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The Uniquely “Urban” Coastal Tram – Kusttram

By Aleksandra Ianchenko (with contributions from Louise Sträuli and Tauri Tuvikene) If we start thinking about trams, the following range of images will, perhaps, appear in our mind: The night street with the illuminated tram in the middle, a vintage tramcar running through the city, passing by old buildings with decorated facades or, finally, the …

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Public Transport as Public Space at the T2M Conference, Paris, 18 October 2019

Blogpost by Tauri Tuvikene “Public transport as public space” was a triple session held on Friday 18 October 2019 at the International Association of the History of Traffic, Transport and Mobility (T2M) conference in Paris (which ran from 16 to 19 October), put together by Tauri Tuvikene, Wojciech Kębłowski and Wladimir Sgibnev. The total of eleven …

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Kicking off the work: Meeting and presentations in Tallinn, 26-27 May 2019

The core PUTSPACE research team met up in Tallinn on the evening of 26 May. On the morning of 27 May members of the project team presented the project overall and the work packages within it to an audience of researchers and practitioners largely based in Estonia. Three Associated Partners (APs) on the project were …

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Heritage trams out and about in Brussels and Leipzig

Project PUTSPACE officially began on 1 May 2019. On the same day, but actually in celebration of 150 years of tramways in the city, thousands of people attended a parade in Brussels, where all generations of rolling stock rode near the King’s palace. Older vehicles came from Brussels’s tram museum. Slightly earlier, in Leipzig, an …

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PUTSPACE in Estonian news (24 April 2019)

PUTSPACE Project Leader Tauri Tuvikene explaining how public transport can be public space for a major news programme by Estonian Public Broadcasting (with English subtitles).