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A few years ago Crossrail Ltd commissioned a study into the regeneration benefits of the scheme. Consultants estimated that Crossrail could add £5.5 billion in value to residential and commercial real estate between 2012 and 2021. In May 2013 Andrew … Continue reading
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
The 24 London bus serves a 7 mile route between Hampstead Heath and Pimlico (via Camden, Warren Street, Leicester Square, Trafalgar Square, Westminster and Victoria). The 24 is operated by Metroline a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore based ComfortDelGro, one of … Continue reading
TED Talks Robin Chase, founder of ZipCar and BuzzCar, talks about peer-to-peer solutions and their relevance to transport.
Full marks to the visionary New York transport authorities who approached former-Talking Head band-leader David Byrne in 2008 to help them lift the profile of cycling in New York. The New York City Department of Transportation, invited Mr Byrne to … Continue reading