Only 4 days to enter the £150,000 Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Competition

Only 4 days to enter the £150,000 Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Competition

If you have a vision for how the UK's roads could work better for everyone in the future, the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund wants to hear about them. You may receive a £5,000 grant to develop your vision of... continue

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14 Oct 2021Local Transport Today News
Data traffic will deliver smarter driving

Data traffic will deliver smarter driving

Emma Mahy

With the some semblance of pre-pandemic normality returning, a return to normal habits has is taking place in the world of... continue

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18 Oct 2021EVolution Opinion
Parked not abandoned would be the perfect solution for e-scooters

Parked not abandoned would be the perfect solution for e-scooters

Josh Cottell

Small electric vehicles like e-scooters and e-bikes have... continue

18 Oct 2021Parking Review Features
Boosting electric vehicle adoption

Boosting electric vehicle adoption

Anthony Wicks

The recent fuel crisis has brought into sharp focus just how reliant the country – and the... continue

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Deadline looms for council bus improvement bids

English local transport authorities must submit their bus improvement service plans (BSIPs) to the DfT by the end of October in order to receive a share of new £3bn funding. Under the Government’s National Bus Strategy, published in March (LTT 22 March), all LTAs in England (outside... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today News

Top transport thinkers to gather for Summit

After a pandemic-induced pause, the Local Transport Summit is back. The 5th Summit will be taking place at the Brentford Lock Holiday Inn in the London Borough of Hounslow on Thursday and Friday 18/19 November. The Summit will bring together  senior people involved in UK local transport from a... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today News
‘Uncertainty’ over funding hinders plans for zero emission buses

‘Uncertainty’ over funding hinders plans for zero emission buses

There is a lack of clarity about how local zero emission bus (ZEB) standards would be enforced or delivered by local transport authorities with Enhanced Partnerships, according to a new report.  Also, uncertainty about funding cycles has made local... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today News
‘Ban some domestic flights and make train the cheaper option’

‘Ban some domestic flights and make train the cheaper option’

Some domestic flights in the UK should be banned and more should be done to promote rail to help tackle climate change, says Campaign for Better Transport. There should be a curb on the number of domestic flights, with a ban on certain routes... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today News

Kensington & Chelsea to step up crackdown on noisy drivers

Deniz Huseyin

Noisy and nuisance drivers are to be issued with fines across the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea.  During a trial in Knightsbridge last year, 144 drivers were sent fines after acoustic camera technology captured them racing or revving in Sloane Street and Pont Street. The council... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today News

15mph set to become blanket limit for City of London

The City of London Corporation is seeking to introduce a ‘city-wide’ 15mph speed limit in a bid to improve road safety across the Square Mile.  The 15mph limit will help to deliver Vision Zero, the elimination of  death and serious injury on the City’s streets by 2040,... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today News

E-scooter charging areas for TIER in APCOA car parks

Micromobility provider TIER will be given space to charge its e-scooters in APCOA car parks across Europe. TIER will get dedicated parking areas where its e-scooters can be connected to charging cabinets. The car park operator said the new partnership forms part of its plan to create Urban Mobility... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today News

Retail centre owner signs Urban Mobility Hubs deal with APCOA

Retail property firm NewRiver has signed an agreement with APCOA Parking to deliver the car park operator’s Urban Mobility Hub concept across its portfolio of shopping centres. Urban Mobility Hubs seek to enhance the customer experience by offering customers convenient access to range of... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today News

Online tool maps where EV charging demand likely to be high

SP Energy Networks has announced the official launch of the Charge Project’s ConnectMore Interactive Map (CIM). The Charge Project is an initiative from SP Energy Networks and its partners EA Technology, PTV Group and Smarter Grid Solutions to accelerate the roll-out of public EV charging... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today News

DfT offers innovation grants to tech start-ups

Start-ups developing greener and safer transport solutions are being offered a share of £2m funding from the DfT.  More than 50 projects will receive a share of the £1.95m Transport Research and Innovation Grant (TRIG). Past winners include a purifying system to lower virus... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today News

Haines heads up GBR team

A new Great British Railways (GBR) team will be created with responsibility for setting timetables and prices, selling tickets in England and managing rail infrastructure, the DfT has been announced.  The team will be led by Andrew Haines, currently chief executive of Network Rail. Transport... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today News
Bell steps down as chair of Smart 
Environment Forum at ITS (UK)

Bell steps down as chair of Smart Environment Forum at ITS (UK)

Professor Margaret Bell is stepping down as chair of the ITS (UK) Smart Environment Forum, which she founded more than 20 years.   ITS (UK) secretary general Jennie Martin said: “It’s true to say that when Margaret first suggested a group to... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today People
Emmerson leaves London Ambulance post

Emmerson leaves London Ambulance post

Garrett Emmerson has stepped down  as chief executive of the London Ambulance Service after more than four years in the role. The new chief... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today People

LCC makes Munk campaigns manager

Simon Munk is now campaigns manager at the London Cycling Campaign (LCC). He was previously senior infrastructure campaigner at the not for profit organisation. There are now eight members in the campaigns team including specialist campaigners for policy, road danger & lorries, boroughs and... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today People

Martin returns to Steer

Lisa Martin has returned to consultant Steer as director and joint head of UK planning. She was previously at Heathrow Airport for more than a year as surface access strategy lead. Prior to joining Heathrow Martin had spent 24 years at Steer as director and head of North America Planning and,... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today People
What is active travel? A worthwhile definition surely requires a bit of effort

What is active travel? A worthwhile definition surely requires a bit of effort

Tom Cohen

The hard facts of transport may be immutable but there’s no question... continue

18 Oct 2021Local Transport Today Comment

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