13 Jul 2018Local Transport Today News
Dangerous cycling offence being considered by government

Dangerous cycling offence being considered by government

Patrick McDonnell

New laws to crack down on dangerous cyclists have been... continue

14 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Towards a new Future of Mobility – understanding key trends

Last month, the Governement launched the first stages of its Future of Mobility Grand Challenge, declaring that the UK is on the cusp of 'a profound change in how we move people, goods and services around our towns, cities and countryside...driven by extraordinary innovation in engineering,... continue

6 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Evidence sought on brake dust

The Government has launched a call for evidence on the impact of emissions from brakes, tyres and road wear. Transport minister Jesse Norman said: “The Government has worked with the University of Plymouth to improve scientific understanding of the impact of these tiny particles and we... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News
Nottingham rules out a charging CAZ

Nottingham rules out a charging CAZ

Nottingham City Council will not introduce a charging Clean Air Zone after modelling suggested an alternative set of measures would achieve... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News
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‘Driver training could cut CO2 emissions’

Local and national governments are overlooking the potential for driver education to reduce air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions from road vehicles, according to IAM RoadSmart’s head of technical policy. Tim Shallcross said many drivers did not understand the technology incorporated in... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Councils ‘need help to exploit benefits of transport data’

The Government should help local authorities exploit the potential of transport data to improve transport network management, with road traffic data being the priority, consultants have advised.  The DfT appointed consultant North Highland in January to  review the local transport data... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

MPs launch inquiry into local roads

The House of Commons transport committee has announced an inquiry into the funding and governance of England’s local road network. The committee is inviting written evidence on matters such as: the condition of local roads in England; the direct and wider economic and social costs of not... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

TfWM splits procurement for modelling services in two lots

Transport for the West Midlands is working with its seven constituent districts to procure new consultancy services in strategic and tactical transport modelling. TfWM says the services will support analysis of spatial growth options; the impact of exogenous factors such as fuel types and pricing... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Legible London goes to Hong Kong

Transport for London has signed a deal with the Hong Kong transport department to improve pedestrian wayfinding equipment in the city. Five bespoke plinths and seven posts and signs are being manufactured for a trial in Tsim Sha Tsui, one of Hong Kong’s most popular tourist areas. The signs... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News
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30 Jul 2018Local Transport Today News
Drivers see many road blocks to electric vehicle ownership, survey suggests

Drivers see many road blocks to electric vehicle ownership, survey suggests

Most drivers see many barriers to their early adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), despite the government’s commitment to phase out the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040, according to the AA. The poll of 10,293 drivers in June 2018 was specially commissioned for the Low Carbon... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Shared space projects suspended by government

Shared space projects suspended by government

The government has imposed a moratorium on the creation of any new ‘shared space’ schemes in response to concerns raised during the consultation on its new Inclusive... continue

30 Jul 2018Local Transport Today News
27 Jul 2018Local Transport Today News
Government publishes Inclusive Transport Strategy

Government publishes Inclusive Transport Strategy

The government will put up to £300m into extending the Access for All programme, making railway stations more accessible, including through step-free access. The funding commitment was... continue

27 Jul 2018Local Transport Today News
26 Jul 2018Local Transport Today News
The UK could see 36 million EVs on the road by 2040

The UK could see 36 million EVs on the road by 2040

The National Grid’s annual Future Energy Scenarios report  finds that electric vehicles will will play a major role in delivering a low carbon future. Electricity demand is expected to... continue

24 Jul 2018Local Transport Today News
M3 junction upgrade proposals wins strong public support

M3 junction upgrade proposals wins strong public support

Patrick McDonnell

Plans for a major upgrade of junction 9 of the M3... continue

24 Jul 2018Local Transport Today News
New Act will enable improvements in electric charging infrastructure

New Act will enable improvements in electric charging infrastructure

The Automated and Electric Vehicles (EAV) Act, which has now passed through Parliament, is set to be a significant step towards improving air quality, cutting congestion and boosting road safety, claims Government. The AEV Act will see a 'massive improvement'... continue

24 Jul 2018Local Transport Today News

New £5m fund to develop and share ideas for helping people live healthy and active lives

A new £5m Healthy and Active Fund (HAF), a partnership between Welsh Government, Sport Wales and Public Health Wales, is planned to encourage and share innovative – and enjoyable – ideas that support people to build physical activity into their lives and improve their physical and... continue

24 Jul 2018Local Transport Today News

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