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Research-led Innovation on Rural Travel

Insight collaboration research publication

Rural Techs believes in evidence-based decisions and working truly collaboratively with others. These two aims underpinned the MERGeS project funded by the UK’s Geospatial Commission.

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Get on Board, Why Public Transport Matters for Rural People & Places

Classic Rural Hidden Bus Stop 1

In our MERGeS project funded by the Geospatial Commission through Innovate UK’s SBRI funding, Rural Techs was fortunate to have as a partner the Gloucestershire’s Countryside and Community Research Institute…

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Disruptive Climate Change is Here

disruptive climate change

Yesterday the latest UK State of the Climate report was issued by the Met Office.

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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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