Through its joint venture in China, Keolis opened a new section of the Songjiang tram network on 10 August, bringing its total coverage up to 27 kilometres and the number of stations served to 40. In a bid to reduce numbers of urban car journeys, the network is intended to carry some 170,000 passengers per day. This milestone is important for Songjiang residents and visitors to it – who are now able to rely on a sustainable and comfortable shared mobility solution for getting around the city –, as well as for Keolis, which is bolstering its presence in China and shoring up its position as a leading global tram operator.
On Thursday, June 20th , the new UTP Executive Board unanimously elected Jean-Pierre Farandou as chairman President for the next two years. Keolis' President and CEO succeeds to Thierry Mallet in the role. The UTP is the French Public Transport Association, a professional union bringing together major public transport companies.
Since the beginning of March, close to a hundred residents in Dijon, France, have decided to leave their car in a city car park for a whole month. This initiative led by DiviaMobilités, the network operated by Keolis Dijon, and Dijon Métropole, the local transport authority, aims to promote alternatives to personal cars and discover new ways of moving around the city.
11-16-2018 On 15 November 2018, the city of Rennes launched a trial of autonomous vehiclwes on the campus of Rennes 1 university, to be run by Keolis as part of the STAR public transport network. Supported by the expertise of Keolis, a pioneer in shared mobility, this service serves to strengthen the city’s innovation strategy.
26-10-2018How do you convince school kids to put on their seatbelts? Keolis, in partnership with the MAIF Foundation, ANATEEP and BVA Nudge Unit, recently ran a five-week trial of 'nudge' techniques, on five school bus networks in France. The objective was to see whether nudge techniques actually work in getting children to wear their seatbelts.