A road to Cardiff Airport….or regeneration in Pontypridd?

  Its back again…talk of a £100M link road from J34 of the M4 south through the Vale of Glamorgan to Cardiff Airport has resurfaced (they’ll be choking on their ginger beers in Pendoylan). Sounds familiar? Well it is. Welsh Government tested and consulted on this option (and others) in a process in 2007/8 as … Continue reading A road to Cardiff Airport….or regeneration in Pontypridd?

Driverless cars as a service, batteries and urban spaces…

First published in April 2017   I have been involved in the South Wales Metro in some form since 2011 but thought I’d find some time to reflect on that other form of mass transportation – the car. On that I’d like to throw out some ideas that will, I think, be relevant in how the role … Continue reading Driverless cars as a service, batteries and urban spaces…

Hand made in Ebbw Vale…?

Just a quick thought on a possible future for Ebbw Vale…   It is disappointing that the Circuit of Wales now seems to have fallen by the wayside . Maybe this is the death knell for the superstar project to transform the economy (apart from the South Wales Metro of course!). Maybe we need to … Continue reading Hand made in Ebbw Vale…?