I'm also at a loss as to the benefits of trams vs buses.
Wheelchair access on to buses is an interesting challenge. I'm certain that a more cost effective solution can be found than building a tramway.
Presumably there are other benefits to trams that I'm not aware of?
Comment on: Government cancels West Coast rail contract
"Never attribute to malevolence what is merely due to incompetence"
Hopefully the old guard and the ICE are helping to make these schemes happen through advising those in the corridors of power.
Free access to electronic copies of NCE ought to be provided to every student member. Do we seriously expect to engage with the engineers of the future if we restrict industry knowledge?
378 subscribed students out of how many student members?
I'd be interested in not recieving a paper NCE, only access to an electronic version. I assume the cost savings (not to mention environmental benefits) of many members opting not to recieve paper copies would go some way to helping the ICE/NCE finances?
Water may currently have little or no perceived value as supply usually outstrips demand in the UK. I reccomend this online lecture which perhaps explains the true value of water:
Should Europe really be importing water from Africa?