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Local Transport Today
In brief
Membership of Edinburgh’s car club now stands at 2,800 and has tripled in the last three years, council leader Jenny Dawe said this week. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Car club operator City Car Club reports that its turnover is now approaching £5m a year from its operations in 14 cities. City Car Club... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Membership of Streetcar’s car club in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham has grown by more than a third this year to over 3,000, the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is to introduce graduated permit charges for car club bays to encourage operators to use low emission... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Wandsworth is preparing to open up its car club market up to competition. Since 2007 Streetcar has been the sole operator of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Investors are being sought for a public transport co-operative that aims to launch open access rail operations, bus services and car clubs in the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets has launched 160 on-street parking bays for car clubs and divided them between the four operators in the borough:... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Ali Clabburn, Founder and managing director
I read your front page article in a state of dazed disbelief (ibid). If we consider car-sharing to be one of the ‘smarter travel’... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Car club firm Streetcar is paying the central London congestion charge for its members. It say this will make membership more cost effective and... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Transport minister Sadiq Khan this week moved to reassure the transport planning community that the Government is committed to encouraging people to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Reading have agreed to scrap a policy that has seen some senior officers claiming a car allowance of £2.10 a mile. Essential car... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is planning to double the number of on-street parking bays available for car clubs to 200. Car club... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to feature
Ali Clabburn, Liftshare
Why do we make the travel choices we do? Perhaps we each perceive that the choice we make provides us with the best balance of convenience, travel... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Giles Semper and Sophie Tyler
As consultants working principally in urban regeneration, we’ve tested economic confidence in more than 20 UK town centres in the last six... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Cat Ainsworth and Emilie van de Graaff
Worcester’s Sustainable Travel Town project, branded ‘Choose how you move’, aimed to tackle local traffic congestion and reduce car... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Ben Plowden, Director of Integrated Programme Delivery, Transport for London
London’s two pilot Smarter Travel Towns, cousins of the DfT’s three Sustainable Travel demonstration towns, are leading the way in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The private company is, by definition, a body that exists to make money. ‘Sustainable’ transport, meanwhile, is widely perceived as... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Britain's first electric car hire scheme was launched in London today. Run by Streetcar, the UK's largest pay-as-... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Three-quarters of AA/Populus panel members would never consider stopping and offering a hitchhiker a lift, according to a new poll of almost 15,000... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of car club members in the UK doubled between December 2007 and December 2008, rising from 32,000 to 64,000, according to research... continue
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