Category Archives: trains

Adapting to a Post COVID19 Workplace and Transport Model

There are many considerations about the return to work post COVID19 lockdowns. Social distancing is an interesting one. Many organisations have gone to open plan workspaces in place of offices, but now we have to consider social distancing. This means … Continue reading

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Will Telecommuting Become Part of Your New Normal?

Living in a country like New Zealand, you have to appreciate that there is more to life than sitting in traffic going into a city every day. The number of people that have told me over the years, that they … Continue reading

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Is Uber Safe During COVID?

I recently read an article in Intelligent Transport , exploring whether rideshare, such as from Uber and Lyft was a substitute or complementary to public transport. It quoted research from SMART which found that a third of ride-share trips were … Continue reading

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Buying your First Home and Commuting To Work, 400 Times a Year!

Research┬áBefore You Buy You’d think it was easy right? You have your deposit, you buy your house, you go to work and you pay the mortgage, just like when you were paying rent. No big deal. But there are other … Continue reading

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I’m stuffed If I’m Going to Get on that Tokyo Train

This brings back many memories of catching the train in Tokyo. I’ve been on most lines and this was classic morning rush hour. I remember about my 3rd trip I was catching a train to another part of the city … Continue reading

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Commuters’ tales: No room to sit – even in the toilet – BBC News

Bhasker Solanki photographed commuters on an early morning train from Surat to Mumbai. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.bbc.co.uk When I first started catching the Northern Express Bus from the Auckland’s CBD to the North Shore around the evening peak, there … Continue reading

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RailYatri launches GPS train tracking system using user data – India News Analysis Opinions on Niti Central – Bold and Right

RailYatri launches GPS train tracking system using user data http://t.co/dfU4AUVGmr Sourced through Scoop.it from: news.niticentral.com I like it. When I was in Amsterdam in 2007 for a location based services conference I asked about GPS on the Dutch Trains. I … Continue reading

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