15 Aug 2018Parking Review News

TfL seeks to generate £500m from Elizabeth Line property developments

Patrick McDonnell

A mixed-use development is to be built above Farringdon station, one of 12 Elizabeth Line projects that TfL hopes will raise a total of £500m.  An agreement has been signed between TfL and developer HB Reavis to build a 138,000 sq ft scheme above Farringdon's new Elizabeth line platforms... continue

15 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Passenger trust in rail falls to new depths, says Which? report

Patrick McDonnell

Trust in the rail industry has fallen to its lowest point for six years, reveals a report from the consumer organisation Which? In July 2018, only 23% said they trusted train travel, a 6% drop compared with July 2017. This makes train travel one of the least-trusted consumer industries, only above... continue

15 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News
Dangerous cycling offence being considered by government

Dangerous cycling offence being considered by government

Patrick McDonnell

New laws to crack down on dangerous cyclists have been... continue

14 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News
Let's make the Blue Badge reforms work

Let's make the Blue Badge reforms work

Helen Dolphin

On 29 July the Department for Transport (DfT) released its Blue Badge consultation: summary of responses and... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review Opinion
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It's time to make transport truly inclusive

It's time to make transport truly inclusive

Helen Dolphin

The Department for Transport (DfT) has set out its Inclusive Transport Strategy (ITS), which aims to improve accessibility for... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review Opinion
Empty parking spaces can be turned into a steady income stream

Empty parking spaces can be turned into a steady income stream

Sarah Calvert

In recent years we have been on a rollercoaster ride of... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review Opinion
New look for Marylebone’s Moderne car park

New look for Marylebone’s Moderne car park

The car park serving an inter-war apartment building in Westminster, London has been refurbished. Dorset House is a block of 185 upmarket flats built in Marylebone... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review News
Call to boost London's river buses

Call to boost London's river buses

Patrick McDonnell

The Mayor of London is being urged to make better use of the River Thames, which is currently an... continue

8 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News
Enfield council adopts protection panels on vehicle fleet

Enfield council adopts protection panels on vehicle fleet

Patrick McDonnell

The London Borough of Enfield has fitted purpose-built... continue

6 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Off-airport parking operator misled customers

A director of an off-airport parking company admitted misleading travellers using Gatwick Airport who thought they paid for their cars to be stored securely. Instead vehicles booked in with Best Meet and Greet were left in public car parks and fields. West Sussex County Council’s Trading... continue

3 Aug 2018Parking Review News
Politicians didn’t see adviser’s damning assessment of HS2

Politicians didn’t see adviser’s damning assessment of HS2

Andrew Forster

A damning assessment of the HS2 project was prepared by a... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

TfL streets chief walked away with £445,000 severance pay

Leon Daniels, Transport for London’s former managing director of surface transport, received a severance payment of almost £445,000 when he left the organisation last December. Garrett Emmerson, TfL’s former chief operating officer for surface transport, received almost... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Treasury to team up with fund manager to push EV charging

The Treasury is to work with the private sector to establish an investment fund to accelerate the delivery of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.   Chancellor Philip Hammond announced plans for a £400m Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund in the Budget last November. The plan... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Lower carbon petrol consultation

The DfT is consulting on a proposed new grade of petrol that could cut carbon dioxide emissions. The proposal would allow fuel suppliers to increase the amount of bioethanol in petrol from the current 5 per cent limit (E5) to ten per cent (E10). The DfT says this could cut carbon dioxide emissions... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Evidence sought on brake dust

The Government has launched a call for evidence on the impact of emissions from brakes, tyres and road wear. Transport minister Jesse Norman said: “The Government has worked with the University of Plymouth to improve scientific understanding of the impact of these tiny particles and we... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

‘Driver training could cut CO2 emissions’

Local and national governments are overlooking the potential for driver education to reduce air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions from road vehicles, according to IAM RoadSmart’s head of technical policy. Tim Shallcross said many drivers did not understand the technology incorporated in... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

NPPF increases ability to set maximum parking standards

The Government has given local planning authorities more leeway to set maximum parking standards in new developments in the final version of the updated National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) for England.  The draft version, published for consultation in March (LTT 16 Mar), said maximum... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News
How can we encourage e-bikes and vans for deliveries, asks DfT

How can we encourage e-bikes and vans for deliveries, asks DfT

The DfT has issued a call for evidence on how to increase the use of electric cargo bikes and electric vans for delivery services in urban areas.  The DfT says e-cargo bikes have “huge potential” but asks if financial support is... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

TfL trials mobile data for modelling

Transport for London is working with consultants Jacobs  and AECOM and mobile network operator O2 on a project to analyse travel demand using anonymised mobile phone data.  The parties are working to fuse the ‘event data’ with a range of complementary datasets to better... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

DfT issues future of mobility call

The DfT has issued a call for evidence on how to support new mobility products and services in urban transport, such as Mobility as a Service (MaaS). The Department asks for views on what laws and regulations need to be amended to facilitate new transport technologies and services. Feedback will... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

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