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New Civil Engineer: Transport planning | Bespoke service

The way in which open-source data is used is fundamentally flawed, according to transport technology firm Zipabout’s technical director Daniel Chick. But get it right and the impact will be huge, he says. Chick describes himself as a techie with a background in... read more

Surveyor Magazine: We need to talk about innovation

This article was first published in Surveyor, in August 2016 Oxfordshire CC is blazing a trail in future mobility. Its living laboratory approach, emphasis on collaborative procurement, use of intelligence clustering and willingness to push forward with ambitious... read more

Zipabout: DfT Rail Innovation showcase

Zipabout are proud to have been chosen to join the DfT Innovation In Rail showcase today at the Department For Transport, opened by Rail Minister Claire Perry. Joining a panel of this year’s brightest stars for our contribution to rail innovation, we used the event to... read more

Zipabout receive Innovate UK grant

Facebook Twitter Zipabout are proud to be part of the Avanti-led CAPITALS consortium that has recently been awarded Innovate UK funding. The consortium will be running a 2 year programme around the live and dynamic optimisation of freight across sea, road and rail,... read more

Oxfordshire LSTF Science Vale project

Zipabout are pleased to announce the beginning of a 12 month pilot working with Oxfordshire County Council and the key business parks of the Science Vale. Using the Zipabout IM platform and working with the LSTF team in Oxfordshire, the project focusses on reducing... read more

The Observer: Zipabout and the Imagine Festival

Facebook Twitter Want to experience driverless pods before they hit the road? Fancy dodging transport problems before they happen? What about a system for rewarding those who walk rather than take the car? At the Imagine Festival in Milton Keynes last week, the... read more

The FT: Zipabout Intelligent Mobility feature

Facebook Twitter There’s an interesting video and editorial coverage of Zipabout on the FT website today explaining a bit about Zipabout and our project in Oxfordshire, as well as highlighting the problems the Intelligent Mobility sector faces with the UK... read more

Regional train delays in different weather for 2014

We all know that the UK weather can catch us unawares occasionally, so it’s not going to be a huge surprise if floods and hurricanes cause delays on the rail network. What might be a surprise though is how well some operators deal with it – and how badly... read more
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