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The Future of Transport Overview

Our exploration of future trends and their potential impact on passenger expectations of travel, and particularly public transport, remains dynamic and thinking continues to evolve.

The Go-Ahead Group, with Passenger Focus, carried out a study to explore potential social, economic and technological changes and how these might influence passengers use of, and relationship with transport 

This document gives an overview of our research and thinking. 

To gain greater depth, plus real life examples of how these trends are developing, please see the futures section of our website:

However, we recommend you read this document first to get an overall understanding of the key future trends we have identified and how we have assessed their potential implications.

  • The future of transport overview.pdf
  • Train
  • Coach
  • Tram
  • Bus
  • Service levels and timetables
  • Transport Focus
  • Sustainability and environment
  • Future of rail
  • Passenger experience

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