Northern Ireland Greenways receive funding boost

Patrick McDonnell

Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure is providing £75,000 to three local councils to enable the development of Greenway walking and cycling projects. The grants are being made to: Ards and North Down Borough Council to help develop Comber to Newtownards Greenway; Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to develop Greenisland Greenway; and Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council to develop the Carryduff Greenway.

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9 Aug 2017Local Transport Today News

Go-Ahead wins Dublin contract

Go-Ahead Group has won the contract to provide bus services in outer Dublin, the first open tender process run by Ireland’s National Transport Authority. Go-Ahead will operate 24 routes with 125 buses and around 350 drivers. The contract will commence in late 2018 and run for five years with... continue

18 Aug 2017Local Transport Today News

UK government wants to avoid hard border in Ireland

Mark Moran

The British government has said it wants to avoid creating a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland after the UK leaves the European Union (EU) in March 2019. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK that will share a land border with an EU member state post-Brexit.... continue

16 Aug 2017Parking Review News
ParkCloud now taking reservations for Q-Park's Irish sites

ParkCloud now taking reservations for Q-Park's Irish sites

Mark Moran

Online parking reservation provider ParkCloud has... continue

15 Aug 2017Parking Review News

Electric bike riders in Northern Ireland need a motorcycle licence

Patrick McDonnell

Any cyclist riding an electric bicycle in Northern Ireland (NI) without a proper licence could face fines up to £1,000. The Department for Infrastructure said that anyone who owns an electric bike (e-bike) in NI must have a motorcycle licence. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK where... continue

9 Aug 2017Local Transport Today News

More cash for NI-transport

Northern Ireland will receive an extra £400m over the next two years for transport and other infrastructure as part of the confidence and supply agreement signed between the Conservative Party and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to ensure the stability of the UK Government. The agreement... continue

7 Jul 2017Local Transport Today News
Cycle lanes could be protected by parked cars under a Dublin City Council plan, says report

Cycle lanes could be protected by parked cars under a Dublin City Council plan, says report

Lee Baker

Dublin City Council plans a 1km cycle route that uses parked cars as a buffer against... continue

29 Jun 2017Local Transport Today News
An easing of austerity expected after Chancellor says he is not wedded to cuts

An easing of austerity expected after Chancellor says he is not wedded to cuts

Lee Baker

Commentators have asked whether there will be an easing of austerity after... continue

18 Jun 2017Local Transport Today News
Sustrans launches Pedal Perks in Belfast

Sustrans launches Pedal Perks in Belfast

Patrick McDonnell

Sustrans Northern Ireland has launched a loyalty scheme designed to encourage more people to cycle to local shops and... continue

13 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Extra infrastructure spending and air passenger duty axe: DUP demands for Tory alliance

Extra infrastructure spending and air passenger duty axe: DUP demands for Tory alliance

Lee Baker

Commentators have highlighted DUP demands as support for an alliance with the... continue

12 Jun 2017Local Transport Today News
30 May 2017Local Transport Today News

First annual survey of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) in the UK to be published by Landor LINKS

Landor LINKS

The 32-page report, to be released in July, will map Mobility as a Service developments in the UK, surveying the organisations providing technology and data to enable MaaS, and looking at plans to pilot MaaS in towns and cities. While focusing on the UK, the report will include international... continue

23 May 2017Local Transport Today News
19 May 2017Local Transport Today News
Stone is APCOA’s new southern regional manager

Stone is APCOA’s new southern regional manager

APCOA has appointed Ken Stone as the its new regional manager south. Stone will be responsible for all of APCOA’s southern contracts, including London, as well building client... continue

16 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Parking & Property: Building a better future for towns and cities

Parking & Property: Building a better future for towns and cities

Parking & Property 2017 8 June: 15 Hatfields, London Parking & Property is the only annual event dedicated to off-street parking. Over the past 7 years the conference has provided a forum for debate and sharing best practice among public and... continue

15 Mar 2017Parking Review Features
13 Mar 2017Parking Review Features
Who’s who in the British Parking Awards

Who’s who in the British Parking Awards

Mark Moran

The winners of the British Parking Awards 2017 will be revealed at an awards ceremony in London on 10 March. The... continue

7 Mar 2017Parking Review Features
14 Feb 2017Parking Review News
8 Feb 2017Local Transport Today News
Patrols to be removed from NI towns with low level of fines

Patrols to be removed from NI towns with low level of fines

Patrick McDonnell

Up to 42 towns across Northern Ireland could lose their... continue

6 Feb 2017Parking Review News

Cycle network for Belfast

Plans for a 128km cycle network in Belfast have been published by Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure. A primary network will cater for major flows with as much separation from traffic as possible. This will consist of eight radial routes and three orbital routes: one round the... continue

3 Feb 2017Local Transport Today News

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