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Ticket barriers in Town Hall Station, Sydney. Credit Anthony Crescini

Imagine if you didn’t have to plan and book...

Volker Buscher

Volker Buscher

25 September 2014 / 5 Comment(s)

Artist's impression of a future interchange

Data growth, flexible working, and changing...

Leszek Dobrovolsky

Leszek Dobrovolsky

22 September 2014 / 11 Comment(s)

Rail freight transport of the future. © Texas A&M Transportation Institute

As cities around the world restrict freight...

Darren Briggs

Darren Briggs

04 September 2014 / 14 Comment(s)

Rocket and Earth

Space elevators are a permanent infrastructure...

Peter Debney

Peter Debney

07 July 2014 / 11 Comment(s)

Increasingly, cities will need to form strong...

Ryan Falconer

Ryan Falconer

23 June 2014 / 0 Comment(s)

Cardiff pedestrian crossing with no barriers.

It might not seem like an obvious place for a...

Susan Claris

Susan Claris

16 June 2014 / 7 Comment(s)

Shoreditch cafe, London.

If planners are ever going to create stable,...

Jenny Adams

Jenny Adams

12 June 2014 / 9 Comment(s)

Plane over a city.

Our insatiable thirst for air travel and air...

Neil Keogh

Neil Keogh

02 June 2014 / 10 Comment(s)

Rail signals.

People are travelling more than ever before...

Tony Vidago

Tony Vidago

22 May 2014 / 3 Comment(s)

London’s proposed Garden Bridge

I have a simple solution for cities with...

Susan Claris

Susan Claris

20 March 2014 / 34 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 / 3 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 / 5 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)