Making Passenger

Making Passenger

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For UK travel operators navigating the COVID-19 crisis. As the government instructed citizens to stay at home unless essential, buses have emerged as a lifeblood service, critical to the transport of hundreds of thousands of key workers who are keeping…


10 - What’s the biggest enabler of transport innovation today?
Jul 8 • 28 min
To answer that question - and get our brains ticking over with many more - we welcomed Giuseppe Sollazzo, Head of Data at the DfT, to sit down with Matt and Tom for the final episode of Making Passenger series 1. Giuseppe broke down NaPTAN, NAP and…
9 - Ask Yourself “What Feels Weird”?
Jul 3 • 30 min
This week, Matt and Tom speak to Dr. Ian Walker. Ian teaches Statistics and Traffic Psychology at the University of Bath and has undertaken research on road safety, travel habits and the impact of environmental messaging.As councils up and down the UK…
8 - Using data to track and predict crowding on UK buses
Jun 15 • 24 min
Passenger’s Engineering Director Dave Hulbert and Engineering Lead Andy Leon join Matt and Tom to explain how they have been able to deliver accurate, robust and reliable updates to help essential travellers to plan their travel around social distancing…
7 - The 36 is a Badge of Honour
Jun 8 • 36 min
Matt and Tom spoke to Alex Hornby, Chief Executive Officer at Transdev Blazefield. They wanted to find out how the practicalities of social distancing measures will affect bus operators, drivers and passengers and the UK begins to slowly start relaxing…
6 - The Chronic Health Crisis of UK Roads
May 29 • 34 min
From the 15-minute neighbourhood to how tiny changes can create big ripples. Matt and Tom were lucky enough to speak to Bournemouth, Christchurch a& Poole Councillor Dr. Felicity Rice, Portfolio Holder for Environment and Climate Change. Felicity…
5 - The Gateway Drug to Sustainable Transport
May 23 • 42 min
Passenger’s Matt and Tom talk to Phil Ellis, co-founder of bike-share company Beryl.From the smallest of bays to the biggest of sustainable shared electric micro-mobility system plans, they all agree that bike-share schemes are exactly what the UK need…
4 - Death of the Dolly Mixtures
May 15 • 37 min
James Carney, Finance & Commercial Director of Blackpool Transport joins Tom and Matt to talk about how Blackpool is continuing to make buses the first choice for its residents and visitors by being there with the ‘wow’. Habit change, the power of…
3 - Escape from the 4-wheeled Cocoon!
May 8 • 35 min
Tom and Matt are joined by Passenger Transport magazine Managing Editor and Publisher Robert Jack. In just half an hour, we covered usership vs ownership, climate concerns and data as a key to problem-solving plus…… Robert explains why bus operators…
2 - The Bicycle Mayor
May 1 • 26 min
Cycling plays an important part in how we travel around our towns and cities. This week, Matt and Tom talk to Jason Falconer, chair of the BH Active Travel Forum, about cycling in the south and how it’s been affected by the current health crisis.As…
1 - Putting People First, Always
Apr 24 • 23 min
Passenger CEO Tom Quay and COO Matt Morgan explain how Passenger has been adjusting to the new world. They discuss business resilience, disaster recovery and being useful, as well as learnings about public transport, technology and people as the world…
Making Passenger Podcast - Trailer
Apr 15 • 2 min
The Making Passenger Podcast is for UK travel operators navigating the coronavirus crisis.