Stark contrast’ in fare discounts for young people across UK

Stark contrast’ in fare discounts for young people across UK

Deniz Huseyin

Young people aged 16-24 use buses far more than older age groups but face a “postcode lottery” in accessing free and discounted bus fares, according to new policy... continue

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11 Aug 2022Local Transport Today News

Goodwin concern over change of road space use

Peter Stonham

Fifty years since the size of a standard parking space was established, there are plans to make them bigger to match the growing size of cars. The Times has reported that ministers are supporting the change. But LTT columnist Professor Phil Goodwin has raised his own concerns at the increasing size... continue

11 Aug 2022Local Transport Today News

Studies show air pollution increases risk of dementia

There is a clear link between exposure to air pollution and the risk of developing dementia, says the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) in a new report. In the past 20 years there has been a rise in the number of epidemiological studies reporting associations between... continue

11 Aug 2022Local Transport Today News
11 Aug 2022Local Transport Today News

Lorry safety scheme is cutting fatalities, says TfL

The launch of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) safety scheme in London has been key to a drop in fatal collisions involving lorries, said Transport for London (TfL). In the first year of the scheme nearly 200,000 safety permits have been and more than 112,000 heavy goods vehicles have been fitted... continue

11 Aug 2022Local Transport Today News
Legality of clean air cameras questioned

Legality of clean air cameras questioned

Mark Moran

A surveillance watchdog has challenged the legality of using automatic number plate recognition cameras to monitor... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review News
European Parking Association and MaaS Alliance join forces

European Parking Association and MaaS Alliance join forces

Mark Moran

The European Parking Association (EPA) is to work in... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review News
Taskforce rethinks role of the kerbside

Taskforce rethinks role of the kerbside

Mark Moran

A taskforce has been assembled by consultancy TRL to seek ways to optimise the management of kerbside space across... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review News

Private parking tickets reach a new high

Mark Moran

A record number of vehicle keeper records have been bought by private companies, claims the RAC Foundation. Vehicle keeper information is used to pursue drivers for parking charge notices of up to £100 for infringements of the rules in privately run car parks. Government data shows that the... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review News
Why Gothenburg’s low traffic model is paying off

Why Gothenburg’s low traffic model is paying off

There are many excellent, best practice, sustainable transport cities in Europe. A shining example is Gothenburg, Sweden, and what it tells us about what can be achieved across all dimensions... continue

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10 Aug 2022Local Transport Today News

Parkopedia founder’s good causes pledge

Mark Moran

Eugene Tsyrklevich, founder and chief executive of Parkopedia, has announced that any sale of the parking data platform will help good causes. Writing on LinkedIn he said: “I have legally committed myself to donate a part of any future Parkopedia proceeds to charitable causes as part of the... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review News

John Siraut

John Siraut

The economics of enforcement

Economics and enforcement, what on earth do they have in common? If we ran the world smoothly there would be no need for...

10 Aug 2022Parking Review Opinion
Private parking: The effective management 
of hire and lease vehicles

Private parking: The effective management of hire and lease vehicles

Barry Johnson

Most Parking Review readers will be aware of the uncertainty in the... continue

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10 Aug 2022Parking Review Opinion
Using data to plan future transport networks webinar: our expert speakers

Using data to plan future transport networks webinar: our expert speakers

The webinar will discuss how local authorities can make better use of – and get easier access to – suitable transport data. The amount of data generated is vast, but how well are we equipped to gain valuable insight from this data tin order to support future transport... continue

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10 Aug 2022Local Transport Today News
Death by dangerous cycling law mooted by Shapps

Death by dangerous cycling law mooted by Shapps

Juliana O'Rourke

Transport secretary Shapps has suggested creating a 'death by dangerous cycling' law in the UK. Shapps wants to to close a legal loophole... continue

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8 Aug 2022Local Transport Today News
New car registrations fall as supply issues continue to bite, says SMMT

New car registrations fall as supply issues continue to bite, says SMMT

Mark Moran

UK new car registrations fell by -9.0% to reach 112,162 units in July,... continue

5 Aug 2022EVolution News
Finding the optimum locations for EV charging stations

Finding the optimum locations for EV charging stations

Simon Nigh

With sales of electric vehicles increasing, the... continue

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1 Aug 2022EVolution Opinion
How to boost public sector charging provision

How to boost public sector charging provision

Neil Isaacson

As more and more local authorities address the urgent need to accelerate the electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure roll-out, clarity... continue

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1 Aug 2022EVolution Opinion
UK car production down a fifth in first half of 2022, says SMMT

UK car production down a fifth in first half of 2022, says SMMT

Mark Moran

UK car production declined -19.2% in the first six months of... continue

1 Aug 2022EVolution News
Myenergi launches demand responsive EV charging trial

Myenergi launches demand responsive EV charging trial

Mark Moran

Electric vehicle chargepoint manufacturer myenergi... continue

1 Aug 2022EVolution Products & Services
ADEPT's £30m Live Labs 2 scheme open for applications

ADEPT's £30m Live Labs 2 scheme open for applications

Mark Moran

A £30m programme that aims encourage councils... continue

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1 Aug 2022EVolution News

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