on the man made island. I suggested, rather optimistically, that a new tram service could be instigated for IJburg and outlined the route. It attracted a fair bit of attention, with some people even asking when it would start, which was a good thing […]

Introducing the “Sight of the Navigator Community”! A Brand New Forum Bringing Together Passengers and Transit Providers From All Over Europe!

11 Oct

Hi! Many of you will know that I’m passionate about travel and always keen to help people get the best out of their journey.  To support that passion today I’m launching a brand new website which aims to share and improve the experiences of travelling passengers all over Europe. The Sight of the Navigator Community […]

Transit Ticketing: Paper Tickets vs Smartcards

09 Jun
Strippenkaart Nederland Openbare Vervoer OV Ticket Kleine Groot Bus Tram Metro

June 3rd 2010 marked a public transport milestone in The Netherlands as the Strippenkaart’s validity was withdrawn completely from the Amsterdam and Rotterdam regions. The paper ticket remains popular with passengers, however despite its colourful presentation and intermodal flexibility, the way in which it was used needed a large amount of knowledge by both transit […]