New drivers caught cheating on theory test

New drivers caught cheating on theory test

Sept. 20, 2017, 9 a.m.
Police in Solothurn have uncovered a high tech fraud helping new drivers to get through the theory test.
Work starts on UN tunnel in Geneva

Work starts on UN tunnel in Geneva

Sept. 19, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Preparation work has started to improve access to the United Nations in Geneva from the autoroute.
Zurich says no to metro system

Zurich says no to metro system

Sept. 19, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
The Zurich cantonal government seems to have buried the idea the city will build an underground railway forever.
Idea to let automatic only learners drive stick ridiculed

Idea to let automatic only learners drive stick ridiculed

Sept. 18, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
A proposal by the Federal Roads Office has been greeted with almost universal disdain. The idea is to allow drivers w...
Swiss relaxed about driverless vehicles

Swiss relaxed about driverless vehicles

Sept. 15, 2017, 6:05 a.m.
People in Switzerland seem to be relaxed about the growth of driverless vehicles. A survey shows 51% say they have ei...
Calls for compulsory first aid course to be scrapped

Calls for compulsory first aid course to be scrapped

Sept. 6, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
The Association of Cantonal Traffic Authorities are suggesting the compulsory first aid course which has to be comple...
Electric car owners may face road tax

Electric car owners may face road tax

Sept. 6, 2017, 8:01 a.m.
Thought you would escape fuel tax if you drive a Tesla? Think again.
Bern school experiment only succeeds in annoying students

Bern school experiment only succeeds in annoying students

Sept. 5, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
An experiment on school hours in canton Bern has only succeeded in annoying students – who didn’t want it...
TPG tests WiFi on trams and buses

TPG tests WiFi on trams and buses

Aug. 29, 2017, 8:04 a.m.
Geneva’s public transport operator, the TPG, is to launch free Wi-Fi on a selection of buses and trams – ...
TCS and Pro-Vélo in unusual link up

TCS and Pro-Vélo in unusual link up

Aug. 21, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
The motoring organization the TCS and the cycling group Pro-Velo are to join forces to break a parliamentary deadlock...
More bus lanes opened to motorcycles

More bus lanes opened to motorcycles

Aug. 16, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
More bus lanes are being opened to motorcycles and scooters. The Federal Road Office has authorized a small selection...
Discount travel card available from September

Discount travel card available from September

July 14, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
A new daily discount travel card will be introduced by public transport companies in the next few weeks.
Trains and PostBuses to test nationwide e-ticket

Trains and PostBuses to test nationwide e-ticket

July 5, 2017, 6:44 a.m.
A trial is underway to allow passengers to use train and bus services and pay after their journey using an app, which...
Renovation of Bern station gets underway

Renovation of Bern station gets underway

July 4, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
Major construction work has begun to expand Bern railway station, a building project that will cost one billion Swiss...
Geneva transport decision will mean cuts

Geneva transport decision will mean cuts

May 22, 2017, 7:01 a.m.
In Geneva, the cantonal President Francois Longchamp couldn’t hide his frustration as voters rejected a rise in...
Geneva public transport remains very slow

Geneva public transport remains very slow

May 2, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
The speed of Geneva public transport has always been criticized, but new figures show the average speed is up –...
TPG hope timetable changes will lead to support in fare rises

TPG hope timetable changes will lead to support in fare rises

April 12, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
The Geneva public transport company, the TPG, is trying to woo voters ahead of a crucial vote in May which may allow ...
Idea for urban cable cars gathers pace

Idea for urban cable cars gathers pace

March 14, 2017, 5:59 a.m.
The seemingly radical idea to improve public transport in Geneva by using urban cable cars is gathering pace.
Buses taken off road in Lausanne after fires

Buses taken off road in Lausanne after fires

March 6, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
Commuters in Lausanne will have a lighter bus service today as public transport bosses have decided to take 17 vehicl...
CEVA train link could be delayed further

CEVA train link could be delayed further

Feb. 9, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
The CEVA train link could be delayed – again. The new line running through Geneva from Annemasse to the main tr...
Bike sharing scheme to close due to lack of use

Bike sharing scheme to close due to lack of use

Jan. 23, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
Bike sharing schemes in Monthey in canton Valais and Aigle in Vaud are to be closed – because of lack of use.
Teen dies after hit by a train in Lutry

Teen dies after hit by a train in Lutry

Dec. 7, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
A teenager died when hit by a train at the station in Lutry in canton Vaud last night.
New train on Geneva Lausanne route

New train on Geneva Lausanne route

Nov. 16, 2016, 6:09 a.m.
SBB, the Swiss Federal Office of Transport, the cantons of Vaud and Geneva have inaugurated the first Leman 2030 tr...
New electric charging points open in Geneva

New electric charging points open in Geneva

Nov. 14, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
Geneva has opened up new charging points for electric cars at the Park and Ride in Bernex.
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