Maas Aligned Local Authorities’ Transport Systems

Guest blog by Andrew Fish A recent blog from Innovate UK highlights the vital role that local authorities (LAs) play in providing connected transport services.  The blog goes on to outline the innovation opportunities available for improving services which local authorities provide and, most importantly, that LA’s play a central enabling role in making these [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:27:29+00:00November 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Local authority transport planners take to the road to improve services

Bristol, 21 November 2017 – Local Authorities from across the UK converged on Birmingham last week to learn about ways to improve transport services. School and special educational needs Transport Planners from Councils as far afield as Somerset, Buckinghamshire and Sheffield met at Birmingham University as part of an event hosted by transport planning software [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:27:30+00:00November 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

QRoutes Launches Schools and Special Needs Transport Planning Software

Bristol, 14 November 2017 - QRoutes has announced the latest version of its Transport Planning tool, which is available online as easy to use software. Designed to simplify and improve the planning of school and special needs transport, QRoutes optimises routes and maximises vehicle utilisation, reducing operational costs. It can take many months to route [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:27:30+00:00November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2nd User Group Meeting – book your place now

The 2nd QRoutes User Group Meeting is being held at Birmingham University on 15th November. These events are an opportunity for users to compare notes with other users feedback directly to the whole team direct the development of future features and functionality The networking and collaboration between users is a key aspect of the day [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:27:30+00:00September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Listening to our users

Last week the QRoutes Team hosted the first QRoutes User Group Meeting in Milton Keynes. Thank you to the representatives of eight local authorities who braved journeys - some of them hundreds of miles - on a sweltering day to join us. Fortunately, the meeting room was air conditioned and the group could get on [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:27:30+00:00June 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Power for planners

Thank you to Jeremy Branscombe, a planner at Warwickshire County Council, who flagged use of a ‘Private Road’ in a solution returned by QRoutes recently. Ordnance Survey (OS) Maps  list approximately 30% of roads as ‘private’, including school driveways. So, thanks to Jeremy’s discovery, we are now in the process of updating QRoutes to check [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:27:30+00:00May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

QRoutes welcomes Stuart Gilmore as Non Executive Director

Following an investment by Jenson in QRoutes, the team are delighted to announce that Stuart Gilmore has joined as NED. “QRoutes is a very neat software product” comments Stuart, “It promises to deliver local authorities the dual benefit of financial and carbon savings whilst assisting the planning process in delivering SEND schools’ transport. I can [...]

By |2017-02-16T13:11:42+00:00February 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments