Is it short-sighted to expect public transport to ‘pay’ for itself? Shouldn’t some other benefits of having a fit-for-purpose system also be considered?
Government plans for England’s buses gain support, but questions are raised over the ability of local authorities to comply with proposed timescales
Government has set out bold plans for reducing the UK’s carbon footprint, but where will the funding come from? asks Graeme Pickering
Bus passenger numbers have been falling for decades, but not everywhere – and the humble bus still accounts for 58% of all public transport journeys.
Buses are a simple, affordable, proven way of allowing really dense use of city centres, which is economically powerful.
Sustainability and levelling-up are now key considerations when decision-makers debate the viability of transport infrastructure projects, reports Mark Smulian
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.
Competitive pitches are tiring out those chasing cash injections to support research, but investors still enthusiastically seek the ‘next big thing’
Andy McDonald, shadow Secretary of State for Transport, reflects on a city that has used development of a modern tram network to replace car dominance
Funding reforms and better integration with other forms of transport will help to re-establish the importance of the Great British bus, says Darren Shirley.
Innisfil in Ontario has teamed up with Uber to offer residents flat rate rides to popular destinations.