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21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
ATE issues guidance to councils on street design best practice for walking and cycling

ATE issues guidance to councils on street design best practice for walking and cycling
Deniz Huseyin

A suite of tools and user guides to help councils assess the design quality of street... continue

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Government asks NIC to draw up plans to ready roads for automated vehicle
Peter Stonham

The Government has given the National Infrastructure Commission the formal task of recommending infrastructure policy interventions to pave the way for connected and self-driving vehicles. It joins the legislation now going through parliament in confirming Government enthusiasm and urgency for the... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

Top council parking earners identified

Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea and Brighton top the lists of parking revenues at local authorities based on an examination of the latest Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities (DLUHC) local government finance returns by LTT’s regular data correspondent John Siraut,... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
Ending car-centric thinking key to boosting walking and cycling, says ITF report

Ending car-centric thinking key to boosting walking and cycling, says ITF report
Peter Stonham

Overcoming car-centric thinking, looking beyond infrastructure, and... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

ComfortDelGro expands in UK with £80m buy of mobility specialist
Peter Stonham

The multinational multi-modal Singapore-based mobility company ComfortDelGro has acquired UK-based ground transport specialist CMAC Group for £80 million. Further expansion is believed to be under consideration through newly franchised bus services outside London. ComfortDelGro’s... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

Network data platform CitySwift gets new investment

Transport data platform CitySwift has secured €7m new funding to accelerate product development in its offer to passenger transport operators and local authorities. The Irish company says it now worksin all major UK cities to provide rapid access to accurate data across entire networks,... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

Third electric TrawsCymru bus route begins as network targeted for net zero
Rhodri Clark

Transport for Wales has launched the third electrified TrawsCymru route, following years of delay while a depot with charging facilities was awaited. The Welsh Government is targeting its small budget for bus electrification at the TrawsCymru network, which TfW manages on its behalf. Its initial... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
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Pressure mounts against Scottish Government over SPT funding removal
Rhodri Clark

The Scottish Government is coming under pressure over its unexpected removal of capital funding from Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) when it announced its budget for 2024/25. MSPs have warned that the decision will affect delivery by local authorities of public transport... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

Concerns over withdrawal of Scottish bus priority and rail funding

The Scottish Parliament’s Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee has challenged Màiri McAllan, the cabinet secretary for transport, over the withdrawal of funding next year for the Bus Partnership Fund (BPF) and the reduced allocation of rail funding (LTT 10 January). The BPF was... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

HertsLynx DRT expands

In Hertfordshire the HertsLynx service based on Buntingford in ‘North & East Herts’ introduced in September 2021 and operated by UNO has been expanding across the rest of the county. The scheme was extended before Christmas to include Hertford and Ware, making for quite a sizeable... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

Bus Users table pre-election wish list

Improving accessibility, a lifting of restrictions on concessionary passes, and a legal requirement for local authorities to provide socially necessary services are key asks in the Bus Users’ UK’s 2024 Manifesto for Bus Services. The charity has issued a 10-point wish list for the next... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
Hastings £10m scheme to reallocate road space and improve biodiversity

Hastings £10m scheme to reallocate road space and improve biodiversity

A ‘Green Connections’ plan for Hastings that would see changes to junctions and reallocation of road space to improve cycling and walking links, along with more space for seating and public art, and measures to promote biodiversity, is currently out to public... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

DfT secure by design strategy

New guidance on a ‘secure by design’ approach to achieving a secure, resilient and safe transport system has been released by the DfT. The paper is based on research carried out by the Science Advisory Council (SAC). Transport systems must evaluate and adapt to shifts in “external... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

New biodiversity rules come into force for roads
Deniz Huseyin

Legislation came into force last week that will require major housing, commercial and infrastructure developments - including roads and railways – to improve the biodiversity of sites. The biodiversity net gain (BNG) rules mean developers will be legally required to achieve a 10% net gain in... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
CBT Strategy calls for cheaper fares and more frequent services

CBT Strategy calls for cheaper fares and more frequent services
Deniz Huseyin

A strategy document has been published by the Campaign for... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

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