Map reveals locations of pop-up walking and cycling measures – and where more are needed

Map reveals locations of pop-up walking and cycling measures – and where more are needed

Juliana O'Rourke

Data posted on a map from not-for-profit Widen My Path is showing where councils have taken measures to create safe space for social distancing, and to identify where where measure are still needed. Many local authorities have closed streets for... continue

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6 Jul 2020Local Transport Today News
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14 Jul 2020Local Transport Today Features
Edinburgh to end competition between its tram and bus firms

Edinburgh to end competition between its tram and bus firms

The City of Edinburgh Council plans to end competition between its tram and bus compnaies by creating a single company.  Municipally-owned Lothian Buses has continued to compete with the Edinburgh Tram on the airport to city... continue

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13 Jul 2020Local Transport Today News
Teesside first in the queue for an e-scooter revolution

Teesside first in the queue for an e-scooter revolution

Andrew Forster & Alan Clarke

E-Scooters The first trials of e-scooters on public... continue

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13 Jul 2020Local Transport Today News

XR’s ‘Braintrust’ seeks faster path to Net Zero

Academics and other policy specialists sympathetic to the objectives of climate direct action group Extinction Rebellion (XR) have formed a new group to explore how to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions long before the UK’s 2050 statutory target (2045 in Scotland). The XR Braintrust... continue

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13 Jul 2020Local Transport Today News

Free bike hire in Scottish cities

The public bike share schemes in Edinburgh and Glasgow are being temporarily made available free of charge with funding from the Scottish Government. The initiative coincides with the relaxation of lockdown restrictions in Scotland. The Government is keen to ease pressure on public transport... continue

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13 Jul 2020Local Transport Today News

Fraud probe into council’s £3m loss on road contract

Dumfries and Galloway Council is exploring if illegal activities contributed to the council losing more than £3m on a road maintenance contract.  The probe focuses on the council’s former trading arm, DGFirst (later ‘Enterprising Services’), which was closed  last... continue

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13 Jul 2020Local Transport Today News

Eastwood seconded to Transport Scotland

Matthew Eastwood has joined Transport Scotland’s low carbon economy directorate on secondment from the Energy Saving Trust. He is working on the directorate’s ‘work local’ initiative, supporting post-Covid economic recovery by enabling a “digital and distributed... continue

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13 Jul 2020Local Transport Today People
Optimising back to school transport

Optimising back to school transport

QRoutes, a provider of software solutions for local authority transport planners, has launched a new product, QPaths, which will automate... continue

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10 Jul 2020Local Transport Today News
Mapping out the road to recovery

Mapping out the road to recovery

COVID-19 and lockdown has offered us a glimpse of what less car-dependent streets could look like. Air quality levels... continue

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10 Jul 2020Parking Review Opinion
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8 Jul 2020Local Transport Today News

Mark Moran

Mark Moran

Are we getting too close, too soon?

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live, work, shop and, now, play. For months the nationwide lockdown meant people...

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8 Jul 2020Parking Review Opinion
International Parking Community launches webinars for members

International Parking Community launches webinars for members

Mark Moran

The International Parking Community (IPC) has launched two... continue

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8 Jul 2020Parking Review News
RingGo Retail offers in-store payments

RingGo Retail offers in-store payments

Mark Moran

Cashless parking provider RingGo has launched a shop-based payment option in collaboration with PayPoint. The... continue

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8 Jul 2020Parking Review News

KFC signs up Smart Parking to manage drive-thrus

Smart Parking will be enforcing parking at KFC drive-thru sites across the UK and Ireland. The company will be using automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) technology to ensure the drive-thru car parks are being used fairly by genuine KFC customers. Alongside its proprietary ANPR solution, the... continue

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8 Jul 2020Parking Review News

Q-Park warning over false investment offers

Mark Moran

Q-Park has issued a warning about companies falsely offering investment opportunities in the parking company’s name. The companies go by the names of Saran Investments SA and Cimovelpark. Q-Park said is not associated with either of these companies and that they do not represent the company... continue

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8 Jul 2020Parking Review News
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8 Jul 2020Parking Review Features
Driving clicks into place

Driving clicks into place

When Costa Coffee reopened one of its UK branches as a drive-thru only in early May, the queue of... continue

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8 Jul 2020Parking Review Features
Let’s keep cool this summer

Let’s keep cool this summer

Richard Walker

The parking sector is urging the public to respect others and think first when... continue

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8 Jul 2020Parking Review Opinion
What’s in store for Blue Badge holders?

What’s in store for Blue Badge holders?

Mark Moran

A problem faced by many disabled motorists is not being able to park at their desired destination, especially at... continue

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8 Jul 2020Parking Review Features
Don’t leave disabled people behind, says charity

Don’t leave disabled people behind, says charity

Heidi Turner

There is a real danger that as we come out of lockdown the independence of disabled people will be eroded. As the UK’s shops and retail... continue

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8 Jul 2020Parking Review Opinion

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