How to deliver Zero Carbon Roads in London by 2030: watch online

How to deliver Zero Carbon Roads in London by 2030: watch online

This morning saw the first webcast –  Delivering Zero Carbon Roads in London by 2030: Climate Safe Streets – from LTTV, a new digital broadcast channel for transport,... continue

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3 Apr 2020Local Transport Today News
Online guide maps free parking for NHS staff and care workers

Online guide maps free parking for NHS staff and care workers

Mark Moran

An online portal providing NHS staff and care workers with... continue

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6 Apr 2020Parking Review News
Private parking operators face a real challenge

Private parking operators face a real challenge

Will Hurley

The International Parking Community has launched a Free Car Park Finder, a portal that provides NHS staff and care workers with information... continue

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6 Apr 2020Parking Review Opinion
Halt Euston HS2 works until design is settled, says Berkeley

Halt Euston HS2 works until design is settled, says Berkeley

Andrew Forster

A critic of HS2 has called on the Government to stop... continue

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MPs to question Department for Transport on impact COVID-19

MPs to question Department for Transport on impact COVID-19

Mark Moran

The House of Commons is to question ministers from the... continue

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Local authorities step up with support for DfT’s call for transport data

The Department for Transport says it received an “overwhelming” reaction to its call for local authorities to share data during the coronavirus crisis. ITS (UK) made an appeal for members to share travel and parking data to help understand patterns during the lockdown. The DfT was skeen... continue

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Source London offers free EV charging for key workers

Source London offers free EV charging for key workers

Mark Moran

Electric vehicle charging provider Source London... continue

6 Apr 2020Local Transport Today News
National Express coach services suspended

National Express coach services suspended

Mark Moran

Coach operator National Express suspended its services at midnight on Sunday after government designed measures to stop... continue

6 Apr 2020Local Transport Today News
Five London bus workers die after contracting coronavirus

Five London bus workers die after contracting coronavirus

Mark Moran

Five London bus workers have died after contracting... continue

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£167m for buses as virus destroys travel demand

£167m for buses as virus destroys travel demand

Bus operators in England were thrown a financial lifeline by the DfT this week, with a £167m emergency fund to help them survive the Covid-19 virus pandemic that has seen travel... continue

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Councils told to keep paying bus operators

Councils told to keep paying bus operators

This week’s DfT pledge of £167m for England’s bus operators comes on top of last week’s announcement that operators should continue to receive... continue

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Social distancing brings work on transport projects to a halt

Construction work on most major transport schemes has ground to a halt as employers follow the Government’s social distancing guidelines and instruct staff to stay at home.  London’s east-west Crossrail project is one of the major schemes affected. It is already running years... continue

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‘Cut speed limits to ease burden on NHS’

The national speed limit should be cut to 50mph and in urban areas to 20mph to reduce pressures on the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic, say a group of health researchers.  “We suggest an immediate reduction in motor vehicle speed limits,” they say in a blog article published by... continue

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Tube patronage down 95%, bus use by 85%

Tube patronage down 95%, bus use by 85%

Passenger numbers on the London Underground were almost 95 per cent lower on Thursday morning (2 April) than the same time last year, says Transport for... continue

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We need financial support too, say city transport authorities

Andrew Forster

The Urban Transport Group has asked the Government for financial support for its member authorities as passenger numbers on trams and metro systems slump in response to the Government’s Covid-19 travel restrictions.  The focus of the Government’s transport assistance has so far... continue

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Government suspends all rail franchises

The Government has suspended all remaining rail franchise agreements for at least six months as passengers desert the rail network in droves because of Covid-19. The change sees the Government take on the revenue and cost risks for the franchises.  Franchise holders will continue to run the... continue

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Khan suspends C-charge, ULEZ & LEZ

Transport for London has suspended all road user charging schemes in the capital until further notice because of Covid-19. The action took effect on 23 March and covers the congestion charge, the ultra-low emission zone, and the low emission zone. London mayor Sadiq Khan said the suspension would... continue

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Net Zero Transport Council to advise DfT on decarbonisation

Net Zero Transport Council to advise DfT on decarbonisation

Andrew Forster

Transport secretary Grant Shapps is to chair a new Net... continue

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Ecofascism a growing problem, say greens

Climate change campaigners have expressed concern about ecofascism in their ranks.   Ecofascism is the idea of an authoritarian government requiring individuals to sacrifice their own interests in favour of nature. The Scottish branch of climate activist group Extinction Rebellion raised... continue

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