18 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News

Councils get most votes in poll that asks who should pay for bike share schemes

More than 40% of respondents to a TransportXtra survey believe that councils should cover the costs of operating bike share schemes. In a Twitter poll asking who should pay for bike share schemes, ‘local authorities’ came top with 41%, followed by ‘users of the scheme’... continue

21 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
Transport Minister Jesse Norman to speak at Smarter Travel LIVE!

Transport Minister Jesse Norman to speak at Smarter Travel LIVE!

Jesse Norman MP, appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department for Transport in June 2017, will be giving a keynote speech and taking questions at Smarter Travel LIVE! on 19 October. As Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for... continue

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

Multi-national companies back Climate Group's EV100 campaign

Mark Moran

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

20 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
Vehicle fleet managers are anxious about alternative fuels investment

Vehicle fleet managers are anxious about alternative fuels investment

Mark Moran

Businesses are suffering anxiety about the investment required to... continue

20 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
20 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
Smarter charging could meet demand for electric vehicle charging, reports Electric Nation

Smarter charging could meet demand for electric vehicle charging, reports Electric Nation

Mark Moran

The initial findings of the Electric Nation trial suggest that smart charging could be a... continue

19 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News

Motorists like the idea of automated safety technology... for other drivers

Mark Moran

Motorists do not want future car technology to prevent them from breaking the law by speeding or illegally using a phone, a survey suggests. More than three-in-five drivers would be happy to see other road users have compulsory technology that prevents dangerous and illegal driving, suggests the... continue

19 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
19 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News

Cyclist who killed pedestrian sent to youth offenders' institution

Mark Moran

A cyclist who knocked over and killed a woman in London, has been sentenced to 18 months in a young offenders' institution. Charlie Allison was cleared of manslaughter but found guilty of bodily harm by "wanton or furious driving". Charlie Alliston was travelling on a fixed-wheel track bike that... continue

19 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
Who will be liable when a self-driving car crashes?

Who will be liable when a self-driving car crashes?

Mark Moran

Autonomous vehicles are likely to deliver a wide... continue

18 Sep 2017Parking Review News
Mayor asks broadcasters to give Londoners air quality updates

Mayor asks broadcasters to give Londoners air quality updates

Mark Moran

The Mayor of London is asking TV and radio broadcasters to... continue

18 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
City of London set to provide electric taxi bays

City of London set to provide electric taxi bays

Patrick McDonnell

The City of London is planning to create taxi ranks reserved for electric vehicles. The Corporation is keen to encourage the use of electric... continue

18 Sep 2017Parking Review News
Car industry banks on scrappage schemes to boost sales

Car industry banks on scrappage schemes to boost sales

Patrick McDonnell

A number of car-makers have launched... continue

18 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
18 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News
Analysis of cycling commuters is key to getting more people in the saddle

Analysis of cycling commuters is key to getting more people in the saddle

In the twentieth century, planning for the city was about planning for the car. In recent years, however, the true impact of this approach has become only too apparent. From a changing global climate to the obesity epidemic, an over-reliance on the private automobile is driving many of the... continue

18 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News

TfL probes Tube users’ mobile phone data

Transport for London wants to collect depersonalised Wifi data from Tube travellers’ mobile phones on a regular basis after hailing the success of a trial.   A four-week pilot ran between November and December last year. Focused on 54 stations within travelcard zones 1-4, it saw more... continue

15 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News

DfT studies if new technology can replace paper-based NTS

Andrew Forster

The DfT is reviewing the findings of two studies into how technology could be used in the National Travel Survey (NTS). Moving away from a paper-based survey may, however, lead to a break in the survey’s time series.   The NTS currently collects  data about household travel patterns... continue

15 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News

Rumble strips to slow down cyclists

A new type of rumble strip to encourage cyclists to cut their speed when approaching dangerous junctions is to be trailled in an EU-funded research project. The €7.1m MeBeSafe project is exploring ways to modify road user behaviour to improve safety, including driver training, in-vehicle... continue

15 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News

HE studies elderly drivers’ needs

Highways England is exploring how motorway and trunk road layouts and traffic sign designs could be modified to make driving easier and safer for older people. An Atkins/CH2M joint venture is conducting the work. The contract end date is 30 June 2018.... continue

15 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News

Universities compile traffic reduction database

The University of the West of England’s Centre for Transport and Society, and University College London, have launched a website to document experiences from projects to remove or reduce road traffic in the UK. The website will cover measures such as road closures; reductions to road... continue

15 Sep 2017Local Transport Today News

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