Conference organisers missing out on huge opportunities to engage audiences

World Rod Assocation congress Network Resilience 2014 Belfast

Conference organisers in the highways and transport sector are failing to embrace social networking or challenge the traditional conference model sufficently to enable transformation of local highways services The World Road Association UK congress on Network Resilience, on 4th and 5th November 2014 in Belfast will be the fourth major highways

Engage with Video to Improve Local Transport

video to engage

If you’re trying to improve safety of local transport, or raise awareness of highways maintenance work that people forget happens every day, video is a great way to get your message across. Those ‘ah-ha’ moments, when we finally understand where someone else is coming from feel really good, but don’t

What I learnt about School Transport

Ruth Steiner

Interchangeability 2014 is a unique conference bringing together educators, transport providers and creative thinkers to find ways to reduce spend on school transport yet ensure children get to school safely, and in a frame of mind that enables them to learn effectively. The organisers have put a tremendous amount of

The Future of Highways Data

Data to decisions

How can data help transform local highways maintenance services in England? Building on the speed learning session on the Future of Highways Data at the Future Highways Conference 2014 (for which the post below was written), this remains so relevant as many local authorities are now moving from reactive to

Lighting creative sparks for Local Transport

Interchangeability

We all have the capability to be creative; what we too often lack is the time and space to let that creative thinking happen, and the self belief that our ideas are considered important enough to be worthwhile. There is a creative spark being lit for local transport this summer,

Get Creative – Use your MoJo

Courtesy of Gorden Mei, Flickr

In preparation for the second half of the Multimedia module on the MA in Online Journalism at Birmingham City University, Stephen Quinn, showed us how to produce great quality videos using nothing more than an iphone and / or ipad. Welcome to the world of Mobile Journalism (MoJo for short). Think