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Lagos To Divert Traffic At Marina Over Rail Project

The Lagos State government has announced plans to divert traffic on the National Theatre and Marina axes for the next seven months for works on the Blue Line rail project. Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, who made the announced in a statement on Tuesday, sàid that the road diversion would start from Monday, August …

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London-based Standard Chartered Bank offers to fund the Lagos-Calabar coastal rail with $11bn

Chibuike R. Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, revealed this in a statement on Saturday. According to him, the proposed rail line, upon completion will, as reported by TNG, pass through Calabar, Uyo, Aba, Port Harcourt, Yenagoa, Otuoke, Ughelli, Warri, Sapele, Benin, Agbor, Asaba, Onitsha, Ore, Ijebu Ode, Sagamu and Lagos. This is good news for the Southern …

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Glitches rock Lagos mass transit’s electronic payment platform

Electronic payment platform of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) scheme is having more glitches than the operators are prepared to fix. At least in the last couple of weeks, the complaints are the same – payment machines are either inaccessible or shortchange commuters. More so, the ‘hurried’ roll out is unmindful of Lagos residents …

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Lagos State unveils smart device for real time traffic management

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday unveiled the use of a smart hand-held device to reduce human interface in the management of traffic and violation of traffic laws. Addressing a news conference in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde said the hand held devices are linked to the control room and would …

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Lagos State distributes free cowry cards to ferry users

The Managing Director of LAGFERRY, Mr Ladi Balogun, made the distribution at the Day One of the Sailing’ N Smiling Promo raffle draw in Lagos on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the promo was launched on June 10 to reward loyal LAGFERRY customers, boost patronage and popularise water transportation to decongest …

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The changing and global face of mobility showcased in Hamburg

The organisers of this October’s ITS World Congress in Hamburg are promising to profile the changing face of mobility, with real-world examples of electric vehicle implementation, shared transport and autonomy taking centre stage, promising delegates the opportunity to Experience Future Mobility Now, as its theme suggests. ERTICO – ITS Europe say Hamburg delivers cleaner transport …

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ITS Nigeria International Women in Engineering Day

ITS Nigeria in collaboration with ITS (UK) held the Women in ITS meeting to mark International Women in Engineering Day, The event heard a rousing speech from one of the industry’s most experienced professionals explaining why they bring fresh thinking into the industry, and that women should be confident in their abilities. Professor Eric Sampson …

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LAGOS STATE BOOST WATER TRANSPORTATION WITH SEVEN NEW HIGH CAPACITY BOATS

The growing interest in water transportation by residents of Lagos State has received an encouraging response from the State Government. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, expanded the capacity of the Lagos State Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) with the delivery of seven additional high-capacity speed boats to shore up the agency’s fleet for rapid transit on the …

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