Station innovation trials in year two of Bristol Temple Meads project

Peter Stonham

Eight technology firms with concepts designed to make rail stations safer, easier to navigate and more sustainable have been selected to develop proposals, with three ultimately invited to trial their... continue

8 Mar 2024Local Transport Today News
Automated Vehicles Act becomes law

Automated Vehicles Act becomes law

Self-driving vehicles could be on British roads by 2026, after the Automated Vehicles (AV) Act received Royal Assent was signed into UK... continue

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20 May 2024EVolution News
EVA England publishes EV Drivers’ Manifesto

EVA England publishes EV Drivers’ Manifesto

EVA England has launched a manifesto that identifies the areas it feels are essential to address as the uptake of electric vehicles grows. The EV Drivers’ Manifesto... continue

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16 May 2024EVolution News
HGV growth stabilises while zero-emission market share rises

HGV growth stabilises while zero-emission market share rises

New heavy goods vehicle (HGV) registrations fell for the first time in two years, with a -3.9% decline in Q1 2024, according to the latest figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Operators still... continue

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Sustainable streets: Connecting with communities

Sustainable streets: Connecting with communities

Parking consultations and changes are usually fraught with emotion and people’s connections not just to their car, but the road space (or pavement!) they park it on. As a result, there... continue

14 May 2024Parking Review Features
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Corrie becomes MD of JustPark, UK

Corrie becomes MD of JustPark, UK

JustPark has announced the promotion of Mary Corrie to managing director of JustPark, UK. In this new role, Corrie will be... continue

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‘Dangerously Inadequate’ decarbonisation plan

‘Dangerously Inadequate’ decarbonisation plan

The victory in the High Court for ClientEarth, Friends of the Earth and the Good Law Project is hugely significant. It is the second time that our national decarbonisation... continue

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9 May 2024Local Transport Today Comment
Council and Mayoral changes leave local leaders at odds with Government

Council and Mayoral changes leave local leaders at odds with Government

Peter Stonham

The sweeping losses by the Conservatives in the council and mayoral... continue

9 May 2024Local Transport Today News

Court again tells Government that net zero plan unacceptable

Deniz Huseyin

The Government’s climate strategy is not fit for the purpose and must be revised within 12 months, the High Court has ruled. This is the second time the court has found current policies insufficient to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, making the Government in breach of the UK Climate Change... continue

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Help make new developments less car-dependent DfT advisors urge

Peter Stonham

Steps to encourage local highway and planning authorities to support less car-dependent developments, and encourage movement patterns based on active travel and public transport, with high levels of digital connectivity , have been set out in report to the Department for Transport. It comes from... continue

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Aston University and Miles Macadam to develop sustainable road surfaces

Deniz Huseyin

Civil engineers at Aston University have partnered with road surfacing specialist Miles Macadam to develop a sustainable alternative to traditional fly ash. The grouts that Miles Macadam use in their surfacing products contain fly ash, a waste product from coal-fired power stations, which now has... continue

9 May 2024Local Transport Today News
Public ownership, GBR, and new passenger authority, in Labour’s plan for rail

Public ownership, GBR, and new passenger authority, in Labour’s plan for rail

Peter Stonham

Labour’s shadow transport secretary Louise Haigh has set out detailed... continue

9 May 2024Local Transport Today News

Travel behaviour handbook published

A handbook that reveals the myriad factors influencing travel behaviour has been published by transport academics Dimitris Potoglou and Justin Spinney. The new publication explores how travel behaviour can be better understood, modelled and forecasted. Over 25 chapters, the book brings together... continue

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Campaign group takes DfT to court over active travel funding cuts

Deniz Huseyin

The DfT’s decision last year to cut more than £200m from its active travel budget has been challenged in the High Court by campaign group Transport Action Network (TAN). The case is challenging ministers’ decision on 9 March 2023 to cut dedicated funding for active travel for the... continue

9 May 2024Local Transport Today News
Spinney takes professor role at CTS

Spinney takes professor role at CTS

Justin Spinney has been appointed the new Professor in Transport and Mobility Studies at the Centre for Transport and Society, University... continue

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Used car market hits five year high as EVs reach record share

Used car market hits five year high as EVs reach record share

The UK’s used car market rose by 6.5% in the first quarter of 2024 with 1,967,923 units finding new owners – the strongest start to a year since pre-pandemic 2019, according to the latest figures published by the Society of Motor... continue

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