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Driverless buses to revolutionise transport in Cambridge

Cambridge looks set to become a test bed for driverless buses – otherwise known as autonomous mass-transit travel. The Affordable Very Rapid Transit (AVRT) would run overground on segregated routes and tunnelled sections . Headed up by Professor John Miles, an expert on transport systems at the University of Cambridge, a feasibility study estimates the cost of a 75kms network…

Sleeper bus service launched in the land of the car

Buses in Britain have a poor image largely due to decades of underinvestment and our car-centric culture. However, neither of these factors had prevented the launch of a luxurious inter-city sleeper bus service in the land of the car. Ethical, Reliable Travel Insurance you can trust Up to 30% online discount for single-trip policies. Get your quote Cabin is a new…

Re-inventing the bus

In fifty years, it is expected the vast majority of people will live in cities not yet been built. The quality of their design will determine the quality of life for billions of people. Designing a city from the ground up offers the rare opportunity to reverse the dominance of car culture that is such a blight to today’s urban…

Is the way you travel making you ill?

When we have concerns over our weight or general health and well-being, we are likely to reassess our eating habits and perhaps look into a gym membership. We are less likely to look into our transport choices, which are more likely to be made on the basis of cost and convenience. This makes little sense. Transport is a major factor…

The changing face of transport in London

We were asked this week to share our views on the changing face of transport in London. Here’s what we said. One of Transport for London’s environmental goals is to decrease the emissions to the air from traffic. What do you see is being currently done to improve London’s transportation system from a sustainable perspective and in relation to this…