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Wi-Fi fails to deliver reliable pedestrian data in Square Mile

Wi-Fi fails to deliver reliable pedestrian data in Square Mile

Andrew Forster

A trial to capture pedestrian movement data using the... continue

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16 Aug 2019Local Transport Today News
BPA publishes Traffic Regulation Orders guide

BPA publishes Traffic Regulation Orders guide

Self-driving cars, parking apps and ride-share services are poised to dramatically change how people use the road and transport network for work, shopping and leisure. Autonomous... continue

10 Aug 2019Parking Review Features
Drivers like in-car parking technology, Aviva survey finds

Drivers like in-car parking technology, Aviva survey finds

Making parking easier is the main reason that most drivers use vehicle technology, reveals a survey conducted by insurance company Aviva. The Car Drivers survey also gauged people’s opinions on the use of dash-cams, mobile... continue

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Is the energy transition moving fast enough? The jury is out...

Is the energy transition moving fast enough? The jury is out...

Juliana O'Rourke

Is the energy transition moving fast enough to meet climate... continue

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Sport England and Royal College of GPs launch Active Practice Charter

Sport England and Royal College of GPs launch Active Practice Charter

Sport England and Royal College of GPs (RCGP) launch Active Practice Charter. The aim is to 'inspire and celebrate GP practices that are taking steps to increase activity in their patients and staff'. With one in four people saying they would be more active if it... continue

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DfT to harness data on traffic works to improve road journeys

The Department for Transport has launched a consultation on changing the law so that councils and utility companies have to share roadworks data on a new website, meaning work is co-ordinated and drivers know where to look. The DfT hopes the new system will reduce congestion as a result of... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

DfT looks at how AI can improve local roads

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology will be used by the Department for Transport to help improve the condition of local roads. The department said poor road markings pose an issue for all road users, from cyclists to motorists, while poor road marking quality can make it difficult for road... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Electric cars could form battery hubs to store renewable energy, predicts National Grid

Electric cars could form battery hubs to store renewable energy, predicts National Grid

Electric vehicles could help decarbonise both transport and electricity supply for Great Britain, but the market needs to align vehicle charging behaviour in order to complement renewable generation and meet system needs. This is a key message in the latest Future Energy Scenario report produced by National Grid. A national fleet of 35 million... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News
East Lothian rolls out EV charging hubs

East Lothian rolls out EV charging hubs

East Lothian Council is to create a number of charging hubs across the county to provide infrastructure for electric vehicle (EV) drivers and lower... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Daimler and Bosch’s driverless parking to operate without human supervision

Daimler and Bosch’s driverless parking to operate without human supervision

Bosch and Daimler have obtained approval from local authorities in Baden-Württemberg for their automated valet parking (AVP) system in the Mercedes-Benz Museum multi-storey car park in Stuttgart, Germany.  Until now there has been no official approval process for automated driving... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

£3.6 billion Towns Fund to support 'forgotten' towns and boost buses

The Prime Minister has announced a £3.6 billion Towns Fund supporting an initial 100 towns in England. He also reaffirmed his commitment to begin discussions with the Devolved Administrations around how to better support towns in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and make sure areas... continue

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30 Jul 2019Local Transport Today News

New Trans-Pennine rail route between Manchester and Leeds promised

A new Trans-Pennine rail route between Manchester and Leeds has been promised as the new Prime Minister set out a domestic agenda to turbo-charge regional growth and prosperity. In a speech in Manchester, Boris Johnson reaffirmed that one of his top domestic priorities will be to level out... continue

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Labour would invest £3.5bn in Merseyside tidal power project

A Labour government would invest in a £3.5bn tidal power project on Merseyside, leader Jeremy Corbyn told the BBC. Making the announcement on a visit to Liverpool, Mr Corbyn said it would tackle the north-south divide and address climate change. The party said the project would be funded... continue

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Liverpool submits £230m ‘Green City Deal’

The mayor of Liverpool has submitted a proposal to the new prime minister for a £230m Green City Deal to tackle climate change and boost the economy. The new deal would aim to tackle climate change at the same time as growing Liverpool's economy, and would hope to create 10,000 new jobs,... continue

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Liverpool City Region approves £6 million to revitalise town centres

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority approved up to £6 million – up to £1 million for each of its six local authorities – to support plans to revitalise town centres across the Liverpool City Region. The Metro Mayor agreed with Leaders to commission the £6... continue

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UK to benefit from infrastructure research and innovation

UK to benefit from infrastructure research and innovation

Data is playing an increasingly important part in the drive towards infrastructure which is better designed, planned, better value and more sustainable whilst underpinning productivity, health, and education. This is where the... continue

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22 Jul 2019Local Transport Today News
Britain’s first climate assembly agrees action on housing, transport and green space with local council

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees action on housing, transport and green space with local council

Britain’s first climate Citizens Assembly completed its sessions this weekend, outlining a plan that lists the carbon-cutting measures they want their district to put in place in order to manage climate change. The 'wishlist', as The Guardian called the outcome, will be considered by the council as it draws up an environment action plan for 2020. The outcome of the assembly will be closely watched by... continue

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Liverpool City Region's advanced digital infrastructure to support vital energy and transport projects

Liverpool City Region's advanced digital infrastructure to support vital energy and transport projects

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region (LCR), has announced plans to make the Liverpool City Region the most digitally connected in the country, underpinning ambitious projects to improve vital energy, transport and digital communications infrastructure. LCR will build on its existing assets: the transatlantic internet cables connecting the UK, North America and the rest of the world... continue

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22 Jul 2019Local Transport Today News

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