New Transport Solutions

Whether their expanding services, accelerating deliveries, or simply keeping their people moving, here's a collection of stories from businesses working to drive their business forward

Emily Taylor

Could 5G Transform the UK’s Cities?

It’s hard to fully understand modern technology. For most of us, most of the time, it’s a problem we can let others solve. We don’t need to comprehend the mechanism of the iPhone to use it to send an email. But as technology develops, it’s helpful to know not just what something does but how it does it.

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What Makes a City “Liveable”?

In August, Vienna was named the world’s most liveable city. It was the Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual survey, and the news was significant in part because it was the first time a European city had topped the rankings. It was also notable because, for the past seven years, the Australian city of Melbourne has worn the crown.

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How Millennials Are Making Cities Greener

Millennials, the catch-all term for those reaching adulthood in the early 21st century, are a much-maligned bunch. They’re overly sensitive, some say, or overly hostile. They’re addicted to technology, hedonistic, vain. Type “millennials are” into Google, and your suggestions will include “lazy”, “stupid” and “boring”.

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How Blockchain is Making Our Cities Smarter

Blockchain is inextricably linked to Bitcoin. In fact, it was invented as a method of recording transactions made with the crypto-currency. But as awareness of the technology grows and it develops new capabilities, its applications are spreading far beyond virtual money.

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The New Urban Agenda and What it Means for Us

The world’s cities are expanding, booming—and could become fit to burst.

Currently, cities cover just two per cent of the earth’s land surface yet are home to more than half of the world’s population.

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles: How Transport is Turning Electric

The future is green—at least when it comes to transport. With the UK government’s plan to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, more customers and business owners are turning to electric and plug-in cars.

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Creating London’s shared future

We want Londoners to love their city, and we want to do our part in helping prepare it for its future ahead.

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How Cities Are Combatting Air Pollution

Urban lifestyles have much to recommend them—but exposure to toxic air conditions is one distinct disadvantage of city living.

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Zipping ahead and cutting costs in Croydon

Croydon council were on a mission: to find a way to save money and the environment by doing something differently.