ADL and the city of the future

With urban populations set to soar in the coming years, cities with under- performing or inadequate transport systems will struggle to deliver on green and sustainable growth. Only public transport can offer the energy- and cost- effective mobility solutions that benefit everyone, protect the environment and create jobs.

Screen-Shot-2013-11-20-at-16.37.26With urban populations set to soar in the coming years, cities with under- performing or inadequate transport systems will struggle to deliver on green and sustainable growth. Only public transport can offer the energy- and cost- effective mobility solutions that benefit everyone, protect the environment and create jobs.

Railway and tram systems provide the bare bones of a city’s transport structures, moving people towards commercial hubs within a city, along relatively narrow corridors defined by their fixed, and hugely expensive, infrastructure. Buses however provide the meat on the bones of the city’s public transport system, navigating the arterial routes and allowing the life blood of the city, its citizens, to travel freely around the whole of their urban environment (and beyond), on the myriad individual routes that suit their specific needs and desires.

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