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The podcast for community transport providers and those with a general interest surrounding public transport and transport in general. We discuss topical issues and provide help, advice and strategies. Visit www.roadxs.com to learn more.

The podcast for community transport providers and those with a general interest surrounding public transport and transport in general. We discuss topical issues and provide help, advice and strategies. Visit www.roadxs.com to learn more.
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Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

The podcast for community transport providers and those with a general interest surrounding public transport and transport in general. We discuss topical issues and provide help, advice and strategies. Visit www.roadxs.com to learn more.

Twitter:

@road_xs

Language:

English

Contact:

0330 113 1626


Episodes

The Value of Community Transport with Special Guest David Squires

4/12/2019
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In this episode we're really pleased to welcome our special guest David Squires. We discuss amongst many things the value of community transport for communities, the history of VASA (www.vasa.org.uk), increased traffic, car sharing, calendars and even rugby players! Listen in to the most entertaining episode yet! If you would like to appear on our show or would like more information, then please email hello@ojetech.com or visit www.roadxs.com for details.

Duration:00:28:23

GPS Tracking Technology - The Pros and Cons

3/5/2019
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In this episode we take a look at the pros and cons of using GPS technology for your community transport services. Road XS includes a tracking device which can help deliver a demand responsive transport service, but with every new technology there are often pros and cons. Have a listen to this episode and find out more! Visit www.roadxs.com for more information and as ever feel free to get in touch.

Duration:00:10:10

The Decline of the Community Bus Service

2/27/2019
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In this episode we take a look at the impact the decline of the community bus service has on local areas and whether anything can be done to bridge the gap. Find out more at www.roadxs.com and feel free to get in touch with your thoughts, feedback and ideas!

Duration:00:11:02

How to Handle Increased Passenger Demand and Growth

2/21/2019
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In this episode we take a look at how you can handle increased passenger demand on your transport services. We highlight some of the key methods and features within Road XS to meet this increased demand and remain completely in control. Find out more about Road XS at www.roadxs.com

Duration:00:17:20

What's the Future for Community Transport?

2/6/2019
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In this episode we take a look at what might be in store for community transport services as autonomous vehicles, drones and flying cars take to our skies. Can technology really give you the confidence and safety that a volunteer or professional driver can? We also talk about whether software actually reduces our intelligence and basic knowledge of the local area and whether this is a good or bad thing? Let us know what you think by visiting our website at www.roadxs.com and start a chat...

Duration:00:12:26

The Shortfalls of Using a Spreadsheet vs Road XS

1/29/2019
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Whilst a spreadsheet is a great tool to get you started in setting up your community transport services, it's not an appropriate solution beyond 10 passengers. In this episode we examine the shortfalls of using a spreadsheet and how they actually create stress, inefficiencies and means you're likely not meeting basic GDPR compliance.

Duration:00:11:24

Why The Closure of UK Bus Routes is More Damaging Than You Think

12/30/2018
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Buses are the most commonly used form of public transport in the UK with some 4,941 million journeys made in 2016/17. Despite this, cuts continue to happen across the country. This is a problem for society. In this episode we take a look at the implications this has on people's lives, their health and social inclusion. We also look at how technology is help fill in the gaps for closed bus routes. You can find out more about all things Road XS at www.roadxs.com

Duration:00:06:37

The Road Ahead

12/30/2018
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In this edition we take a look back on where Road XS started and where we're heading in 2019. We also discuss the 5 main things we have learnt about community transport to date and the impact this has had on people's lives. You can find out more about all things Road XS at www.roadxs.com

Duration:00:06:51

How to Increase Your Volunteer Drivers

12/30/2018
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Volunteer drivers are the lifeblood of any community transport service. In this podcast we look at ways of attracting new volunteer drivers, keeping your current ones and ways to further market your community transport services. We also help define the types of people who would be a good fit for your community transport services and strategies to help engage them. You can find out more about all things Road XS at www.roadxs.com

Duration:00:19:33