FirstGroup completes roll-out of  contactless ticketing across bus fleet

FirstGroup completes roll-out of contactless ticketing across bus fleet

First Bus has become Britain’s first large operator to offer contactless payment on all of its vehicles, and believes that data from its digital technology will strengthen its hand in discussions with local... continue

28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News
Bristol presses for workplace parking levy and C-charge

Bristol presses for workplace parking levy and C-charge

Mark Moran

Bristol City Council has suggested introducing a... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today News

Bike hire operator sought in Bath

Bath and North Somerset Council are seeking a contractor to run an electric cycle hire scheme. Supplier engagement will be held on the 15 October at the Guildhall in Bath. The deadline for applications is 4 December 2018. Interested parties should contact Jo Sammons on 01225477608 or email:... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today News

Fight to stop Oxford-Cambridge road

Campaigners have launched a court challenge to block a planned road expansion linking the cities of Oxford and Cambridge, claiming that the development would damage the environment. Lawyers for the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust are seeking a judicial review of the... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today News

Five claims against Heathrow runway

Plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport received a setback in early October when the High Court gave permission for five separate claims against the runway to proceed to a full judicial review. The cases will be heard in March next year and the court could rule the plans unlawful in their... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today News
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Thames Crossing will feature UK’s longest road tunnel

Thames Crossing will feature UK’s longest road tunnel

Deniz Huseyin

The Highways Agency has published revised plans for... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today News
ORR reports rise in passenger numbers in the South East

ORR reports rise in passenger numbers in the South East

Rhodri Clark

Rail passenger numbers in South East England have... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today News

Assumptions over speed camera stats are fatally flawed

Idris Francis Petersfield Hampshire GU32

“The updated analysis” which the Cambridge authorities state “has resulted in strengthening our recommendations to upgrade our safety camera network” (LTT 28 Sep) remains seriously flawed because its estimate of “normal” pre-installation levels of Fatal and... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today Comment

InMotion Ventures brings in Seal-Driver

Joseph Seal-Driver is now entrepreneur in residence at InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover. InMotion Ventures invests in and creates businesses in the mobility, transportation and travel sector. Seal-Driver will focus on advising theses businesses. He was previously at bike hire firm Ofo, prior to... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today People

Warner for Brighton and Hove Buses

Patrick Warner has been appointed head of innovations & strategy at Brighton & Hove Buses. He was previously innovation consultant at Go-Ahead Group... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today People
Bristol looks at congestion and parking levies to fund transport strategy

Bristol looks at congestion and parking levies to fund transport strategy

Bristol City Council has suggested introducing a workplace parking levy or a congestion charge to fund significant investments in public transport infrastructure. The prospect of new levies on motorists is raised in the Bristol Transport Strategy, which sets out how the city’s council... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review News
Woman snaps her car’s thief

Woman snaps her car’s thief

A woman who confronted a suspected thief took his photo as he was sitting in her stolen car in... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review News

APCOA wins South Western Railway contract

South Western Railway (SWR) has appointed APCOA Parking (UK) at all 135 station car parks across its franchise. The contract is for four years and comes with a possible extension of one year. It commenced on 20 September. APCOA is responsible for providing car park management and new technology,... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review News

Hertfordshire councils appoint APCOA as enforcement contractor

East Hertfordshire District Council, Stevenage Borough Council and Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council have appointed APCOA Parking (UK) as their parking management contractor. The five-year contract, which comes into effect on 17 January 2019, covers services including the enforcement of on-street and... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review News
Rochford makes PayByPhone its cashless option

Rochford makes PayByPhone its cashless option

The PayByPhone mobile parking app is now the only cashless parking option on offer in the Essex town of Rochford. Rather than accept card payments at pay & display terminals,... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review Products & Services
Thurrock expands use of IPS P&D

Thurrock expands use of IPS P&D

Thurrock Council have added a further 18 machines to their portfolio of IPS MS1 parking terminals to replace its existing... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review Products & Services
Tandridge council adopts Flowbird ticketless parking in Oxted

Tandridge council adopts Flowbird ticketless parking in Oxted

Tandridge District Council in Surrey is introducing a ticketless parking system that combines automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) technology and account-based billing.  The council has installed a Flowbird ‘MiniPark with... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review Products & Services
In love with the tunnel

In love with the tunnel

A plastic tunnel connecting a supermarket to a car park is now the highest rated... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review Opinion
5 Oct 2018Parking Review News
The future of mobility? In Milton Keynes it’s already here

The future of mobility? In Milton Keynes it’s already here

If you go down to Milton Keynes today, you’re sure of a big surprise. Driverless pods, robot goods deliveries, ‘petrol stations’ for electric vehicles –  Milton Keynes has them all, perhaps providing an... continue

28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today Features
New segregated rapid transit route studied for Cambridge

New segregated rapid transit route studied for Cambridge

Andrew Forster

A segregated rapid transit through green belt land is... continue

28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News

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