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Sand and Traffic

hourglass

On bid outcome days, I’m always reminded of the hourglass method of measuring time. Grain by grain, the sand drops into the lower half of the timer.

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The Logic Failure of Travelling That Way?

Transport Logic Pieces

The way we have come to think about transport over the last 50 years now appears highly illogical.

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Perceptions Key for Rural Public Transport

Rural transport perceptions

That everyone knows everything there is to know about public transport is a completely false perception.

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Cars Rule Rural Transport

rural transport equals car v2

In a net-zero carbon world, a fundamental challenge for the rural economy will be transport. This affects how society works, lives, plays, studies and ages.

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Avoiding Transport's 2-Tier Society

Introduction to MaaS

Any way you look at it, rural transport is a mess. It’s simply unsustainable in its current form, environmentally, economically or socially. Transport in the countryside means car.

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Bus Back Better, a Rural Analysis

Bus Back Better Strategy

In March, the Department for Transport issued Bus Back Better.

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What Do You See When You Look at a Bus?

Bus and open road

Buses are often invisible. They’re never to be seen when you’re waiting at a stop.

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Investigating Bus Stops that Way Madness Lies

Bus stop

Like the proverbial bus, this post is late. It was due on April 23rd, allegedly the date of Shakespeare’s birth and death.

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Rural Travel and Road Safety

Car Crash

Growing up in the rural and semi-rural counties, a rite of passage for all teenagers was getting themselves mobile.

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Are Electric Vehicles (EVs) the Answer?

Pylons and EVs

This week the schools have gone back, so we thought it would be good to share the maths challenge that we’ve been struggling with at Rural Techs.

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