Numerous barriers exist to the realisation of ‘smart cities’ – not least, who’s going to pay, and who owns the infrastructure? In a recent article for the Institution of Civil […]
Managing Personal Travel
For nearly 20 years the government has sought better engagement with communities through school travel planning processes, aiming to provide safe, secure and sustainable transport. In the 1990s DHC drafted […]
There is much talk about mobility as a service (MaaS) providing a unified gateway which allows users to pay for transport with a single account. The key concept behind MaaS […]
Taxation revenue has traditionally been used to address market failures but the social and environmental market failures evident today can only partially be addressed through publicly funded programmes. In a […]
Derek Halden writing in the Scotsman Newspaper on behalf of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport suggests that Scotland’s year of big events in 2014 will have prompted long […]
Policy goals for mega-cities, sustainable development, lifestyle change and technology development require a new focus on efficiency, personalisation, simplicity and resilience. This was the message from Derek Halden at the […]
There is a lot of talk about sustainability but how much day to day practice in transport is actually sustainable? A new paper by Derek Halden has been published which […]
2013 Newsletter (PDF 518 KB) – Smarter Travel, Access to Education.
Between 2008 and 2013 DHC managed a major review of smarter travel pilot programmes for Scottish Government. The final report recommends important changes in the way that transport is planned, […]
2012 Newsletter (PDF 238 KB) – Parking, Customer Relationships.