News

  • GVB experimenting with service counter on the tram

    16 januari 2017
    News items, Travel news
    In the coming months, we will be experimenting with a service counter instead of a conductor's cabin. This will make personal contact easier and conductors can move around to provide service.   
  • No more cash in the night bus

    16 januari 2017
    Travel news
    As of 1 February, you will not be able to use case to purchase a ticket on GVB night buses. This is because we want to make public transport in Amsterdam as safe as possible for drivers and passengers.   
  • No more cash in GVB buses

    16 januari 2017
    News items, Travel news
    On the night of 31 January to 1 February 2017, it will no longer be possible to use cash to purchase tickets onboard the night buses of Amsterdam transport company GVB. As of 26 March this year, it will not be possible on any of the approximately 200 GVB buses to…
  • Zuidas pass to induce drivers to leave cars behind

    12 januari 2017
    News item
    RAI Amsterdam takes a bite of the rush hours On Thursday morning 12 January 2017, the starting signal was given for the Zuidas travel pass, one of the initiatives to reduce car traffic in and around the Zuidas. The goal of the "Zuidas Access Approach" is to facilitate, stimulate and entice 3,000…
  • Reason for GVB metro disruptions discovered, passengers will be compensated

    4 januari 2017
    News item
    On Monday 2 January 2017 last, our metro passengers were affected by an extensive and prolonged disruption. Between approximately 14:00 and 17:00, metro traffic was not possible in Amsterdam. This was due to a series of disruptions in the…
  • New mobility alliance launched covering cars, two-wheelers, freight transport, road transport, public transport

    16 december 2016
    News item
    Good connections in and between cities. Prevent further growth of traffic jams. Achieve additional transport capacity. The appointment of a minister, who has control over mobility. Engage new technology to provide smarter transport…
  • Amsterdam will have a better public transport network thanks to decision by the city region

    15 december 2016
    News item
    The adoption of the new Amsterdam's public transport network, which will be effective at the time that the Noord/Zuid route will commence, represents a major boost for public transport in the capital. This was stated by GVB in response to the decision by the executive…
  • GVB more sustainable by reduction of 800 tonnes of CO2 per year

    9 november 2016
    News items, Travel news
    With the connection to district heating, GVB prevents 800 tonnes of CO2 emmissions each year. This is equivalent to 160 homes.
  • New service tools on the tram

    3 oktober 2016
    Travel news
    As of 3 October, GVB conductors work with a mobile device on all routes. This service tool is equipped with an OV-chipkaart reader and various apps to quickly provide information to travelers. This is one of the steps we…
  • PIN payments on the bus

    29 september 2016
    Travel news
    As of 29 September 2016, you can also use your PIN card to pay on the bus. We tested this on some route 33 buses in Amsterdam-Noord. We are rapidly rolling this out. 

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