April 28, 2004

Atlantic 60 fares hope...link
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Little and large battle for air supremacy - Boeing v Airbus. Graphic...link
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Slam-door train deadline is put back by a year...link
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April 27, 2004

Rail firms accept liability for Potters Bar crash...link
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April 26, 2004

Why PRT will ultimately fail - PRT = Personal Rapid Transport ie the stuff beloved of sci-fi writers...link
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April 25, 2004

New Wolmar column - and how quickly people change their tune...link
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World's first toll motorway - TOLLROADSnews has the story...link
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NYC Taxi Monopoly - $300,000 just to drive a cab? Strewth!...link
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Home work is not real! - oh, but it is, according to our very own Brian Micklethwait...link
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268mph on the Shanghai Maglev - which is the good bit...link
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April 24, 2004

Why sprawl is good - 1997 article by Peter Gordon and Harry W. Richardson comparing Portland and LA. LA has a higher population density than New York apparently...link
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Sweden to charge traffic toll in capital...link
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Ignoring the cost of car ownership - Beyond Stupidity thinks we don't know how much our cars cost...link
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Regulator lashes out at railways blueprint...link
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GPS bus tracker - Beyond Brilliance on a development that could make bus travel slightly less bad...link
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April 23, 2004

Drilling for victory, and the black gold will never run out - there really is quite a lot of oil out there...link
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Helmets 'put the young off cycling' - and not just the young...link
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It may not feel like it, but traffic is speeding up - oh yeah...link
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Put profits before people - David Carr draws conclusions from the North Korean rail crash...link
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April 22, 2004

Edinburgh road charging concerns- John Lewis fears 10% loss in sales...link
New Glasgow tram plan- to run west from Glasgow city centre along both banks of the Clyde ...link
Airlines fight plan for delays payout - the EU wants to force them to compensate passengers for delays...link
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Moscow's Metro shows its age...link
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Congestion charge cost 300m, say Oxford St traders...link
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April 21, 2004

Metronet fined 11m over Tube...link
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Fares to fall by 20pc in year, says Ryanair...link
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April 20, 2004

Follow my train of thought - interview with Michael Holden, boss of South East Trains...link
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Train companies rattled by rail overhaul proposals - some people don't like Mr Bowker's proposals...link
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April 19, 2004

Bowker signals rail upheaval - well, actually, he's in no position to do so. What this looks like, is a desperate attempt to keep his job by appearing relevant. Cynical? Moi?...link
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April 18, 2004

Boeing stakes all on the Dreamliner - potentially interesting report but the claim that the 707 (and not the Comet) was the world's first passenger jet does rather spoil it for me...link
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April 16, 2004

"This device is especially valuable in teaching women to drive" - but what is it? A whip? A cane? A ducking stool? Brian has the answer...link
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Search for Channel crossing solutions - one says a railway was the only way - the other says we should have built a bridge...link
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Japanese tycoon resigns in Seibu corporate scandal - Seibu is a railway (amongst other things). The tycoon was once the richest man in the world. If only we could have scandals like that...link
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Child car seats 'must be used to age of 11'...link
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April 13, 2004

Cross-Channel tunnel timings - it takes a long time to get from autoroute to motorway...link
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M25 cameras catch 10,000 in 7 miles - on the M25...link
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Strike ballot for railway workers...link
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Ryanair deal on Charleroi to sidestep European ruling...link
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April 12, 2004

Neighborhood impacts & congestion pricing - David Sucher has a go at Peter Gordon. He [Sucher] thinks that road pricing will just lead to traffic spilling onto still-charge-free roads. Well, if that doesn't start an inter-blog flame war...link
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Vive la revolution! Vive la digging! - Neil Collins on the Eurotunnel mess...link
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April 10, 2004

Last train pulls out of St Pancras - until it is re-opened as the Eurostar terminal...link
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State traffic management doesn't work - TOLLROADSnews has some examples...link
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April 09, 2004

Rail fare rises 'abuse monopoly' - First Great Western put up the fares...link
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April 08, 2004

Tunnel vision gave us a watery white elephant - the Channel Tunnel isn't much cop thinks Tim Luckhurst...link
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Lights and Eurotunnel - they're going bust says the Times...link
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Rise in motorcyclists drives up road deaths - because safety is dangerous, probably...link
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Guillotine falls on Eurotunnel board...link
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'Clever' car to solve congestion - maybe, though, considering that it's being developed by the EU, probably not...link
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April 07, 2004

Wireless broadband to be installed on GNER trains...link
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JRTR #38 - is out. This edition: trams and fares...link
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The drive to vilify our motorists...link
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Japan cracks down on 'killer' cyclists...link
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Hazard County - Mark Holland thinks that some of the South Coast's safety aids are anything but...link
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April 06, 2004

Air taxis beat Moscow's traffic - for when a blue-flashing light and a greased palm just won't do...link
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Ask "why" five times - Photon Courier on a Japanese management principle which I am pretty sure is used on their railways...link
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HOT Lanes - Peter Gordon on America's answer to congestion charging...link
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Autopilot to thwart future attacks - so if terrorists can no longer crash aircraft into buildings does that mean we will soon be able to take things like tweezers and nail files on board again?...link
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British engineers hit new heights - story about a viaduct in the Massif Central which will be the highest in the world relieving (and I can say this from personal experience) a notorious stretch of road ...link
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Rail delays get even worse...link
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Thames Trains fined 2m for Ladbroke Grove crash...link
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April 04, 2004

Scramjets won't work - says Jeremy Clarkson before launching into a round of Yank-bashing...link
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April 03, 2004

Bullet Train Remakes Map of South Korea- the New York Times reports on the development of high(er - not yet Japanese bullet) speed trains in Korea, and also China....link
Concorde grounded for ever as BA drains lifeblood - they're taking out the oil which for technical reasons I don't pretend to understand pretty much means they'll never fly again. Bastards...link
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Councillor jailed for redrawing road map - for a third of a mil so might I. Oh, the evils of compulsory purchase...link
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Plot to blow up Madrid express foiled...link
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Congestion charge for pedestrians - and about time too. But only if pensioners get charged double...link
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More sprawl please - TM Lutas makes the case and then, somehow, turns his attention to Segways...link
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Higher council tax bills as bureaucrats grab buses - says the Adam Smith Institute...link
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"Cruise Missiles" A Bigger Factor In Sleep Crashes Than Tiredness - speed-limited Heavy Goods Vehicles are a menace according to the ABD. Safety is dangerous...link
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April 02, 2004

Blame Prescott - Iain Murray reads the Select Committee report...link
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Rail networks offer bargains to early travellers - after a break of 52 years one might add...link
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Blair's own MPs criticise 'out of control' railway - and they call for the abolition of both Network Rail and the SRA
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April 01, 2004

Central Railway turned down - so it seems it's not going to get the go-ahead...link
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The 10bn rail crash - in-depth report from the Guardian on the origins of the WCML fiasco...link
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Public misled over cost of 10bn rail line - the West Coast Route Modernisation was going to cost 1.5bn. Now, it will cost 10bn...link
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