Our Views

  • The Future of Free Bus Travel

    A Standing Ovation During my 30+ years in transport I have only received a standing ovation once.  It was 1993 I think. I was presenting some research to a conference sponsored by Age Concern (which would merge with Help the Aged to become AgeUK). The research told a story of…

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  • Why Driverless Cars are everyone’s business!

    Everyone is talking about autonomous vehicles (AVs), especially in their most progressive form – driverless cars. Yes they are coming, yes they are close and yes they will have a massive impact on transport services as we know them! Only by getting involved can we make sure that future AV…

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  • ESP’s Easy Travel Index 2017: What can we learn about driving licence holding?

    Passing your driving test and retiring from driving are two of the most important life events people face. These have the potential to dramatically shift your transport choices, which is why ESP wanted to find out more about patterns of driving licence holding in the ESP Easy Travel Index (ETI)…

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  • ESP’s Easy Travel Index 2017: How does Wales perform?

    Divergent results of ease One of the key indicators in the Easy Travel Index (ETI) is the score for ease of local travel. In this area Wrexham and Port Talbot are the best performing Welsh regions, coming 7th and 10th respectively. However, not all areas score so well. Carmarthenshire ranks…

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  • Making transport services and technology work for inclusion and wellbeing

    Thursday 13 July 2017 saw an afternoon of presentations, conversations, and Post-its in the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff.  It was a great afternoon. Thanks so much to the sponsorship of Mark Isherwood AM and to our speakers.  They told their stories about how transport, transport technology and excellent connectivity can…

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