Other Towns and Cities can help inform how Guildford develops.
Zurich has an extensive Bus and Tram network which serves a population of 400,000 in the city and 1.3M across the wider Zurich Area.
They are moving to make the entire bus fleet electric. In part this is by extending their existing Trolleybus System either by more wiring or using Trolleybus's with batteries to provide extensions to the lines. Pure battery electric buses will be used on some routes.
A short film describes what Zurich are trying to achieve. The Film contains 3 points of interest for Guildford.
There is also a longer video describing how the total transport system is evolving in Zurich which is of interest.
Help us make Guildford better
We want our town to be vibrant, attractive and liveable. We support development that brings a sense of place and enhances the best aspects of our town. If such aims can be embraced, we believe Guildford has the chance to lead the way in enabling sensitive and sustainable development.
Pressures for development are increasing. Planning rules are being eased. The Society’s commitment to standing up for Guildford is needed more than ever.
Getting involved allows the society to continue its work. We welcome new members, from every age and background. Membership provides an opportunity for you to contribute to the continued health of the town and surrounding area, and to meet other people who care about Guildford.