New episode of the ‘School of Poetry’ podcast looks at transport poetry
Loughborough academics look at poetry that focuses on the theme of transport in a new episode of the ‘School of Poetry’ podcast.
Four visions for the future of public transport
The way people get around is starting to change, and as a professor of transport strategy I do rather wonder if the modes of transport we use today will still be around by the turn of the next century.
Electric planes are here – but they won’t solve flying’s CO2 problem
The UK government plans to ban the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars by 2040. Clearly the plan is for all citizens to be driving electric or hybrid-electric cars, or – better still – riding bicycles.
Techno-fix futures will only accelerate climate chaos – don’t believe the hype
Thanks to the efforts of climate activists, the climate and ecological emergency has never been more prominent.
World-leading scheme defined by Loughborough academics is launched in a bid to revolutionise lorry safety
A world-leading scheme to remove the most dangerous Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) from London’s streets has been launched today – and it was defined and developed by Loughborough researchers.
Academics part of £39m Ford project that looks to bring the next generation of electrified vehicles to the market faster
Loughborough University is working on a collaborative industry research project to develop digital engineering tools that will help bring the next generation of electrified commercial vehicles to the market much faster.
Future Transport Campaign: University launches new drive to promote game-changing research and innovations
Loughborough University is celebrating the academics and projects that look to revolutionise vehicles and the way we travel as part of a two-month initiative focussed on the future of transport.
International research centre will investigate new road safety concerns as driverless cars become popular
A new £1.5m research centre will investigate the safety issues faced by pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists and children as the growing number of driverless cars bring fresh challenges to the roads.
New measures to tackle bus driver fatigue are set out thanks to world-first research into the issue
Tough measures to improve road safety by tackling bus driver fatigue have been set out by Transport for London, thanks to world-first research led by Loughborough University.
World’s fastest jet-powered suit demonstration at Loughborough University Design Show
Loughborough student Sam Rogers will fly a £340,000 3D printed jet suit this week as part of Loughborough University’s annual Design Show.
Experts secure £200,000 from the Department for Transport for research into greener travel
Loughborough University has been awarded £200,000 for two projects which aim to make the transport sector more environmentally friendly.
This new railway switch could cut failure related cancellations by as much as 90 per cent
Engineers have brought a 180-year-old feature of Britain’s railways into the 21st century with a redesigned track switch that is expected to significantly reduce repair costs and delays.
Unsafe HGVs to be removed from London’s roads thanks to Loughborough University research into dangerous designs
The most unsafe HGVs will be removed from London's roads as part of a world-first scheme that was defined and tested by Loughborough University researchers.