Will 2017 be the year of personalised travel? [InMotion Magazine]

Innovators are beginning to understand that personalised travel – delivering extremely focused mobility solutions – is the way forward when it comes to future transport, and that providing a level of service that feels bespoke to an individual is fundamental to a...

   

Is not-London the new London (CityMetric)

The novelist AL Kennedy recently said that “being out of London is the new being in London”. Ironically we were both moving to the same place for largely the same reasons, though my exit was less newsworthy and (possibly, who knows?) more agonised. And it seems that...

On Yer Bike: London’s cycle superhighways (The Motherhood)

One of the interesting aspects of being in London, according to Jonathan Raban, author of the 1974 book Soft City, is trying to mentally encompass, and navigate around, the entirety of this city. Of course we always fail, so instead we create inner personal maps of...

Epping Forest and Butler’s Retreat (The Motherhood)

The ancient woodland that is now called Epping Forest once also covered the geographical areas of Hainault Forest and Waltham Forest, and was in fact called ‘The Forest of Essex’. It has had a rocky history, being for example a battleground over 19th-century...

What do mobile millennials want from urban transport (InMotion)

As city populations continue to boom, mobility is increasingly a casualty of urban infrastructure under pressure. How do mobile millennials – one of the most talked about population segments – get around their cities and what would they like to change? (Continue...

Re-imagining Walthamstow Nightlife (E List)

Walthamstow is undergoing some immense changes, but are we overlooking the need for a decent nightlife and live music scene? Deborah Talbot talks to local promoters and Waltham Forest Council to find out how we can plan around a more innovative culture (go to p.6-7 on...