Mobility as a Service in the West Midlands and elsewhere

Mobility as a Service in the West Midlands and elsewhere

Whim has recently launched a mobility app in the West Midlands that offers “seamless travel by bringing different modes of transportation into a single app with one monthly fee”. In this case study the Transport Knowledge Hub, with support from Chris Perry (MaaS Global) and Ben Foulser (KPMG), describes what MaaS is, what’s driving the phenomenon, what business models are…

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Mansfield Public Transport Interchange

Mansfield Public Transport Interchange

The Mansfield Public Transport Interchange scheme consisted of building a new, fully enclosed bus station building with connecting footbridge to the railway station. The scheme cost £8.5million and was estimated to deliver an economic return on investment at up to £6.50 for each £1 spent.

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Lincoln Transport Hub

Lincoln Transport Hub

The Lincoln Transport Hub consists of an integrated and improved multi-modal transport hub with associated public realm improvements, providing a fitting gateway into the City of Lincoln, creating a fully integrated, accessible and welcoming city centre, and safeguarding the future of the High Street. The scheme costs £29million and was estimated to deliver an economic return on investment of £1.64…

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South East Hampshire BRT

South East Hampshire BRT

The South East Hampshire Bus Rapid Transit is a high specification, sub regional public transport network designed to provide a viable alternative to the car and remove the transport barriers to economic growth and development of key sites. Economic evaluation shows that the scheme has delivered an economic return on investment at up to £6.94 for each £1 spent.

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Promoting Cycling and Walking in the Home Care Sector

Promoting-Cycling-and-Walking-in-the-Home-Care-Sector

This cycling scheme in the Liverpool City Region provides an example of small scale support investments that can help workers travel more sustainably to improve health and well-being and reduce travel costs. This project shows that small projects with low budgets can make a difference in local communities.

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Wirral Travel Solutions

Wirral Travel Solutions

Wirral Travel Solutions is a scheme that has successfully supported Wirral residents in accessing job opportunities. The project has been a successful revenue project for Wirral Council with 84% of clients undertaking the 3 month review still in employment and 91% of clients undertaking the 6 month review still in employment.

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The Leigh to Ellenbrook Guided Busway

The Leigh to Ellenbrook guided busway

The North West’s first guided busway and associated on-highway priority measures delivered as part of a £122 million package to enable more people to enjoy faster, more punctual and more reliable bus services across Greater Manchester. Opening in April 2016 the busways are providing a wide range of benefits to the communities they serve.

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Low Emission Bus Investment in Liverpool City Region

Low Emission Bus Investment in Liverpool City Region

The successful Liverpool City Region Low Emission Bus Application is bringing three different bus technology types to the City Region. This will help deliver the region’s first 100% electric bus route, a doubling of the existing numbers of both Biomethane vehicles and diesel hybrid vehicles operating in the region.

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Crawley FastWay

Crawley FastWay

The Crawley FastWay scheme involved the delivery of a series of bus priority measures along two core routes linking Horley, Gatwick Airport and Crawley.  Economic evaluation of the outturn costs and benefits shows that the scheme has delivered an economic return on investment at £4.67 for each £1 spent.

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