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Bike taxi to be launched in Kazakhstan in 2014

The new transport will not look anything like Asian pedicabs. Kazakhstan bike taxi is a model optimized in Berlin in 1997: organizer.

Bike taxi to be launched in Kazakhstan in 2014
Dutch duo peddle old bikes as fashion, furniture
Dutch duo peddle old bikes as fashion, furniture

Two Dutch entrepreneurs have found a novel way to make money out of the thousands of bicycles abandoned in the Netherlands each year, by turning them into designer fashion items and furniture.

Dutch duo peddle old bikes as fashion, furniture
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US drops plan to allow pocket knives on flights

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), bowing to a chorus of outrage led by flight attendants, abandoned Wednesday its plan to allow pocket knives in carry-on baggage.

US drops plan to allow pocket knives on flights
Skirt-clad Romanian women promote 'stylish' cycling
Skirt-clad Romanian women promote 'stylish' cycling

More than 1,500 Romanian women in colourful skirts and high heels cycled through the country's main cities to promote urban biking as a "stylish and fun" way of transport.

Skirt-clad Romanian women promote 'stylish' cycling
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Aktau seaport to reach capacity of 18 million tons by 2020

The capacity of Aktau seaport in Kazakhstan is expected to reach 18 million tons of cargoes by 2020.

Aktau seaport to reach capacity of 18 million tons by 2020
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo by Marat Abilov©
Kazakhstan to increase NATO freight traffic to Afghanistan

We are now preparing to expand the transit potential for NATO freights by means of Kazakhstan's Caspian port in Aktau: Nazarbayev.

Kazakhstan to increase NATO freight traffic to Afghanistan
Freight wagons on Zhetygen-Korgas railroad
Freight traffic on Zhetygen-Korgas railroad to make 2 million tons in 2013

We plan that this year the traffic volume will make 2 million tons: Askar Mamin.

Freight traffic on Zhetygen-Korgas railroad to make 2 million tons in 2013
Lianyungang port. ©REUTERS/China Daily
Pacific terminal will generate logistics revenues for Kazakhstan

Setting up a terminal in the Pacific port of Lianyungang will allow Kazakhstan to develop its logistics industry.

Pacific terminal will generate logistics revenues for Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan and Russia to join in grain transportation

Kazakhstan's KazTemirTrans and Russian RusTransCom (RusAgroTrans) will establish a joint company for grain transportation.

Kazakhstan and Russia to join in grain transportation
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Kazakhstan air companies to buy over 50 airplanes by 2020

The approximate number of planes to be purchased by our local airlines by 2020 is 56: Kazakhstan Transport Minister.

Kazakhstan air companies to buy over 50 airplanes by 2020
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Kazakhstan to expand its ferry fleet

There is currently a need for expansion of the ferry fleet and increase of freights transportation: Kazakhstan Transport Minister.

Kazakhstan to expand its ferry fleet
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Kazakhstan to implement ERA-GLONASS equivalent by 2015

Kazakhstan is planning to implement an equivalent of Russian system of emergency respond to road accidents ERA-GLONASS by 2015.

Kazakhstan to implement ERA-GLONASS equivalent by 2015
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Astana to get high-speed buses

This will allow us to transport a good number of passengers and improve organization of road traffic in general: Astana Mayor.

Astana to get high-speed buses
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Yessimov declares 2013 the year of public transport

Almaty Akim Yessimov told about his plans to develop public transport in Almaty city.

Yessimov declares 2013 the year of public transport
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Businessman mulls Astana-Almaty airship link

Astana entrepreneur Herman Dubintsev wants to establish production of airships in Kazakhstan.

Businessman mulls Astana-Almaty airship link
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Kazakhstan to toughen requirements to airlines

Kazakhstan government developed qualification requirements for airlines planning to perform regular passenger flights in the country.

Kazakhstan to toughen requirements to airlines
New Almaty buses. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
EBRD loans to Almaty for 200 new buses

Almaty administration and the EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) signed a loan agreement worth $39.3 million for procurement of 200 new buses running on gas.

EBRD loans to Almaty for 200 new buses
Tallinn first EU capital to give residents free ticket to ride
Tallinn first EU capital to give residents free ticket to ride

Tallinn is the first EU capital to offer its residents free public transport, and though the move aimed at driving down car pollution is proving popular, visitors feel let down and others are accusing City Hall of a campaign gimmick.

Tallinn first EU capital to give residents free ticket to ride
Y-20 cargo plane. Photo courtesy of wantchinatimes.com
Chinese military plane boosts global reach

China's new heavy-lift transport aircraft and a successful missile interception test are key steps in expanding the strength and reach of its armed forces.

Chinese military plane boosts global reach
Almaty Akim Akhmetzhan Yessimov. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Almaty authorities mull restricting car access to city

Almaty authorities have developed a plan to restrict access for other-cities' cars into the city.

Almaty authorities mull restricting car access to city