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17 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

Car parks the place for EV charging

Carmarthenshire County Council is to install electric vehicle chargepoints in 14 public car parks close to residential areas, rather than on-street. The chargepoints are funded by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV). “The OLEV scheme is primarily focused on the installation of... continue

24 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

Docking stations for Manchester bike hire

Greater Manchester’s new public bike hire scheme will be a dock-based operation, Transport for Greater Manchester has confirmed. TfGM said a docked system would “increase security and reliability” and reflected lessons learnt from Mobike’s failed dockless operation in the... continue

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24 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

Hillingdon eyes bike hire expansion

The London Borough of Hillingdon wants to expand the coverage of the Santander Cycles dock-based bike hire scheme that operates at Brunel University, Hillingdon Hospital and in Uxbridge town centre. “This scheme is one of the most well-used schemes of its kind in the country with each bike... continue

24 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

Camden identifies dockless parking sites

The London Borough of Camden has commissioned consultants to identify places suitable for dockless bike hire parking, in advance of the proposed London-wide byelaw for dockless vehicles (LTT 20 Dec 19).  Camden has already struck memoranda of understandings with two dockless operators, Lime... continue

24 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News
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MPs chair cycling and walking group

Labour MP Ruth Cadbury and Conservative MP Flick Drummond have been appointed co-chairs of the All Party Parliamentary Group for walking and cycling. The group previously only covered cycling. Explaining the name change, it said: “A standalone cycling group runs the risk of appearing somewhat... continue

24 Jan 2020Local Transport Today People
Highways authorities don't recognise their role in creating a sense of place, says report

Highways authorities don't recognise their role in creating a sense of place, says report

The design of new housing developments in England is overwhelmingly ‘mediocre’ or ‘poor’, with less-affluent communities the worst affected, according to a national audit conducted by UCL for CPRE, the countryside charity, and the Place Alliance. A housing design audit for England reveals that 75% of new housing development... continue

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23 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

Glasgow city centre plans widespread 20mph speed limit

Drivers will be subjected to a 20mph speed limit on the vast majority of roads across Glasgow, under new plans agreed by councillors, reports the BBC. The restriction would apply to residential streets, the city centre and other main shopping areas. It will also be enforced where there... continue

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23 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

Project aims to help disabled children get active

The ukactive Research Institute has announced a three-year research project with national disability charity, Sense, which seeks to better understand the needs of parents and families of disabled children when it comes to getting active.  Parents of disabled children are encouraged to feed... continue

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23 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News
How the car made the modern world... and where is it driving next?

How the car made the modern world... and where is it driving next?

The car was the driving force that accelerated the pace of life in the 20th century. This is the central idea of a new exhibition being staged at the V&A in London. The retrospective brings together a selection of cars that have never been on display in the... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Features
Lessons from the streets

Lessons from the streets

Jenny Wiles

Living Streets is the charity for everyday walking. Our focus is on... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Opinion

TfL consults on SE London cycle route

Transport for London is seeking views on the first phase of a new four-mile cycleway between Greenwich and Woolwich in southeast London. The works include a two-way fully segregated 1.5-mile route between Charlton and Woolwich along the A206 Woolwich Road, extended bus lanes, six new pedestrian... continue

10 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News
2020: the year of the bus?

2020: the year of the bus?

Bus passengers across England will soon be able to plan their journeys much in much more detail thanks... continue

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10 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News
Oxford and Oxfordshire publish details of UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ)

Oxford and Oxfordshire publish details of UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ)

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have published final draft proposals for the UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ), to be introduced later this year. The proposed Red Zone marks the next step towards cleaner air in Oxford, and a reduction in the health risks for people living and working in the city. It is also... continue

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10 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

14 pilots receive funding to boost town centres

The first 14 of 20 pilot areas, many of them in the North, to receive tailored expert support to assist in rejuvenating their town centres has been announced by by Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government. The first 101 places to benefit... continue

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3 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News
Competition time: British Parking Awards 2020

Competition time: British Parking Awards 2020

The annual search for the best schemes, teams and ideas in UK parking is underway, with operators, car park designers and technologists all invited to enter the British Parking... continue

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2 Jan 2020Parking Review News
OBE for Living Streets’ chief executive

OBE for Living Streets’ chief executive

Joe Irvin, chief executive of Living Streets, has received an OBE for his services to walking, active travel and the wider charity sector. Since joining... continue

1 Jan 2020Parking Review News

Mark Moran

Mark Moran

Parking made the headlines in 2019

There is never a problem finding news and feature articles with which to fill the pages of Parking Review, as the hefty weight of...

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31 Dec 2019Parking Review Opinion
Parking reviewed… Parking Review at 30

Parking reviewed… Parking Review at 30

When it appeared 30 years ago, the very first edition of Parking Review stated that the new title would be a quarterly, but I must admit that back in... continue

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31 Dec 2019Parking Review Opinion

Climate committee at odds with politicians over hybrid cars

Andrew Forster

Sales of new fossil fuel-powered cars could continue for much longer than envisaged by the Government’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC), with hybrid vehicles likely to be excluded from any phase-out date for pure petrol and diesels.   The CCC’s report recommending a net zero... continue

20 Dec 2019Local Transport Today News

Scots EV charging: public or private-led?

There is not yet clarity about whether Scotland’s electric vehicle charge point network will be primarily provided by the public or private sector, according to local government.   “The debate on EVs going forward will need to consider whether or not the charging network should be... continue

20 Dec 2019Local Transport Today News

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