Author: Liz Davidson

People on a concourse seen from above
Posted on: April 10, 2021Posted by: Liz DavidsonComments: 0

Zoom in, zoom out

Until recently, it didn’t really matter who exactly got on the train or the bus, just as long as enough people did. That has changed…

A train travelling quickly at night
Posted on: March 11, 2021Posted by: Liz DavidsonComments: 0

Transport perspectives

The 3rd in our series of blogs by Vinita Nawathe Suppliers can either provide what people want; or get people to want what they provide. When it comes to transport, operators and policy makers need to understand who wants to travel where, when and why. But it is also important …

Image shows Back to the Future written in the style of the movie posters
Posted on: March 3, 2021Posted by: Liz DavidsonComments: 0

Back to the Future

By Rosie Beeston We went back to the future, but not like in the movie. There wasn’t a Delorean nor a lightning strike on a clock tower. And this graph may not have the same dramatic climax as when Michael J. Fox reached 88 mph, but we’re quite excited about …

Blurred image of buses moving quickly
Posted on: February 19, 2021Posted by: Liz DavidsonComments: 0

Why is public transport important?

The second in our series of guest blogs by Vinita Nawathe A safe, convenient, accessible, integrated public transport system that takes people where they want to go, when they want to go, should be a cornerstone of a “build back better” transport strategy. Transport is an enabler not an end …

Toy wooden train track and bridge\
Posted on: February 9, 2021Posted by: Liz DavidsonComments: 0

Transport is an enabler

By Vinita Nawathe Transport is an enabler. There are lots of reasons to move people and things from one place to another; transport solutions come out of understanding what needs moving, where and why. Solutions that meet needs provide opportunities for different uses. Over millennia more people, more goods and …

Posted on: August 10, 2020Posted by: Liz DavidsonComments: 0

New research into how to implement more flexible fares for rail passengers & train operators

Dr Katharina Burger from the University of Bristol, with Raffaello Rossi from the University of Bristol and Elisa Becker from the University of Exeter, are collaborating with transport solutions company Esoterix, to interrogate rail travel data and make pricing recommendations to benefit both the train operators and rail travellers. A …

Billion Journey Project logo
Posted on: May 16, 2020Posted by: Liz DavidsonComments: 0

MEET THE BILLION JOURNEY PROJECT START-UPS: ESOTERIX

Shared mobility is without doubt one of the most significant movements in transport, both publicly and privately. Companies like Uber – which generated revenues of $11.27 billion in 2018 – have thoroughly disrupted conventional thinking around vehicle use and ownership, as well as mobility more broadly. And yet the Uber …