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The official statistics for Crossrail are certainly impressive: a total ‘funding envelope’ of £14.8 billion; 100km route from Maidenhead and Heathrow to Shenfield and Abbey Wood (via Paddington, Tottenham Court Road, Liverpool Street and Canary Wharf); Europe’s largest construction project; … Continue reading
I’ve just been reading a fascinating book called “Supertrends” published by Wiley in 2010. The book is about how the world is likely to change in the period to 2050. It is written by Lars Tvede who is a former derivatives trader, … Continue reading
I was fortunate enough to undertake a Masters Degree in Traffic and Transport Planning at the University of Birmingham in 1983-4. I have recently revisited the syllabus. It makes for interesting reading over 25 years later. The lectures covered the following: Traffic … Continue reading
The June edition of Transportation Professional contains the consultants’ directory. In the current economic climate I expected this to make for interesting reading. I was extremely suprised to read in the forward by the President of CIHT that “There appears to … Continue reading