Localism back on the agenda as 'levelling up' pilots awarded funding

Localism back on the agenda as 'levelling up' pilots awarded funding

Communities across England have been selected for two pilot schemes aimed at encouraging more people in urban and deprived areas to engage in the planning system. The pilots involve neighbourhood... continue

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Plan B Covid regulations will be phased out

Plan B Covid regulations will be phased out

Mark Moran

UK government advice to work at home with immediate effect as “Plan B” measures are phased out, the prime minister... continue

19 Jan 2022Parking Review News
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My New Year wishes for UK transport

My New Year wishes for UK transport

Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Transport Focus "Passengers will be wishing for clean and reliable buses and trains, value for money fares,... continue

18 Jan 2022Local Transport Today Comment
Are transport specialists practising self-deception?

Are transport specialists practising self-deception?

Steve Melia

What do transport specialists believe is likely to... continue

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New thinking on rail appraisal should extend across the modes

New thinking on rail appraisal should extend across the modes

David Metz

WITH BOTH ROAD AND RAIL investment schemes very much in the... continue

18 Jan 2022Local Transport Today Comment
Time to act on pavement misuse

Time to act on pavement misuse

Glenn Lyons

It is deeply worrying to me that the natural habitat of walkers and those on their own... continue

18 Jan 2022Local Transport Today Comment

John Dales

John Dales

Misplaced understanding about street safety is not an accident

A couple of days ago, a friend and I were riding our bicycles through a town a few miles from where we live. Then something...

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Peter Stonham

Peter Stonham

Technology brings challenges as well as benefits

It's an obvious truth that we live in a world being constantly reshaped by technology. And no more so than in transport. In...

18 Jan 2022Local Transport Today Comment
IPC addresses rise in abusive, violent and criminal behaviour

IPC addresses rise in abusive, violent and criminal behaviour

A dedicated online portal for parking operators to report incidents of verbal or physical abuse of staff or theft and vandalism at any of their car parks has been launched by the International Parking Community (IPC). The new reporting... continue

17 Jan 2022Parking Review News
Concern at rising number of private parking notices

Concern at rising number of private parking notices

The RAC Foundation has raised concerns over an increase in the number of parking charge notices (PCNs) being issued to drivers alleged to have breached rules when parking on private land. Companies... continue

17 Jan 2022Parking Review News
Compliance with parking rules depends on effective deterrence

Compliance with parking rules depends on effective deterrence

The RAC Foundation has estimated that almost 8 million parking charges may be issued on private land. This reflects the year-on-year increase in car ownership, with millions more cars parking every day and a shift away from the use of public... continue

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Davies given decarbonisation lead at DfT

A new second permanent secretary has been appointed at the DfT. Gareth Davies, currently director-general at the department since May 2019, will provide leadership of a number of high-profile areas across DfT including decarbonising transport. Prior to his current role, Davies was a... continue

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Free taxis used to tackle Covid-19 booster access problems

Free taxis used to tackle Covid-19 booster access problems

Rhodri Clark

An LTT survey has revealed the extent to which... continue

17 Jan 2022Local Transport Today News

British Land rethinks portfolio and embraces hubs

Property company British Land is moving away from its traditional portfolio of shopping centres and office buildings and towards logistics hubs. It plans to buy and convert car parks and empty retail centres into urban distribution hubs for online shopping and same-day grocery deliveries. The short... continue

17 Jan 2022Parking Review News

DfT to launch Disability Charter and update tactile paving guide

The Government has joined forces with disability charity Scope to develop a new Disabled Persons Passenger Charter for bus, coach, taxi, private hire vehicle and rail. The DfT has also updated its Use of tactile paving surfaces and Guide to best practice on access to pedestrian and transport... continue

17 Jan 2022Local Transport Today News
Petrol versus electric: A battle of hearts and minds

Petrol versus electric: A battle of hearts and minds

From the first Grand Prix at Brooklands to the wildly successful show Top Gear, the UK has been in love with cars for over a hundred years. They seduce us, with sleek designs, purring engines and plush... continue

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