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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 …

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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 …

Posted on: December 19, 2018Posted by: Liz DavidsonComments: 0

MYFIRSTMILE Trial Opens Eyes to Future Bus Service Innovation

First West of England will be looking at future opportunities to overcome the hurdle of ‘the first mile’ from people’s home to the bus stop following the completion of the trial of MYFIRSTMILE in Bristol on 21st December 2018, a partnership initiative led by technology start up business Esoterix Systems …

Posted on: July 31, 2018Posted by: Liz DavidsonComments: 0

MYFIRSTMILE in the news

Local Transport Today https://www.transportxtra.com/publications/local-transport-today/news/56916/first-launches-taxi-feeder-trial-for-buses/ Bristol Post https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/first-bus-going-offer-people-1574797 Bristol Business News http://www.bristol-business.net/innovative-trial-to-persuade-car-commuters-to-catch-the-bus-by-giving-them-a-cab-ride-to-the-stop/ First Group https://www.firstgroup.com/bristol-bath-and-west/introducing Bus and Coach Buyer https://www.busandcoachbuyer.com/first-uks-first-cross-modal-public-transport/ Route One http://www.route-one.net/articles/First_launches_multimodal_taxi_ride_sharing_service_in_Bristol Coach and Bus Week https://cbwmagazine.com/first-to-trial-first-and-last-mile-taxibus-service-in-bristol/ In South Glos https://www.insouthglos.co.uk/news/innovative-trial-to-persuade-car-commuters-to-catch-the-bus-by-giving-them-a-cab-ride-to-the-stop/ Bishopston Voice https://www.bishopstonvoice.co.uk/take-a-taxi-to-the-bus-stop!-commuter-service-gets-trial-run-in-westbury-park

Posted on: April 8, 2018Posted by: Liz DavidsonComments: 0

JourneyBatcher in the news

JourneyBatcher was recently featured in Bristol Business News Online http://www.bristol-business.net/school-bus-planning-software-en-route-to-help-councils-to-save-funds/

Posted on: December 1, 2017Posted by: Liz DavidsonComments: 0

SevernNet Buzz wins at TravelWest Awards

We’re thrilled to announce that the SevernNet Buzz won Most Innovative Sustainable Transport Measure at the TravelWest Awards 2017. Thrilled to be part of the team to win the Most Innovative Sustainable Travel Measure at this year’s Travel Awards @travelwestEng #humblebrag pic.twitter.com/6CWTQdSn4T — Esoterix Systems (@EsoterixSystems) December 1, 2017 SevernNet, …

Posted on: November 3, 2017Posted by: Liz DavidsonComments: 0

MODLE simulation wins best paper at ITS World Congress

The TSC is delighted our very own Dr Patrizia Franco was awarded Best Techincal Paper- Europe #ITSWC17. We are very proud! pic.twitter.com/paWhyMjlhM — Transport Systems (@TSCatapult) November 2, 2017 Congratulations to Dr. Patrizia Franco on winning best paper at the ITS World Congress. The paper, entitled Multi-Modal Activity-Based Models to …