Andrew Callard

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Bus Service Improvement Plans (BSIP) & Carbon

Bus Back Better Strategy

Various Local Authorities are working hard on completing their Bus Service Improvement Plans (BSIP) ready for the October deadline.

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EV Charging Maths Answer

EV chargers

When the schools last went back, Rural Techs tackled the EV charging and electricity distribution maths problem that is facing the UK after 2030.

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How far and where by public bus

Public bus journey start London

As a business interested in public transport, Rural Techs would be rude not to share the news of Jo Kibble’s trip this week.

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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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Sand and Traffic


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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