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Wider transport pledge in COP  declaration seen as progress

Wider transport pledge in COP declaration seen as progress

The transport sector has been taking stock of the outcomes from the COP26 global summit, with  a pledge to embrace wider modal changes in the drive to reduce car emissions... continue

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Extent of bus use collapse in lockdown revealed

Extent of bus use collapse in lockdown revealed

The number of local bus passenger journeys in England fell by 61% in the year ending March 2021, annual bus statistics have revealed. In 2020/21, 1.57 billion passenger journeys were made... continue

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‘Sustainable approach’ needed to manage impact of delivery boom

‘Sustainable approach’ needed to manage impact of delivery boom
Mark Moran

With the number of parcels delivered in London expected to... continue

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Mile-long rural bypass is first casualty of Welsh roads review

Mile-long rural bypass is first casualty of Welsh roads review
Rhodri Clark

A mile-long bypass in rural Gwynedd has become the first... continue

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Levelling up funding is ‘bypassing’ the strategic aims of devolved governments
Rhodri Clark

The UK Government’s allocation of Levelling Up Fund money to transport and other schemes in Scotland and Wales has been criticised for bypassing devolution. Some of the transport schemes could even be blocked by Scottish ministers. Roads have been devolved in both nations since 1999 but the... continue

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Welsh Government admits transport errors with new hospital location
Rhodri Clark

A Welsh Government minister has admitted a £360m new hospital is a “case study” in out-of-town development with poor accessibility by public transport. Deputy climate change minister Lee Waters said the new Grange University Hospital, on the edge of Cwmbran, was an example of the... continue

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Free trials of ‘e-motos’ in Solihull

Free trials of ‘e-motos’ in Solihull
Peter Plisner

Solihull Council is offering free trials of e-mopeds to help cut congestion and emissions on some the... continue

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Goods vehicle traffic rises above pre-Covid levels
Deniz Huseyin

Light commercial and heavy goods vehicle traffic on Great Britain’s roads has exceeded pre-pandemic levels, the latest statistics from the DfT show. For the week starting 1 November, light commercial and HGV traffic was at 111% of pre-Covid levels. Meanwhile, car traffic was at 93% of... continue

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MPs call for pause on smart motorway roll-out

MPs have called on the Government to pause the roll-out of all-lane running ‘smart motorways’ until five years of safety and economic data is available and safety improvements have been delivered and independently evaluated. The House of Commons Transport Committee says that the DfT and... continue

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17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News

Electric car clubs in Wales get National Lottery funding

Seven community-owned electric car clubs in rural Wales are to receive almost £500,000 funding from the National Lottery. The clubs, which link up with existing car clubs, will be launched in seven areas: Brecon, Crickhowell, Upper Amman Valley, Kilgetty and Llanteg, Pennard, Pen Llyn, and... continue

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Online toolkit launched to support mobility hubs in Scotland

CoMoUK has launched an online toolkit for transport professionals and communities interested in setting up mobility hubs in Scotland. The shared transport charity has created the free guide with the aim of driving the creation of more sustainable transport options. Mobility hubs, which are... continue

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Cardiff introduces bus gate on north-south artery
Rhodri Clark

Cardiff Council is installing a bus gate at the southern end of Westgate Street, severing a north-south artery across the city centre for general traffic. The work coincides with completion of modifications to east-west Castle Street, at the north end of Westgate Street, to enable the return of... continue

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Drivers favour EV as their next car, survey finds
Peter Plisner

New research has found that 86% of people are willing to make big changes to their lifestyle to tackle climate change. The findings come in a report from transport partnership Midlands Connect which surveyed than 5,000 people across the East and West Midlands. More the one in seven motorists (77%)... continue

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Six-fold increase in EV chargepoints in British homes

New data reveals the number of homes for sale across Great Britain with an electric car charging point installed on the premises, or in a nearby street, has increased six-fold compared with this time last year. A study by homes portal Rightmove looked at the total number of properties for sale that... continue

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