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Crawley’s pop-up cycleway completed

Crawley’s pop-up cycleway completed

Mark Moran

A trial, pop-up cycleway created in Crawley by West Sussex County Council is now open. The route is an... continue

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£56m for Portsmouth and South East Hampshire transport network

£56m for Portsmouth and South East Hampshire transport network

Mark Moran

Local transport projects in the Portsmouth city region will... continue

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£32m for Norwich’s transport network

£32m for Norwich’s transport network

Mark Moran

Norwich is to receive just over £32m of government funding to overhaul local transport links. Funding... continue

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Rail Minister opens new cycling facility at Hull Paragon station

Rail Minister opens new cycling facility at Hull Paragon station

A brand-new secure cycle hub has been introduced at Hull Paragon Interchange, in a partnership between TransPennine Express (TPE) and the Department for Transport. It has been formally opened by Rail Minister, Chris Heaton-Harris MP, along with Cllr Daren... continue

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Voi awarded exclusive contract for West Mids e-scooter trials

The West Midlands Combined Authority has awarded an exclusive e-scooter rental contract to Voi for six separate trials.   The WMCA says Voi has  committed to deliver thousands of e-scooters to the conurbation during the 12-month trial. Mike Waters, Transport for the West Midlands’... continue

21 Sep 2020Local Transport Today News

Staffs appoints two e-scooter operators

Staffordshire County Council has appointed e-scooter operators Ginger and Zwings to run trial rental schemes in Stafford and Newcastle-under-Lyme respectively. The trials are part of the DfT programme and are also being run as part of the Smart Places Live Labs programme of ADEPT (the Association... continue

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York appoints TIER for e-scooter trial

The City of York Council has selected micromobility firm TIER to operate a trial e-scooter and e-bike rental scheme. The trial will start at the university but could also include a hub at York Hospital. Hires will cost £1 and then 15p per minute. York says TIER scooters have... continue

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IoW procures e-scooter trial

The Isle of Wight Council is procuring an operator for a 12-month e-scooter trail. A single operator will be appointed, with the contract commencing at the end of this month.... continue

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Rethink maintenance for e-scooters

The Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) has backed e-scooters but says the Government and local authorities should consider revising road  maintenance funding and policies to facilitate them. “The scale of a highway defect (e.g. within one... continue

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Cycling levels drop in London

The volume of cycling in London has fallen during the Covid-19 pandemic, largely because of the big  reduction in commuting. “Even where we have seen, for example, large numbers of new cyclists in inner and outer London these have not offset reductions in overall cycling commuter... continue

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Beryl extends bike hire to Christchurch

Beryl Bikes has extended its bike hire operation on the south coast to Christchurch. Beryl, which launched in neighbouring Bournemouth and Poole last June, is providing 275 bikes at 50 parking bays in Christchurch. Riders have a payment choice of pay-as-you-ride (£1 unlock fee + 5p per... continue

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Learn these five points from psychology and your active travel scheme may flourish

Learn these five points from psychology and your active travel scheme may flourish

Matt Higgins, Steer

There has never been a bigger opportunity to change the status quo and increase... continue

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All change, no change?

Although our title is ‘Local Transport Today’ our role is not wholly defined these days by those words, as our coverage often embraces wider issues that impinge upon the UK’s overall transport policy planning and delivery landscape. A significant example of the relationship... continue

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South Yorks councils ‘may struggle to spend DfT grant’

The Sheffield City Region Combined Authority has voiced concern about the ability of member authorities to spend all the £166m Transforming Cities Fund grant awarded by the DfT. The funding, awarded in March, must be spent by the end of March 2023. But David Whitley, Sheffield City Region... continue

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Rik Thomas RIP

Rik Thomas RIP

LTT writer Rik Thomas (pictured) has died at the age of... continue

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Mark Moran

Calming the backlash

The reassessment of how urban roadspace is allocated and used has been one of the few positive side effects of the pandemic....

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