Tag Archive for 'getting around Guernsey'

Gary Burgess gives ringing endorsement to the pleasure of bicycling in Guernsey

April 6th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Gary Burgess, GBG magazine editor, host of the BBC Guernsey’s flagship Sunday phone-in, and occasional IslandFM broadcaster, waxes lyrical about his new found pleasure of bicycling in Guernsey. Gary said he is “very good at thinking good things, but not too hot at actually getting off my backside and doing them.” A friend of his […]

GM’s EN-V envisions future of personal mobility

January 11th, 2011 by Richard Lord

WARREN, Mich. – Rapid urbanization, aging populations and more demand for personal mobility globally present challenges today’s vehicles will be hard-pressed to meet. Envisioning what that future will need gave birth to the Electric Networked Vehicle, or EN-V. “In megacities like London, New York, Beijing, Singapore and New Delhi, the sheer number of vehicles on […]

Is Slugging something for Guernsey?

January 5th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Slugging is a form of casual car sharing and has been used in the USA to allow drivers to use high-occupancy highway lanes and to reduce commuter traffic. The word derives from ‘slugs’ or fake coins put into bus and underground turnstiles.  Slugging, which takes place in many US cities is informal and ad hoc.  […]