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Posted on: December 21, 2018 Posted by: Liz Davidson Comments: 0

Outcomes from Living Lab Experiments in Urban Mobility – MODLE Showcase

How do we deal with a ‘sprawling urban mobility crisis’? How do we deliver attractive, convenient and financially sustainable passenger transport services so that everyone in society can access jobs, healthcare, and – let’s face it – just get out and about for some human interaction? In September 2016 the …

Posted on: December 19, 2018 Posted by: Liz Davidson Comments: 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: May 16, 2018 Posted by: Liz Davidson Comments: 1

Announcing MYFIRSTMILE

On Tuesday, 15th May 2018 we launched MYFIRSTMILE in partnership with First West of England. Our launch event attracted in the words of a reporter who came “The great and the good of the West transport scene” including Tim Bowles (WECA Metro Mayor), Giles Fearnley (MD of First Bus UK), …

Posted on: April 8, 2018 Posted by: Liz Davidson Comments: 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 22, 2017 Posted by: Liz Davidson Comments: 0

SevernNet Buzz featured on BBC Points West

SevernNet Buzz was featured on BBC Points West on Monday 18th December 2017. The service attracted the attention of the local news programme because of its innovative features including personalised passenger timetables, routes which adjust over time to passenger demand, and employer-led business model. Becky Meadowcroft lives in Shirehampton and …

Posted on: December 1, 2017 Posted by: Liz Davidson Comments: 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, 2017 Posted by: Liz Davidson Comments: 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 …

Posted on: August 1, 2017 Posted by: Liz Davidson Comments: 0

SevernNet Buzz launches

The SevernNet Buzz launches today. This employer led service is designed to meet the needs of local businesses, to improve recruitment and retention of colleagues to sites that are difficult to reach for those without a car. The service will respond to passenger usage and adjust its route over time, …

Posted on: February 17, 2017 Posted by: Liz Davidson Comments: 0

Providing mobility to Venturefest

Future Space, the new innovation centre at UWE hosted Venturefest Bristol and Bath earlier this month. The theme for the event was Smart City Technology: Challenges and Opportunities and Esoterix were pleased to support the event with transport to and from Parkway Station and the UWE bus hub. We could tell …

Posted on: February 16, 2017 Posted by: Liz Davidson Comments: 0

Virtual simulation will vigorously test new mobility services before putting vehicles on the road

### FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ### As part of the Mobility on Demand Laboratory Environment (MODLE) project, Transport Systems Catapult, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and Esoterix Systems are developing a micro-simulation platform. The MODLE Simulation Platform gives new, dynamic insight into where people are moving to, from, …