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Of the four main constituent parts of the UK, only one of them saw bus use grow last year. It is the same one on track to having a smart and fully unified ticketing system across all forms of public …
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Prevention is better than cure’ is a truth universally acknowledged and one that has recently taken centre stage in UK health policymaking. The extent to which we can prevent poor health depends on influencing the wider determinants of health and …
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A few quick reflections on the thought provoking Health in All Policies conference we were a sponsor of on Wednesday and which our AD Rebecca Fuller spoke at (as part of our long term aim of getting better coordination across the health and …
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Most of the discourse on buses treats people as if they know what they are doing. It assumes that travellers are constantly making fully conscious rational economic trade-offs between cost and journey times and then making the logical choice as …
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Bus funding helps to achieve a multitude of policy objectives for government – but real reform is required, not more of the same, writes Jonathan Bray. Putting public money into the bus is one of the biggest bargains in transport …
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Bus operators claim that their services can’t prosper unless traffic congestion is tackled, but the evidence suggests otherwise. I agree with Brian Souter. When he said at last year’s Scottish CPT event that the bus industry relied too much on …
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I took the temperature of the debate about the future of UK city and town centres at a packed out Key Cities conference this week. Here’s what I learned… Is the end nigh for the high street? Most things are …
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People will always need to travel to places. So, there is a strong consensus around the need for high quality, integrated urban public transport networks that can support the greener, healthier and more prosperous city regions that we want to …
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For a couple of years now I have been banging on about the need for a debate on future streets (i.e. about how best to reconcile the complexities of all the different calls on street space – or more accurately …
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In his latest article for Passenger Transport Magazine, Jonathan Bray asks will where future Britons, live, rely on, or ignore public transport? Read ‘I build therefore I sprawl‘ here.
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