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London’s proposed Garden Bridge

I have a simple solution for cities with...

Susan Claris

Susan Claris

20 March 2014 / 17 Comment(s)

Ship entering a dock in the Panama Canal

I believe that infrastructure has the power to...

Bill Grose

Bill Grose

31 October 2013 / 8 Comment(s)

Vans, cars and people congest a road in Johannesburg, South Africa. Copyright Arup.

What makes cities vibrant and successful? Top of...

Ryan Falconer

Ryan Falconer

09 October 2013 / 16 Comment(s)

There is much to agree with in the Institution of Civil Engineers’ State of the Nation report on UK transport, published a week or two ago. I would argue that the key challenge for the UK is reforming the machinery of government to unlock...

Alexander Jan

Alexander Jan

04 July 2013 / 0 Comment(s)

Infrastructure is a critical element to the development and competitiveness of nations across the globe. Yet there is often a gulf between those who plan their infrastructure on the basis of a strategic vision and those who look only at the narrower...

Christopher Tunnell

Christopher Tunnell

12 June 2013 / 8 Comment(s)

Segregated, tree-lined pedestrian and cycle lanes in Hong Kong. Credit Chris Choy. Copyright Arup/Chris Choy.

Too often transport planners are focussed on...

Susan Claris

Susan Claris

06 March 2013 / 7 Comment(s)

An empty car park. Source Fotolia.

The advent of automated vehicles offers us a...

Josef Hargrave

Josef Hargrave

14 February 2013 / 1 Comment(s)

The UK’s brave ambitions to complete its 80% reduction in total carbon dioxide emissions over the next 38 years will have major implications for the UK’s infrastructure networks. One of the main ways to reduce carbon emissions will be...

Tim Chapman

Tim Chapman

13 December 2012 / 1 Comment(s)

I’m based in Singapore currently and was in Hong Kong previously, and over the last 15 years I’ve seen first-hand how cities in this region are building successful urban metro systems. They’ve used their mass transit systems to...

Michael McGowan

Michael McGowan

16 August 2012 / 1 Comment(s)

Dubai metro train stands at a platform. Source: iStock.

When travelling on the Dubai Metro recently, I...

Stephen Bennett

Stephen Bennett

25 July 2012 / 6 Comment(s)

An electric vehicle 'fills up' at a charging post.

When it comes to predicting the rate of electric...

Peter Young

Peter Young

15 March 2012 / 3 Comment(s)

There has been already been a lot of excitement (and heated debate) about the contribution biomass can make to our energy needs. The fact is that although biomass is renewable, it’s not unlimited. There simply will never be enough to meet all...

Michael Trousdell

Michael Trousdell

15 March 2012 / 4 Comment(s)

I am arguing against the motion in an Arup-organised debate that “This house believes that London will never have world class integrated transport infrastructure”. Why? Because I believe that London already has world-class integrated...

Susan Claris

Susan Claris

17 November 2011 / 1 Comment(s)

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Like many countries, Australia is becoming...

Steve Lennon

Steve Lennon

04 November 2011 / 3 Comment(s)

Susan Claris takes a ride in a GM EN-V electric vehicle.

A colleague of mine favours the expression that...

Susan Claris

Susan Claris

13 October 2011 / 3 Comment(s)