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  • EVs: Supporting The Next Generation of Transport

      Against a backdrop of increasingly severe health warnings caused by air pollution and the effects of a carbon-intensive transport system, the stage is perfectly set for the rise to dominance of the Electric Vehicle (EV) as part of a country’s overall transport objective. Keir Pimblett and Alex Underwood, legal…

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  • London mayor Sadiq Khan launches Low Emission Bus Zone‎

      The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, today delivered London’s first ever Low Emission Bus Zone in one of the most polluted areas of London: Putney High Street.  The clean bus zone, which runs a total of 145 buses on seven scheduled routes, will now be serviced by cleaner buses…

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  • Journeycall supports Red Nose Day

      The contract involves volunteering 50 dedicated agent lines to work with the public and process donations between 6.30pm and midnight during the live televised event. The ESP board will be participating in the telethon and staff at Journeycall will also be bringing in family members to help take donation…

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  • Railway stations are the beating heart of urban regeneration

      Whether it’s the architectural jewels of the Victorian age or the brutalist examples of more recent times, the challenge of bringing the UK’s stations into the 21st century must go much further than a simple facelift. My beautiful commute. Your journeys to work – in pictures View gallery The…

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  • Improvments are underway

      Work to improve disabled access to toilets on trains and at stations is underway following talks between Rail Minister Paul Maynard and senior rail industry representatives. The Rail Minister met with senior executives after Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike highlighted the issue. Clearer information will be made available about the…

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  • ESP Group hits new high

      Hull-based Systex, the business part of the ESP Group which is a transport smartcard specialist, has seen its biggest achievements reached in 2016. The group has seen turnover increase to £75 million in 2016, celebrated its ten year partnership with Transport for London (TfL); as well as growing the employee base…

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  • Is this the future?

      Uber has hired an ex-NASA engineer who previously developed concepts for personalised air vehicles, which could allow for an airborne taxi system. He will now begin work on Uber’s flying car project, called Uber Elevate, which the company outlined in a white paper in October 2016. The idea of…

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  • Subscription Economy: A new way to travel

      Dr Steve Cassidy, managing director at Viaqqio, explores how the subscription economy is transforming the travel industry. Brits have traditionally been focused on owning things – from cars to record collections. However, the ‘ownership’ obsession is on its way out and is paving the way to the subscription economy.…

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