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Passenger pivot

Fast-tracking a reinvention of rail. Cycle to a station, catch a flying taxi home.
Event
Station Innovation Zone Application Support and Information Webinar
Join us on Thursday 15th September for the Station Innovation Zone Application Support & Information Webinar
Magazine
Our New Magazine – Connected Places
How is digital twin technology changing how we think about everything from cities to railway stations? How will the third age of flight change our skies and the airports of the future? And how are UK cities thinking out of the box to fund net zero investment?
Episode 03
Public Transport
In this Connected Places Podcast transport episode, Professor Greg Clark speaks to TC Chew, a globally renowned transport expert who leads Arup’s global rail business. We’ll meet Ben Plowden, Director at Transport for London who’s coordinating TfL’s COVID-19 Restart & Recovery Programme. We’ll also meet Nicolas LeGlatin, CEO of Open Space whose AI-enabled technology is helping rail operators monitor social […]
Episode 08
In conversation with Andy Byford, London’s Transport Commissioner
Highlighting how connected places businesses rose to the challenge of COVID-19 and explored some of the market opportunities that the pandemic has created or accelerated.
Episode 11
Where next for urban mobility? A conversation with Daniel Deparis at Mercedes-Benz
As our towns and cities become more connected, so too are the ways in which we get around them. In this episode we explore how urban mobility is changing. How will connected vehicles shape the connected places of the future. What will they need to connect to and what value can they add to the […]
Episode 15
The Future of England’s Roads
In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic the reduction in traffic volume on England’s strategic road network was huge. But as the economy now starts to recover it’s important to remain focussed on those medium to long term challenges that haven’t gone away. What do the UK’s net zero ambitions mean for England’s strategic […]
News
Innovation Station, an agile railway innovation programme launched by Network Rail and Connected Places Catapult
Network Rail, in partnership with Connected Places Catapult (CPC), has launched a new programme to find innovative solutions to address key challenges currently faced by British railway stations. The first phase of the Innovation Station programme looks to solve challenges around collecting real-time crowding information on platforms and identifying new measures for monitoring and checking […]
Article
How can the UK future-proof its train stations?
The UK has had train stations for nearly two centuries. They are some of our most durable public buildings. But how do we help them continue to thrive in the modern age?