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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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Tech Director's Apology: True Sustainability Matters

Sustainability matters

I’ll freely admit that I’m probably not the most diplomatic person in the world says our Tech Director.

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Time Flies When Projects Start

time gone

Our MERGeS project manager has told us that today is a scary day.

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We Won !

Winner of transport project

Yesterday, the Geospatial Commission in partnership with Innovate UK announced their 28 winners of the £2M transport location data competition.

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A Turning Urban Tide?

Turning the Urban Tide

When talking about tides, people’s thoughts turn to holidays countryside and the incoming sea. But here we’re seeing a potential change in a long running trend for urban living. Urban is seen be the normal option and now accounts for 56% of the global population.

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Introduction to Mobility as a Service

Intro to MaaS

Travel is an essential component of modern life. Jumping on a jet to go on package holiday became commonplace in the same century that powered flight had first been achieved. Mass public forms of transport in the developed world started to give way to individual private car ownership, where the only restrictions were uncongested roads to run on and petrol in the tank. In a more environmentally aware world with the communication and digital capacity to serve the needs, transport is changing away from individual ownership models to ones based on usage. Mobility as a Service (MaaS) underpins some of these developments.

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