Tag Archives: Cologne

When Your Plane Is A Train: Taking a Flight With Lufthansa’s AIRail Service

01 Oct
ICE train arriving at Cologne Railway Station

You’ve been invited to a meeting. The venue is abroad and the most convenient flights leave from an airport over 150 kilometres away. What do you do? Do you drive to the airport and risk the motorway? Perhaps you consider the train but are put off by the connections and hassle of that added booking? […]

How New Camera Technology Helps Gloucestershire County Council Provide Better Transit

10 Dec

Working with Miovision This year I’ve been busy working with Canadian start-up Miovision to open their new European office in Germany, and deliver the technology to new clients and partners. Miovision’s speciality is in providing  video based traffic data collection backed up by a highly accurate automated analysis system.  This highly tuned, “Saas” delivered, survey […]

High Speed Thoughts on the way to a Bavarian Beer Festival

11 Jun

The Fast Train to a Beer! We’re off to Erlangen in Bavaria this weekend to visit the famous “Erlanger Bergkirchweih” beer festival. If you’ve never been you really should make a point of taking it in. Second in size only to the famous Oktoberfest in Munich, the atmosphere, location and of course the local brews […]

Amsterdam: IJburg’s Long Term Transit Solution – Part 2

20 Mar
GVB Amsterdam Tram Amsterdamse Brug

I posted before about IJburg in Amsterdam and the transit situation on the man made island. I suggested, rather optimistically, that a new tram service could be instigated for IJburg and outlined the route. It attracted a fair bit of attention, with some people even asking when it would start, which was a good thing […]