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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 | 2018-04-30T15:22:02+00:00 May 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+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

QRoutes feature in Local Transport Today

We're excited to be featured in the current edition of Local Transport Today. The centre page spread, written by Geoff Dudley, explores the tool's functionality and its application to SEN (special educational needs) transport and potential applications elsewhere. If you subscribe to TransportXtra, you can access the article here, https://www.transportxtra.com/publications/local-transport-today/news/51947/routing-tool-takes-the-pain-out-of-sen-transport-planning If you don't currently subscribe, [...]

By | 2018-04-30T15:22:02+00:00 November 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ATCO – Falkirk report

Last week, QRoutes Business Development Director, Jeff Duffell, presented at the ATCO Training Day in Falkirk. ATCO Vice Chair, Tim Stephenson, said, “In these times of austerity, we must make sure that we make the best use of every penny in meeting the transport needs of our residents. We therefore need to ensure that we [...]

By | 2018-04-30T15:22:02+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ATCO – Falkirk

One of the key issues local authorities face is identifying the transport needs of their residents. Jeff Duffell of QRoutes along with a number of leading experts have been invited by ATCO (Scotland) to speak at their Annual Training Day in Falkirk to present on innovative approaches to identification of these needs. The speakers include representatives from software [...]

By | 2016-10-04T15:57:09+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Total Transport Solutions

The Department for Transport is sponsoring a number of UK local authorities to undertake Total Transport pilot studies.  The aim of the fund is to integrate transport services currently commissioned by different central and local government agencies and provided by different operators. This will allow existing resources to be allocated and co-ordinated more efficiently, resulting in [...]

By | 2016-06-20T14:03:57+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Delivering services and savings in Kent

It's no secret that local authorities in the UK face ever tightening budgets and the ongoing challenge of delivering the services their constituents need at lower costs. In that context, Phil Lightowler, Head of Public Transport for Kent County Council, has this to say about QRoutes: The feedback from the team is using QRoutes is [...]

By | 2018-04-30T15:22:02+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why QRoutes?

QRoutes was asked: Automated routing systems for transport planning have been available for 20 years. Why have local authorities not adopted them? There are good reasons for this and we'd like to share them with you. Download them here

By | 2016-06-01T15:20:55+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ATCO Education Transport Seminar

QRoutes is looking forward to attending the ATCO Education Transport Seminar in Birmingham on 20th May 2016. A core theme will be delivering high quality transport provision within a framework of reducing budgets - a subject dear to our hearts! Please come and talk to us if you are attending. We are offering free consultancy and [...]

By | 2018-04-30T15:22:02+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments