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  • Arbroath call centre hopes to break records for Children in Need

    Staff  at an Tayside firm hope to smash records when the Journeycall base in Arbroath transforms into an official donation call centre for BBC’s Children in Need appeal on Friday. It is not the first time the award-winning multi-contact centre at Arbroath Enterprise Park has taken part in the event.…

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  • Ask-Annie launched in West Midlands

    About Ask Annie Ask Annie is a joint partnership between Viaqqio and West Midlands Trains. It is an extension of Car Freedom, a successful trial delivered by Viaqqio in 2015-2016 for older people across the West Midlands to test a range of services to support their travel and lifestyle. A…

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  • More over 65s are encouraged to ‘Ask-Annie’ for help planning their journeys

    Volunteers over the age of 65 are being encouraged to sign-up to a trial of a new personalised travel assistant, provided by West Midlands Trains and Viaqqio. Ask-Annie is a journey planning service aimed specifically the over 65’s, providing tailored itineraries across all modes of public transport. A dedicated phone…

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  • Edinburgh is easiest city to travel in the UK for third year running

    Travel concerns cause 34% of people not to leave their homes  Edinburgh has maintained its pole position as the easiest city in the UK to travel in, according to the third annual ESP Group Easy Travel Index (ETI)*. But across the UK 34% of people sometimes don’t leave their homes…

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  • MaaS Effect: Scotland Embracing the Future of Travel

    “We’re on the cusp of a transport revolution” says Transport Minister, as pilot scheme ends The NaviGoGo ‘Mobility-as-a-Service’ pilot scheme for young people in Dundee and the North East of Fife has been hailed as a major success by the consortium behind the project – and Scotland’s Transport Minister. The…

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  • ‘Revolutionary’ city travel app which could make private car ownership obsolete hailed at Dundee event

    A ‘revolutionary’ transport app which could make private car ownership obsolete in Scottish cities has been hailed at an event in Dundee. NaviGoGo, based on a similar pick-and-mix business model to video streaming sites such as Netlflix or Amazon Prime, was co-designed by local youngsters to allow users to plan,…

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  • TRAILBLAZING TRAVEL WEB APP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE LAUNCHES IN DUNDEE AND NORTH EAST FIFE

    Join the Navigogo trial! https://young.scot/navigogo NaviGoGo web app pilot will show young people the fastest and cheapest routes within Dundee and North East Fife as pilot of the future of transport A pilot project launching in Dundee and North Fife today is being billed as the future of transport, as young…

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  • ESP Group’s CEO gives up his car! – BLOG

    ESP Group make public transport work for millions of people every day.  Ticketing, concessionary passes, national railcards, booking, refunds, web support: it takes a lot to make the traveller experience seamless and personalised! At the same time the world is changing: more transport options (app based taxis, car clubs, car…

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