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....Other possible uses of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV). Aerial, marine, public transport, including metro and rail services, space, military, warehousing, ambulance services, inspection and monitoring of resources, working in dangerous and hazardous environments (such as nuclear facilities) and the delivery of humanitarian supplies. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The analysis, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, used speed monitoring data to rule out other causes of accidents, including the possibility that safer drivers preferred yellow cars. Researchers said they were keen to "further validate their findings" by looking at the use of yellow in other types of public transport, such as school buses. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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Driverless cars 'could lead to complacency' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 12:00:42 AM
....Other possible uses of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV). Aerial, marine, public transport, including metro and rail services, space, military, warehousing, ambulance services, inspection and monitoring of resources, working in dangerous and hazardous environments (such as nuclear facilities) and the delivery of humanitarian supplies. ...
Diesel emissions: the clues were there image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 09:30:14 PM
.... To be really effective this means a petrol or electric replacement. Alternatively, the London Mayor suggests, the scrappage grant could pay for mobility and not a new car; many years of car club membership, cycle hire or a public transport pass. ...
Yellow taxis 'have lower accident rate than blue ones' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 09:03:24 AM
....The analysis, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, used speed monitoring data to rule out other causes of accidents, including the possibility that safer drivers preferred yellow cars. Researchers said they were keen to "further validate their findings" by looking at the use of yellow in other types of public transport, such as school buses. ...
Every time we take an Uber we’re spreading its social poison | Laurie Penny image
.... A great many people feel they have no option but to be complicit. Uber grew in the social sludge of American cities with patchy and precarious public transport provision and high unemployment. ...
On your bike: the best and the worst of city cycle schemes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 07:00:05 AM
....Dublin’s bike scheme is considered one of the world’s most successful, although any user knows it’s not just about the low cost. The city has possibly the worst public transport system of any European capital, with no underground network for its 1. ...
Ex-John Lewis boss: 'The Tories are the insurgents in the West Midlands' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 07:00:00 AM
.... He added that other parts of the public sector could also benefit from the mutual model. “It is not a far cry from this sort of sharing economy to think that you could set up a mutual ownership within public transport operators,” he said. ...
Pay-as-you-go car insurance – perfect for the low-mileage driver? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of February 2017 07:00:09 AM
.... The driver pays for each journey made, with it all being managed through a mobile phone app on a rolling monthly contract. These policies will be aimed at city dwellers who take public transport to work and use their car infrequently at evenings and weekends for leisure activities – those typically driving 3,000 to 5,000 miles a year. ...
UK supreme court backs woman's right to receive late partner's pension image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 10:31:29 AM
.... The five justices said that the refusal to pay her the pension was unlawful. McMullan had worked for 15 years for Translink, which runs Northern Ireland’s public transport services. ...
Rising incomes mean nothing if prices rise even faster | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 12:05:43 AM
.... Before Mrs Thatcher, many middle-class couples existed on one income, the women not working or only going back when their children were older, while many working-class women put in five half-days a week. Rents were controlled, public transport was cheap and plentiful and work was more secure, with the employer shouldering more of the national insurance costs. ...
Overhaul of UK train ticket pricing to be trialled in May image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 12:05:35 AM
....”. Lianna Etkind, public transport campaigner at the Campaign for Better Transport, welcomed plans to simplify the “horribly complicated” fares system, but called for the introduction of “long overdue” part-time season tickets. ...
Uber: the app that changed how the world hails a taxi image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
Mexico braced for exodus to US as ‘Trump effect’ hurts the peso image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 21st of January 2017 04:00:04 PM
....Frustration boiled over this month, after gasoline prices jumped 20% in the wake of energy deregulation. The “gasolinazo” will have a knock-on effect on the price of food and public transport. ...
No guarantee of help for disabled passengers, says Southern image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of January 2017 05:19:00 PM
....”. A Department for Transport spokesman said: “We are determined that disabled people have the same access to public transport as non-disabled people, and that is why we have committed over £400m to improve accessibility at stations since 2010. ...
Mistakes were made: readers on the firms with awful customer service image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
.... I’m 78 and was drenched and freezing. He drove off into the night leaving me to get home by public transport, arriving home 10 hours after the punctures. ...
What if Uber kills off public transport rather than cars? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 05:00:08 AM
....The perceived wisdom is that Uber has disrupted taxis and that private automobiles are next, but what if we’ve misread what is happening in our cities?. Traditional thinking would suggest that UberPool, which allows users to split the cost of trips with other Uber riders heading in the same direction, will always be inferior to public transport. ...
Jetpack to work image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 12:11:26 AM
.... . And the system gives priority to late-running buses to persuade more people back on to public transport. ...
Cash car image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 12:21:21 AM
.... . But once driverless cars come in, authorities might worry they pose threat to public transport systems, some analysts believe. ...
Rail fares cost commuters up to 14% of their income, says study image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 12:01:38 AM
....Commuters travelling into London from Reading, Luton, St Albans and Chelmsford all face charges of at least 20p a minute. CBT public transport campaigner Lianna Etkind said: “Many commuters are now being charged at a similar level to a premium rate phone number for their season tickets and are left feeling equally fleeced. ...
Boxing Day shopping ban petition being debated by MPs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 10:54:50 AM
...."I doubt very much anything would change if they did not start until the 27th," she said. Workers were being exploited, she suggested, with many not getting any time off after October, having to get up as early as 05:00 GMT on Boxing Day because of a lack of public transport and not being paid overtime for their troubles. ...
Stagecoach: cheap fuel means more people are choosing to travel by car image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 01:51:08 PM
....Stagecoach has said that lower fuel prices are encouraging consumers to choose car and air travel over buses and trains, weighing on its first-half revenue growth. The bus and rail group that operates South West Trains and Megabus said the trend was evident in both its UK and US businesses, but long-term prospects for public transport were positive. ...
Hong Kong rainbow lions spark LGBT rights debate image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 11:24:57 AM
....They argue that Hong Kong lags behind many Western countries, which have similar attitudes towards LGBT rights but better legal protections. Many LGBT people say they experience discrimination - with Hong Kong's first openly gay legislator, Chan Chi-chuen, also being subjected to verbal abuse on public transport. ...
Crackdown on financial spread betting proposed by FCA image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 09:29:54 AM
....Some 125,000 small investors are active in betting on movements in shares and currencies rather than buying the underlying investment. Spread betting firms are relentless in recruiting them, by blazoning their brands on football shirts, on public transport and in free newspapers. ...
Prince Alwaleed says women driving ban hurts Saudi economy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 02:03:53 PM
....The prince's statement, published at length on his website, argues that the ban is extremely expensive for Saudi Arabia. With poor public transport, more than a million drivers are employed to get women about, many of whom are foreigners employed at considerable expense. ...
Council ponders workplace parking levy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of November 2016 01:20:53 AM
....The proposal to charge firms a fee per employee car parking space faces tough opposition from businesses. Oxfordshire County Council is set to fund a study of plans to replicate a scheme in Nottingham which is raising £9m a year for public transport. ...
Government promise of fast, cheap Wi-Fi on trains goes off the rails image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 07:27:07 PM
.... She is considering an amendment to the digital economy bill, which will return to the floor of the Commons next week. Haigh said: “Providing good, free Wi-Fi on public transport is not just a better service for passengers but improves productivity and supports business as well. ...
Autumn Statement: £1.3bn to target congestion roads image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 20th of November 2016 04:07:19 AM
....3bn is to be spent on improving Britain's roads, Chancellor Philip Hammond will say in his first Autumn Statement. Most of the money will be for cutting congestion and upgrades to local roads and public transport networks. ...
Daily commute of two hours – reality for 3.7m UK workers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 12:01:02 AM
.... More home- and flexible-working would allow people to cut their commutes and save money,” said Frances O’Grady, general secretary of the TUC. “But if we are to reduce the pain of traffic jams and train delays, ministers need to invest more in public transport and our roads. ...
I have a dream job but the commute is a nightmare – what should I do? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of November 2016 07:00:11 AM
....The problem is the commute. On good days, it is 1 hour 20 minutes each way, on bad days more than two hours, and it is becoming exhausting: I drive, as public transport isn’t really an option due to remote locations. ...
Growth potential image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of October 2016 11:00:27 PM
....Mr Pageot's view is that given the growth in the Asia-Pacific market, long-haul business travellers from China are likely to want good access to manufacturing in the Midlands, Cambridge and its growing IT hub, as well as to the Felixstowe container port and the City of London. For travellers using public transport at Luton airport, the main bugbear has been that it does not have an integrated railway station. ...
DVLA’s go-slow robbed my mother of her independence image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of October 2016 10:40:56 AM
.... She was, and is, distraught. She lives alone and the car gives her the independence that public transport cannot do due to arthritis. ...
Bank branch closures hit small firms, says FSB image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of October 2016 09:52:56 AM
....Banks must think about the proximity of alternative branches as part of a 12-week consultation before a closure. Proximity can be very different, depending on the mobility of customers, ranging from young car drivers to older people reliant on public transport, so the age profile of the branch's customers will be part of the review. ...
Join a club that can help drive down the cost of car ownership image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of October 2016 05:59:09 AM
.... “I thought ‘right, I’m getting rid of the car’,” he said. Instead of spending his days navigating public transport in the absence of his own vehicle, Mürlebach signed up for the same service that a growing number of British drivers are using – car clubs, where you can pay to drive by the hour. ...
Once it was touch and go, now contactless is a new-wave revolution image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of September 2016 06:00:24 AM
....Meanwhile, just over half of all Brits now use contactless, and the most common places for making payments are shops, supermarkets, restaurants and bars, says Nationwide. It adds: “Only 17% of people currently use contactless on public transport, as this option is only really available in London, but with more cities making the technology available later this year, this is expected to increase. ...
Cash calendar - tips for September image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of September 2016 09:49:41 AM
....The BBC News website asked the independent Money Advice Service to deliver a calendar of month-by-month tips for those trying to keep their personal finances in order. Kat Hodgkinson, from the service, says that September is a good time to negotiate when buying a car, and there are potentially cheaper options when travelling on public transport. ...
London housing: TfL land set for affordable homes as Sadiq Khan picks expert team image
....The land, which lies next to Kidbrooke railway station, is big enough for around 400 homes plus retail, commercial and open space. During the mayoral election campaign, Khan spoke of TfL retaining ownership of its land, which is usually advisable in any case since it tends to contain useful public transport stuff like stations. ...

Venice mayor threatens tourists with a night in the cells after visitor jumps off Rialto bridge and smashes into water taxi
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.... The authorities were conducting tests to ascertain whether the tourist was “under the effect of alcohol or drugs,” the police said. When he recovers he will face charges of endangering public transport. ...

Families charged up to £53 an hour to drop off relatives at the airport
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of August 2016 11:03:46 PM
....The Airport Operators Association, which represents UK airports, said: “Airports do a good job of providing information in a clear an accessible manner, including on the different parking options they can choose from. "As a result, travellers have a high level of awareness of the different ways they can choose to get to the airport, ranging from public transport to travelling by car. ...

Ukip leadership candidate calls for ban on Muslim veil in public places 
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....While stopping short of a complete ban on the veil, Ms Duffy said that under her leadership, Ukip would advocate a "show your face in public" policy. "On our public transport networks, in public buildings, banks, stores and shopping precincts - all those places where teenagers are told to take their hoodies down and where motorcyclists are expected to remove their helmets - it is only reasonable to expect everyone to show their faces," she will say. ...

Jeremy Corbyn urges Conservative voters to 'think again' over his leadership in Telegraph comment piece 
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.... . “Even if you don’t think of Labour as your natural political home, if you value your NHS, care for the elderly, an education system for all and a public transport system that works for its passengers, then it may be time to think again,” Mr Corbyn says. ...

You don't need to settle for the future the Tories are creating
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 6th of August 2016 08:30:00 PM
.... A country investing in jobs, in services, in education – or a Government whose ideological drive is to reduce the public services millions of people use and need; a Government that knows the price of everything and the cost of nothing. Even if you don’t think of Labour as your natural political home, if you value your NHS, care for the elderly, want an education system for all and a public transport system that works for its passengers, then it may be time to think again. ...
Promises kept and broken image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 11:23:58 PM
....And downtown tourist areas now have a new light rail system connecting them to the local airport. But critics argue that too much has been invested in improving connections with the well-off area of Barra da Tijuca whereas the rest of the city continues to face massive traffic congestion and poor public transport. ...

The Brazillionaire families at the heart of the Olympic construction bribes scandal
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....Like the World Cup, which Brazil hosted in 2014, the Olympics fit into this pragmatic approach to development. The two events seemed to be political jackpots, allowing the Workers Party to spread funds among its allies while building public transportation for the common citizen. ...

Revealed: Rail passengers suffer unbearable levels of overcrowding as trains cram in twice the number of people they should
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.... We're disappointed - but not surprised - by these figures. "Disappointed for those passengers - especially those who are pregnant, or disabled - who have to suffer like this, and for those tourists who come to this country expecting a first class public transport system in a first world economy. ...

Transport for London made £277m in five years from incomplete journeys
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of July 2016 10:00:11 AM
....1m of these journeys in 2015, according to a freedom of information request. TfL says that such charging “protects all users of public transport from the cost of fare evasion", but the money they raise from it has been criticised by consumer groups for “profiting from consumer confusion”. ...
London City Airport: Ministers back £344m expansion image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of July 2016 09:12:58 AM
....A £344m expansion programme at London City Airport has been given the go-ahead by ministers. The plans include an extended terminal, a new aircraft taxiway and upgraded public transport links, creating more than 2,000 jobs. ...

Disabled man assaulted on train in unprovoked attack
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of July 2016 02:52:04 PM
....When the man left the toilet, the passenger pushed him over while continuing  to swear at him, before slapping him in the face and preventing him from standing up. Investigating officer PC Daniel Huggins said: “This assault left the victim with pain in his hip and meant he is now very anxious about using public transport. ...

Amber Rudd promises tougher sentences for racists in hate crime crackdown
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....A £2. 4million fund will be set up for protective security measures at vulnerable places of worship, while there will also be "targeted work" to prevent hate crime on public transport and tackle attacks on Muslim women, as well as a continued emphasis on eradicating anti-Semitism. ...

Munich shooting: How Friday's deadly attacked unfolded
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 22nd of July 2016 09:00:00 PM
....They stated he "probably" acted alone, calming earlier fears there were three gunmen. The all-clear was given for Munich city centre and public transport restarted shorted after 1am local time (midnight UK). ...

Munich shooting: Gunman targeted children outside McDonald's restaurant in shopping centre rampage as terrorism strikes Germany 
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....They stated he "probably" acted alone, calming earlier fears there were three gunmen. The all-clear was given for Munich city centre and public transport restarted shorted after 1am local time (midnight UK). ...
Childcare costs denying working families a good living standard – study image
.... Families were also expected to rent smaller homes and require their younger children to share bedrooms. But there was also an acceptance that basic living standard rises were neccessary in areas such as car use, which was seen as increasingly essential because of unreliable and costly public transport, and the need to travel further to access job opportunities. ...
Diesel prices may rise as government considers reversing tax cuts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of June 2016 06:55:54 PM
....But he added: “It’s something that we’ve got to address. We are addressing it through the government’s air quality strategy, and by putting money into public transport like the Elizabeth line. ...
In the age of HS2, the past teaches us there are far better ways to run our railways | Christian Wolmar image
.... The London Overground line between Islington and West Croydon, which made use of underused and closed lines, has been such a success that the four-car trains first introduced in 2009 have already been extended to five, and a further extension to six is now being mooted. More importantly, the line has stimulated the regeneration of a swath of east London previously poorly served by public transport. ...
Euro 2016: Travelling fans need to stay onside for UEFA Championship image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 5th of June 2016 12:01:00 AM
.... TravelSupermarket. com’s travel expert Bob Atkinson warns: “Keep in touch with the FCO for news of disruption to public transport and fuel supplies. ...
Saudi Arabia's Uber venture: a case of if you can't beat 'em, join 'em image
. The global automotive industry and the oil majors are not known for meekly rolling over when a competitor comes along – from General Motors’ involvement in killing public transport in Los Angeles in the 1940s to Shell lobbying to undermine EU renewables targets in more recent years. ...
Brompton hopes electric bicycles can power international growth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of May 2016 04:57:32 PM
....To do so, it will need to use all of the tools at its disposal. Although the bicycles help people to save on public transport, they could not be described as cheap, and at 9. ...
Why Sadiq Khan should bring down travel costs for London students image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of May 2016 01:46:37 PM
....For students studying in London, this is good news. Most London universities don’t have parking spaces – and who can afford to drive there anyway? – so students rely on public transport. ...
Heathrow to ban night flights as part of plan for third runway image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of May 2016 08:54:02 AM
....Meanwhile, Holland-Kaye said Heathrow would continue to work to meet air quality concerns – although he said the biggest problem was traffic on the M4, outside the airport’s perimeter. He said he had urged the new mayor to extend the low emission zone to the M25, while the airport was encouraging staff and customers to travel by public transport. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 7th of May 2016 06:00:06 AM
....Readers say. • I’m surprised that any company in central London doesn’t have flexible working times with public transport being so unreliable. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 7th of May 2016 06:00:06 AM
....Readers say. • I’m surprised that any company in central London doesn’t have flexible working times with public transport being so unreliable. ...
Build your own house via the internet image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of April 2016 11:00:31 PM
...."People spend three hours a day in their cars. There is no public transport in Sao Paulo and I wanted to created a better lifestyle in the city," he told the BBC. ...
Jakarta taxi drivers stage apps protest image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of March 2016 06:02:14 AM
....Indonesia's government has appeared divided over the issue. The transport ministry has said it is in favour of a ban on ride-hailing apps, since the online and mobile app-based services are not registered as public transport. ...
How small businesses can sell to foreign governments image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of March 2016 07:30:02 AM
....Becoming a supplier. LamasaTech is a digital development agency that makes products such as self-service kiosks that can check people in and out of government buildings or digital signs on public transport. ...
£1.2bn Cardiff region deal signed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of March 2016 02:45:18 PM
....A £1. 2bn Cardiff Capital Region deal has been signed to improve public transport and bring economic growth over the next 20 years. ...
'Prices are rising at a terrifying rate': the rent worries that keep you up at night image
....What can the government do to help? Increase wages in line with cost of living – teachers, nurses, etc, don’t get paid enough. People travel to work now as it’s not always possible to live nearby, so reduce the cost of fuel, and stop putting the cost of public transport up. ...
Why are we still waiting for high-speed rail between Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane? image
.... Travelling those distances by high-speed rail takes about three hours, which is more time-competitive than air travel. By the time we’ve caught a taxi to the airport, gone through security and waited for the flight, we would be more than halfway along our high-speed rail journey, which also connects us at the city centre and with other forms of public transport such as local trains, trams and buses. ...
Delhi's air pollution is a classic case of environmental injustice image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of March 2016 05:00:11 AM
.... Delhi needs ambitious, longer-term policies to tackle root causes of the problem. These must include not only steps to halt the exponential growth in car traffic and diesel trucks but also huge new investments in public transportation, tougher pollution controls on the smoke-belching power plants and brick kilns that ring the capital’s perimeter, and measures to reduce the clouds of dust from construction debris and road traffic. ...
Competition regulator backs scrapping of rail franchises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of March 2016 11:27:00 AM
.... Stephen Joseph, the chief executive, said: “The government has committed billions to upgrading the railways to meet record passenger demand. Rather than handing this much-needed capacity to open access operators, as the CMA proposes, communities and the economy would benefit far more if train companies worked with new city regions and combined authorities on joined-up networks of public transport designed to support the local economy. ...
Heathrow challenges 'can be tackled' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 7th of March 2016 09:42:42 AM
.... . "Heathrow has worked to maintain airport-related traffic broadly static since the 1990's and is taking action to reduce emissions further by switching to electric vehicles and increasing public transport options for passengers and colleagues. ...
The growth of stopover tours image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of March 2016 12:11:13 AM
....This means that short trips of a few hours are possible, without people fearing that they will miss their flights. By contrast, for cities whose airports don't have such decent public transport links, and whose road are often gridlocked, transit can be a major concern. ...
Vienna named world's top city for quality of life image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of February 2016 12:01:21 AM
....“You don’t realise how safe Vienna is until you head abroad,” said Hartlauer. “We also have terrific public transport, with the underground working 24 hours at weekends, and it only costs €1 per trip. ...
Five issues that will shape the Northern Powerhouse image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of February 2016 12:19:46 AM
.... New motorways are likely to spark a demand for more out-of-town development. But improved rail links will concentrate economic development on city centres which are easiest served by public transport, walking and cycling. ...
How to solve the housing crisis image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 21st of February 2016 09:06:16 PM
.... It is not necessarily about building on the green belt or building huge towers. Densities need to increase: many town centres have good public transport facilities but have limited housing within them. ...
Are you still fit enough to drive? Elderly risking fines by not declaring illness image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 21st of February 2016 12:01:00 AM
....The majority of older drivers want to continue driving as long as they are safely able to do so, according to a new survey by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM). Independence, convenience, mobility, freedom and lack of public transport are the main reasons cited. ...
The infrastructure plan sounds great. But what to build and how to fund it? | Greg Jericho image
.... In some ways the priority list is the more sexy of the two (well, as sexy as these things can get) as it contains the list of actual projects to be undertaken. The overall plan is more philosophical in nature and outlines how things must change in order to achieve this wonderful future that has “high-frequency, interconnected public transport systems” that move people about “efficiently and comfortably”. ...
I hate to shatter feminist illusions, but Danish women are still battling like us image
.... But she’s clear that Danish views on gender equality risk obscuring the need for us to keep pushing on. She makes a brilliant comparison with the rise of mobile phone technology by explaining that we had the handsets for 30 years before we knew what the social protocol was for using them on public transport. ...
Old, ill, disabled or vulnerable? Find out the help you are entitled to image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 15th of February 2016 04:13:00 PM
. Gas, electricity, water, phones and public transport are vital for coping with everyday life. ...
Australia's greenest city: Adelaide pulls ahead of Sydney and Melbourne image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of February 2016 12:38:23 AM
....All of the local governments responsible for Australia’s capital cities have schemes in place (or in progress) to use energy-efficient lighting in council-run locations, as lighting accounts for as much as 40% of local authority emissions – and a large percentage of council electricity bills. The cities are also all implementing retrofits of council-owned buildings, and greening public transport (for example, Perth is currently trialling a driverless bus). ...
Rural businesses are struggling to recruit young people image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of February 2016 07:30:14 AM
.... Many young people who grow up in rural Somerset leave for university in Bristol, Bath and Cardiff and never return. Poor public transport links and living costs put them off. ...

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