Bus passenger numbers have been falling for decades, but not everywhere – and the humble bus still accounts for 58% of all public transport journeys.
Policymakers have to consider the needs of the whole population when it comes to transport, but how well are they doing?
In our connected world, data has a huge role to play – and if channelled in the right direction it can be one of our greatest assets, reports David Fowler.
Planners face pressure to make land available for residential use, while delivery companies are finding themselves on the periphery, reports Mark Smulian
Competitive pitches are tiring out those chasing cash injections to support research, but investors still enthusiastically seek the ‘next big thing’
With connected shared cars comes more utilisation and more data that, used properly, can be very powerful.
London Datastore recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. Created to make the city’s data widely available, it was one of the first of its kind.
Manchester Metropolitan University is using a telematics-based car club system to book pool cars.
Farmdrop is an ethical grocer supplying sustainably-produced food via an online platform.
Guildford’s park-and-ride sites are served by a fleet of nine electric buses, which are popular and full, even in the middle of the day.