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A marketing strategy brings everything together. Without one you waste time and money and going round in circles.
Knowing that you don’t know is one thing. Not knowing what you don’t know is worse…
Similar to good event management, a crucial element of business development is planning and attention to detail.
Corporate communication is a key element in your content marketing plan. It drives the consistent messages, both internally and externally, you wish to convey.
Of the many elements you need to get right in running an event, tight organisation is arguably the most important. Once the objective of the event has been established, you can’t afford to leave any stone unturned in the planning, organisation and execution.
Figuring out what your clients value, developing your offer accordingly and delivering the right and consistent message to them at the right time.
Whether you’re supplying editorial or taking up one of our standard or bespoke advertising packages, we take your messages to the people that need to hear them through a choice of publishing channels.
The LRT Monitor brings the facts, figures and contacts together in one place, so now it’s easy to search, find and get the information you need.
Now entering its 82nd year, Tramways & Urban Transit is unique as a publication founded on the needs of scheme promoters, transport operators, planners, consultants, manufacturers and campaigners for better public transport in our congested towns and cities.
As a well-established mark of excellence, a Light Rail Award adds immediate cachet to your organisationRead article
New Edinburgh City Council Chief Executive Andrew Kerr has supported the idea of extending the city’s controversial tram project to NewhavenRead article
The UK's first tram-train arrives in Sheffield just weeks after the tram-train pilot was grantedRead article
Tram-Pro takes tram driver training simulation to the next level. Innovative and dynamic with state of the art graphics and powerful analysis tools it has transformed the way, and the time, that training is conducted resulting in a robust, cost effective outcome.Read article
Throughout 2016, not a month went by without the announcement of a new driver-less automobile trial or a new record claim. The world seems to be embracing the technology to create autonomous vehicles, with all the big names you’d expect present and correct.The race is on!Read article
Ahead of his presentation at the 12th Annual UK Light Rail Conference, Dr Stuart Thomson considers the vital, and often overlooked role, of stakeholder engagement.Read article
The French tram phenomenon
Michael Taplin begins a detailed two-part exploration of the incredible growth and expansion of modern light rail in France. In this edition, he describes the background in the 1970s and ’80s.
A new path for transit?
Morgan Lyons considers some of the potential longer-term challenges for public transport from
the global pandemic.
Why rails don’t last forever…
Daniel Pyke describes some of the ways that rails degrade, offering a few pointers on how to extend the life of this key asset.
Systems Factfile: Rotterdam
Neil Pulling explores the changing role of trams in the Netherlands’ second city.
Classic Trams: Leipzig
Mike Russell continues his detailed survey of the collection in the Leipzig museum.
Tramways & Urban Transit is the world’s leading monthly publication dedicated entirely to the development and promotion of more efficient urban transport solutions.
Established over 80 years ago, the magazine is published on behalf of the Light Rail Transit Association and is circulated to the organisation’s global membership base and at news outlets around the world.
Read by senior transport professionals and campaigners alike, Tramways & Urban Transit is well-known and respected as a publication that not only reports the news, but also helps to shape the debate for improved public transport.
For a sample of our global coverage in 2019 click here
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