Scottish Independence and Transport Part 2: Power

With the referendum now only a few months away, we have been looking at what Scottish independence would mean for transport. In our second article on Scottish independence and transport we look at how power is shared, and could be … Continued

Scotland: Gateway to the Stars

The UK’s first ever spaceport will probably be in Scotland. The Civil Aviation Authority has named eight possible spaceport locations from which they are considering launching spaceplanes like Skylon (pictured above) and Virgin Galactic’s Spaceshiptwo. Six of them are north … Continued

Scottish Independence and Transport Part 1: Wealth

Alex Salmond might have rescued Glasgow’s public transport system during the Commonwealth Games last month (apparently), but will the push for independence that he is so inextricably a part of have the same positive effect on Scottish transport as a … Continued

The Man Who Built a £150,000 Road

Over the past few days Mike Watts has been called an entrepreneur, a businessman, a genius, a gambler and a fool. One thing’s for sure, though, Mike Watts is brave. If you’ve missed out this week’s reports on England’s newest … Continued

5 More Crazy Transport Proposals

Our series on the future of transport continues with five more transport proposals that are straight out of science fiction. The craziest thing is that early prototypes of some of these are already in place around the world.   1. … Continued

The 5 Strangest Deliveries Ever

Yesterday I was sent a link to an article from Bristol’s Western Daily Press. It was about a postal worker who had to abandon their van because a swarm of bees has escaped a parcel in the back. Yes, you … Continued

Lewis Hamilton on the Streets of Glasgow?

When motor racing moves from the track to the streets everything changes. The inch perfect tarmac is replaced with a patchwork mesh. The perfect sheet of black is absent, instead there’s an incomprehensible scrawl of road markings. Where there should … Continued

5 Quirky Transport Proposals

If you’ve been paying attention to our blogs, you know that we like to think of ourselves as futurist tech-geeks. We’ve been doing our best to keep on top of the latest advances, from the rise of drone delivery services … Continued

When Scotland’s Roads Glowed Green

At around 2.30am on Saturday 11th July a convoy of military lorries drove through Glasgow. A lot of convoys pass through Glasgow and ordinarily I wouldn’t bring them up. However, these vehicles were carrying six 100-kiloton nuclear weapons. That’s the destructive equivalent … Continued

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