Smarter Cambridge Transport

Tag - franchising

Reorganising buses is all the rage

Groningen, Oldenburg, Ghent, Hasselt, Bogotá and Algiers did it years ago. Houston and Seattle did it recently. Dublin is doing it now. Cambridge isn’t. But it should be. Houston, Texas radically simplified its bus...

Let’s change the way public transport works here

The Dutch are well-known for their high-quality cycleways. They also do a very good job of running public transport. First, they have OV-chipkaart, a national smart card that lets you tap-and-go on just about any train...

Bus franchising: a golden opportunity

Where in England do buses work really well? According to the Department for Transport, the top four local authorities, ranked by annual passenger-journeys per head of population, are: 1. Greater London (264.3) 2...