Decision-making through Covid-19 uncertainty needs an understanding that there are many possible versions of the future, says Peter Wright of AECOM
Speculation about the death of commuting may turn out to be premature, but the legacy of lockdown could promote a place-making revolution in urban planning. Mark Sutcliffe investigates the 15-minute city model
Cost-effective access to data for all in the transport eco-system has accelerated the future mobility agenda and is driving business innovation and new service models, says Mike Waters
Representation of ethnic minorities in the sector is described as ‘woefully low’ by train drivers’ union, reports Laura Laker
Pre-pandemic, the Government was promising ‘bold and ambitious action’ to address transport climate issues. The goals can still be achieved, but the challenge is vast.
Did transport planning receive a major setback during the pandemic, or has it helped to provide some much-needed catalysts for change? asks David Fowler
The Urban Transport Group has been looking at the issues and options of applying Mobility as a Service (MaaS) to city regional transport services
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’
A report from the Commission on Travel Demand says electric and autonomous vehicles could actually exacerbate the problems of poorly utilised cars
Travelling by bus may not be top of the agenda when it comes to planning for a smart future, but to overlook its potential is short-sighted, says Darren Shirley
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.
Is the tax system supporting the transition to smarter transport solutions or does the current set-up actually hinder their delivery?
Bold low-carbon plans are being laid down in Government, but just where and how will actions have the greatest effect?