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Cycling and Walking Innovations 2021: Virtual event 26 January

Cycling and Walking Innovations 2021: Virtual event 26 January

This popular one-day summit and expo, now in its 4th year, will highlight how progressive local authorities, supported by service suppliers and consultancies, are making the most of new thinking and new opportunities. Last year's £2 billion... continue

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Euston Road cycle lane removed

Transport for London has removed the temporary westbound cycle lane on Euston Road after monitoring showed it had worsened congestion. The lane was implemented last year as part of the Streetspace for London Covid-19 programme. A TfL spokesman said: “The Euston Road cycle lane was only ever a... continue

11 Jan 2021Local Transport Today News

E-cargo bike trials for Scots bodies

Eleven organisations in Scotland are to receive an e-cargo bike to trial for 12 months in a project funded by Transport Scotland and administered by the Energy Saving Trust. The recipients are: Edinburgh-based courier firm Farr Out Deliveries; Act Now in Argyll and Bute; RSPB Scotland; Climate... continue

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Ten-point transport plan for climate

Ten-point transport plan for climate

A transport academic has sent a ten-point climate change action plan to transport secretary Grant Shapps. In his open letter to Shapps,... continue

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Gilligan busy shaping capital’s active travel agenda again

Gilligan busy shaping capital’s active travel agenda again

The influence of the Prime Minister’s transport adviser on London’s active travel agenda is evident in minutes of the capital’s active travel oversight group. The group has met weekly since June, monitoring the... continue

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E-scooter pavement use monitored

The DfT has outlined the methods being used to assess the problem of pavement riding by e-scooter users during the rental trials. Two operators have installed onboard sensors to detect when pavement riding takes place, and have the capability of working out who was riding the e-scooter at the time.... continue

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Byelaw for dockless vehicles progresses

A byelaw to regulate dockless rental vehicles, such as bikes and e-scooters, in London should be presented to ministers this year. Transport for London and London Councils have drafted the byelaw, which will prohibit operators and users from parking dockless vehicles outside designated parking... continue

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Ealing identifies e-scooter locations

The London Borough of Ealing has identified Ealing Broadway and Acton as the first parts of the borough in which to trial e-scooters. Officers believe scooters could appeal in the areas because of the high number of journeys that involve interchange on Tubes and buses, and congestion.  ... continue

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Cycle track regs change for scooters

The DfT is planning changes to the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016 to allow e-scooters to use more pieces of cycle infrastructure. The London Borough of Ealing says the changes will enable cycle tracks, which cannot be used by e-scooters, to be reclassified as cycle lanes,... continue

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Newcastle chooses Neuron for e-scooters

Newcastle City Council has chosen Neuron Mobility to deliver an e-scooter rental service in the city.  The scheme will initially feature 250 e-scooters but Neuron says numbers will rise during the trial period.  This is Singapore-based Neuron’s second contract win, following on from... continue

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Wireless charging and AI for e-scooters

E-scooter rental firm Voi is trialing wireless charging of e-scooters in a partnership with a spin-out firm from Imperial College London. Bumblebee Power has retrofitted a Voi scooter with a receiving unit to demonstrate wireless charging technology. The partnership could lead to the deployment of... continue

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Amazon runs City’s ‘last mile’ freight hub

The City of London Corporation is to rent 39 spaces in a 195-space public car park to Amazon Logistics for a ‘last mile’ logistics hub. Amazon, which won a tender to operate the facility, will make final deliveries within a 1.25 mile radius of the London Wall car park by foot and cargo... continue

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Ealing ends MoU with ‘unresponsive’ Mobike

Ealing ends MoU with ‘unresponsive’ Mobike

The London Borough of Ealing has terminated its memorandum of understanding (MoU) with dockless bike hire operator Mobike after the operator repeatedly ignored the... continue

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Tech update for TfL’s bike hire operation

Transport for London is preparing for a major upgrade to the capital’s dock-based cycle hire scheme, Santander Cycles. Alexandra Batey, TfL’s director for investment delivery planning, told TfL’s programmes and investment committee that the scheme’s assets had “not... continue

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People in Parking Awards winners revealed

People in Parking Awards winners revealed

The British Parking Association has recognised people who have made a contribution to their local communities during the coronavirus pandemic. The BPA created the... continue

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Gooding named CILT(UK) president

Gooding named CILT(UK) president

RAC Foundation director Steve Gooding has been selected as the president of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport... continue

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Traffic + Parking: We made positive connections

Traffic + Parking: We made positive connections

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Over 350 parking professionals gathered to discuss the latest policy, legislative and technological developments in the world of traffic and... continue

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