Delays hit bus rapid transit route in project to cut journey times in Ghana's capital

Delays hit bus rapid transit route in project to cut journey times in Ghana's capital

Lee Baker

Delays to the consruction of dedicated lanes for a bus rapid transit system route planned to connect Ghana's capital of Accra with Adenta mean a new terminal's buses will initially use existing roads, it has been reported. The Ministry of Transport in... continue

15 Oct 2017Local Transport Today News
oBike dockless bike sharing scheme launches in Oxford

oBike dockless bike sharing scheme launches in Oxford

Dockless bike sharing start-up oBike has launched in Oxford, providing cyclists and cyclists-to-be with a cost effective, convenient and sustainable way of travelling around the city.   Following... continue

13 Oct 2017Local Transport Today News
Spotlight on women's safety after study shows they walk far fewer steps- report

Spotlight on women's safety after study shows they walk far fewer steps- report

Lee Baker

Women walk far less than men in almost every country in the world, according... continue

12 Oct 2017Local Transport Today News
Plummeting public transport use under spotlight in Perth

Plummeting public transport use under spotlight in Perth

Lee Baker

A five million fall in the number of trips made on... continue

8 Oct 2017Local Transport Today News
Potter launches Parking Perspectives

Potter launches Parking Perspectives

Mark Moran

Transport consultant Andrew Potter has launched a new consultancy called Parking Perspectives. It provides... continue

3 Oct 2017Parking Review News
Bike-hire users in Asia swapping cars, motorbikes and taxis for pedals, says Thomson Reuters

Bike-hire users in Asia swapping cars, motorbikes and taxis for pedals, says Thomson Reuters

Lee Baker

Analysts are readjusting their forecasts for fuel demand and car sales in Asia due to the... continue

26 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
25 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
DriveElectric offers vehicle-to-grid charging service

DriveElectric offers vehicle-to-grid charging service

Mark Moran

DriveElectric, a provider of leased ultra-low... continue

25 Sep 2017Parking Review News
22 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
Leaked information on transport projects puts costs in spotlight in Australia

Leaked information on transport projects puts costs in spotlight in Australia

Lee Baker

An internal report shows that a decision to shelve a 2km railway line in New... continue

20 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
Multi-national companies back The Climate Group's EV100 campaign

Multi-national companies back The Climate Group's EV100 campaign

Mark Moran

An international business campaign designed to fast-track the... continue

20 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
20 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
SEDRIC concept car will drive VW's journey to becoming mobility services provider

SEDRIC concept car will drive VW's journey to becoming mobility services provider

Mark Moran

Volkswagen has signalled its ambition to move from vehicle manufacturer to an... continue

20 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News

Mark Moran

Mark Moran

Around the world in a bay

The first parking bays started changing on the streets of Germany as dawn broke on Friday 15 September. Spaces normally used by...

16 Sep 2017Parking Review Opinion

Artificial intelligence hold out promise of improving safety of cycling, it is claimed

Lee Baker

A trial of how artificial intelligence (AI) and datasets could reduce cycling accidents in the US has been held out as promising by a tech news site. John Brandon, writing for the Venture Beat website, said the trial by Tome Software will test real cyclists at the University of Michigan's Tech... continue

11 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
Smarter Travel LIVE! 2017! Be where local authorities, practitioners and innovators engage

Smarter Travel LIVE! 2017! Be where local authorities, practitioners and innovators engage

With less than six weeks to go before Smarter Travel LIVE! on 19 and 20 October, this year’s Smarter Travel LIVE! event is bringing together the widest ever range of key players to spark dialogue and debate. The convergence of digital technology with the travel and transport sector is catalysing the most radical and sophisticated possibilities in... continue

8 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
Intelligent Mobility accelerator programme seeks UK start-ups

Intelligent Mobility accelerator programme seeks UK start-ups

Mark Moran

Start-up businesses with innovative solutions to transport... continue

7 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
Uber opens up trip data as ride-hailing app role in congestion spreads

Uber opens up trip data as ride-hailing app role in congestion spreads

Lee Baker

A modified version of Uber's internal demand and usage data has been... continue

3 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News

FCO seeks transport experts for Asia work

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is seeking short-term research and consultancy support for a ‘Future Cities’ programme in South East Asia covering urban planning, transport and resilience (including climate change). Proposals will be developed for six countries: Burma,... continue

1 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News

Race to build the driverless car profiled in The Times

“Who will launch the first commercial self-driving car?” The Times’ magazine asked on 26 August, in an article written by contributors from Fortune and Wired. ‘It’s what obsesses the world’s most powerful CEOs, with their huge budgets and vast... continue

1 Sep 2017Local Transport Today Media Monitor
1 Sep 2017Local Transport Today Features

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