1 May 2019Local Transport Today News
The changing world of Mobility as a Service (and how to keep up)

The changing world of Mobility as a Service (and how to keep up)

Beate Kubitz

The Annual Survey of Mobility as a Service is now in its third... continue

12 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

Preston western bypass advances

The Lancashire Enterprise Partnership is to award £58m towards the £185m estimated cost of the Preston Western Distributor road. The 2.7-mile dual carriageway will connect the M55 near Bartle with the A583 Preston to Blackpool road at Lea. The project includes building a new junction 2... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Exhibition celebrates history of Leeds’ Merrion Centre

Exhibition celebrates history of Leeds’ Merrion Centre

A new exhibition charts the changing face of Leeds city centre’s first purpose-built shopping centre. The Merrion Centre was opened Town Centre Securities (TCS) in May 1964. The mall was novel in featuring an... continue

6 Jun 2019Parking Review News
Scott joins Videalert team

Scott joins Videalert team

Videalert, a supplier of traffic management and enforcement solutions, has appointed Stuart Scott as... continue

27 May 2019Parking Review News
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Newcastle International Airport adopts Orbility parking technology

Newcastle International Airport adopts Orbility parking technology

Parking payment systems are being upgraded at Newcastle International Airport Limited (NIAL). The airport wanted an integrated payment system that can manage everything from pick-up and drop-off facilities, short-stay parking, long-stay holiday parking and a more... continue

27 May 2019Parking Review Products & Services

HSBC UK helps barrier manufacturer expand internationally

A UK safety barrier manufacturer is set to expand its overseas business with an eight-figure funding package from HSBC. A-Safe manufacturers protective barriers at its headquarters in Elland, Yorkshire, supplying car parks, airports, factories and warehouses across Europe, USA, Asia and the Middle... continue

24 May 2019Parking Review News
Scarborough’s P&R services under review

Scarborough’s P&R services under review

North Yorkshire County Council is reviewing responses to a consultation on the future of Scarborough’s park-and-ride services.  The Filey Road... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

HE consults on dualling A66

Highways England has launched a consultation on options for dualling the remaining single carriageway sections of the A66 trans-Pennine road between the M6 at Penrith and the A1(M) at Scotch Corner. There are 18 miles of single carriageway on the 50 mile route. ... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

N Yorks voices A64 dualling fears

North Yorkshire County Council has voiced concern that Highways England will not deliver the next stage of dualling the A64 York-Scarborough trunk road. “There is speculation that Highways England are not committed to the next round of improvements from the Hopgrove roundabout (near York) to... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

Halton Curve rail services launched

A new rail service between Liverpool and Chester and North Wales has been launched, making use of the upgraded Halton Curve. A seven-day a week service will operate between Chester and Liverpool Lime Street, and on Mondays to Saturdays two trains a day will operate between Wrexham and Liverpool and... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

Government approves Class C CAZs for Bath and Sheffield

Andrew Forster

The Government has approved plans for class C charging clean air zones (CAZ) in Bath and Sheffield. Proposals to improve air quality in Southampton, Rotherham, and parts of Hampshire and Surrey have also been approved. All the proposals have been drawn up to ensure the areas comply with the EU... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

No cost yet for New Town rail link

The Preparation of a cost estimate to build a rail line to Skelmersdale in Lancashire has been held up by studies into traction power options. Lancashire County Council is promoting the project to build a rail branch off the Wigan to Kirby line to the 1960s New Town. The council says the station... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News
Newcastle’s pollution charge causes angst

Newcastle’s pollution charge causes angst

Councils in Tyne and Wear have been inundated with responses to their consultation on introducing road charges to help meet EU legal limits for nitrogen dioxide.... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

Greater Manchester consults on CAZ plan

Councils in Greater Manchester have launched a seven-week consultation on their plan to introduce a conurbation-wide charging clean air zone (CAZ) to help meet EU limit values for nitrogen dioxide.  The CAZ, to be implemented in 2021, would initially be a Class B scheme, setting minimum... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

Tees Valley procures hydrogen stations

The Tees Valley Combined Authority is procuring a contract for the delivery and operation of two hydrogen refuelling stations. The stations, along with a small fleet of hydrogen fuel cell electric cars, form phase one of the Tees Valley’s hydrogen transport initiative. The contract will run... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

Catapult opens office in Leeds

The Connected Cities Catapult,  the new organisation formed from the Future Cities and Transport Systems Catapults, has opened an office at the University of Leeds, complementing existing offices in London, Milton Keynes and Glasgow. ... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

TfN awards transport data contracts

Transport for the North has appointed Trapeze Group and Ito World to deliver an ‘open data hub’ and a ‘disruption messaging tool’ respectively. The data hub tool will allow local authorities and operators to collate and host data such as about fares and disruption... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

Lancs to pass travel centres to community rail groups

Community rail partnership groups are planning to take over the operation of Lancashire County Council’s travel information centres at Carnforth and Clitheroe. But centres in Preston bus station and Nelson interchange look set to close. County councillors approved the closure of all four... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

Elliott heads TfGM’s rail programme

Transport for Greater Manchester has promoted Simon Elliott to head of rail programme. He was a senior project manager.  ... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today People

Liverpool Echo targets dangerous parking around schools

A newspaper in Liverpool has launched a ‘name & shame’ campaign to highlight the issue of selfish and dangerous parking near schools The Livepool Echo said it has been “overwhelmed” with images of badly parked cars since launching Operation Zigzag. “The huge volume... continue

21 May 2019Parking Review News

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