Press

BBC website Summary of Four Thought, 16 May 2012
Changed priorities ahead Intertraffic, December 2012
Poynton Regenerated Live Magazines, October 2012
Totnes Times P.2. Equality Streets to the rescue? 26.6.13 (sorry, subscription req)
North Devon Gazette 24 July 2014
North Devon Gazette 16 Jan 2013
Traffic Lights Readers’ Digest, Jan 2012
The awkward truth? Report on Portishead lights-off trial, TEC, 2011
Bristol Evening Post 1 Sept 2010. Venting frustration with bureaucracy
Observer 7 Oct 07, Comment editor, Ruaridh Nicoll, asked me to contribute to this topic
No Idle Matter Traffic Technology, 2007, about the effect of traffic control on air quality
The case against traffic lights BBC website / Newsnight, 14 January 2008
Library of Economics and Liberty by Alex Tabarrok
Kind Cuts Institute of Economic Affairs, 14.7.10
Traffic Lights – Weapons of Mass Distraction, Danger and Delay Economic Affairs, 2010
C-ing red Guardian, 21 September 2008
Roadsafe Magazine 2008
Rip Them Out Telegraph, re-published 20 Jan 2008
Other articles with references:
15 Oct 2009 Bristol Evening Post
7 Nov 2009 Bristol Evening Post
8 Sept 2011 Bristol Evening Post
15 Sept 2009 Bristol Evening Post
5 Sept 2009 North Devon Journal
22 Sept 2011 North Devon Journal
The Times 23 Jan 2007
Telegraph 14 October 2006
Economic Affairs 11 Dec 2006
Yahoo Cars
Other stuff might be found at Martin’s personal website and Wiki

Tesla is suing the BBC for defamation. Its claim that the car has a range of 200+ miles was rubbished on the show. Story here.

Electric power from heartbeats is being harnessed via chips that use zinc oxide nanowires so small that 500 could fit in a human hair. When flexed or moved, they generate power. Five nanogenerators working together can produce 3 volts, equivalent to two AA batteries. If enough are stacked together, could they produce enough to power an electric vehicle? The research is being led by Dr Zhong Lin Wang at the Georgia Institute of Technology.