How much could travel demand change? 'Profound' implications for future investment

How much could travel demand change? 'Profound' implications for future investment

Talking to the BBC this morning (April 3) AA President Edmund King suggested that the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis will transform the way we live, work and travel in the UK, the AA says. The AA predicts a permanent reduction in the demand... continue

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3 Apr 2020Local Transport Today News
London's air quality has improved dramatically since COVID-19 restrictions, says LAQN

London's air quality has improved dramatically since COVID-19 restrictions, says LAQN

The restrictions on movement imposed during coronavirus lockdown means that average air pollution levels in London have fallen to their lowest since recordings began in 2000. The London Air Quality Network (LAQN) reports that pollution in London has fallen so dramatically since the COVID-19 lockdown that monitors used to measure toxicity... continue

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1 Apr 2020Local Transport Today News
CILT launches database for supply chain organisations

CILT launches database for supply chain organisations

Mark Moran

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport... continue

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31 Mar 2020Parking Review News
Call for evidence on UK transport laws launched to make journeys greener, easier and smarter

Call for evidence on UK transport laws launched to make journeys greener, easier and smarter

Mark Moran

The Government has launched a consultation to make journeys easier, smarter and greener... continue

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30 Mar 2020Parking Review News
London FreightLab to pilot Appyway smart kerbside management solution

London FreightLab to pilot Appyway smart kerbside management solution

Kerbside management firm AppyWay is one of the companies selected by the London FreightLab to develop innovative freight and servicing arrangements for the city. In January, Transport for London launched the FreightLab as part of the Mayor's Civic Innovation Challenge, which... continue

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27 Mar 2020Parking Review News

Department for Transport seeks local authority transport data to aid COVID-19 response

Mark Moran

The Department for Transport is looking sourcing data sets of transport movements from local authorities across the country. The data will be used to support the Government’s policies to the COVID-19 outbreak. Collection of the data is being coordinated by ITS (UK). The DfT is keen to source... continue

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26 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
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Transport modellers consider the impact of COVID on behaviour and models

Transport modellers consider the impact of COVID on behaviour and models

Transport modellers have been quick to respond to the COVID crisis. Luis Willumsen, a regular speaker at Modelling World, transport modeller and director at Kineo Mobility Analytics says: 'Given that most of us are stuck at home, I would like to start a dialogue about the... continue

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26 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
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Competition law relaxed to allow cooperation between supermarkets

Competition law relaxed to allow cooperation between supermarkets

The Government has temporarily relaxed elements of competition law as part of a package of measures to allow supermarkets to work together to feed the nation. The move allows retailers to share data with each other on stock levels, cooperate to keep shops... continue

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25 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
Passenger data indicates impact of Coronavirus on UK rail industry

Passenger data indicates impact of Coronavirus on UK rail industry

Juliana O'Rourke

Rail passenger usage could temporarily fall by an average of 70%... continue

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24 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
This is nothing like business as usual...

This is nothing like business as usual...

The need for news and knowledge-sharing is never more important than during times of emergency. The transport and logistic sectors will have a vital role to play... continue

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20 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
Road transport emissions generated by households rose by 5 per cent 1997-2017

Road transport emissions generated by households rose by 5 per cent 1997-2017

The Department for Environment, Food and Environmental Affairs (Defra) has published the latest figures on the UK's carbon footprint based on greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) associated with UK consumption 1997 to 2017. Road transport emissions generated by households rose by 5 per cent in this... continue

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20 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
COVID-19 and air quality: pollution likely to increase death rate, but lockdown slashes pollution levels

COVID-19 and air quality: pollution likely to increase death rate, but lockdown slashes pollution levels

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has published satellite images capturing a signficant reduction in air pollution over China following its aggressive response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Air pollution over northern Italy has also fallen sharply after the coronavirus outbreak and the country’s lockdown, according to data coming from the European Space Agency.  Lung damage from... continue

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19 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
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18 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
Air quality assessment kit for small and large schemes released by Defra

Air quality assessment kit for small and large schemes released by Defra

Revised guidance from Government details the process for assessing the air quality impact of a policy or project. The mortality burden of the air pollution mixture (based on both particulate matter (PM2.5) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in the UK, is equivalent to 28,000 to 36,000 deaths at... continue

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18 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News

Transport modellers should be ready to support decision-making

This is a topic that has been exercising our community of transport modellers, asking questions such as: Will people change their mode preferences? Will we avoid crowded trains and prefer buses? Will we choose to return to the non-shared safety of an individually owned car? Gregory D Erhardt,... continue

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15 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
DVLA defends sharing vehicle keeper data with private parking companies

DVLA defends sharing vehicle keeper data with private parking companies

Deniz Huseyin

A parking campaigner has questioned whether it is lawful for the DVLA... continue

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12 Mar 2020Parking Review News
Stait is AppyWay commercial lead

Stait is AppyWay commercial lead

Kerbside management technology firm AppyWay has appointed Rob Stait to the role of chief commercial officer. Stait was... continue

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12 Mar 2020Parking Review News
Appyway’s Harrogate pilot extended

Appyway’s Harrogate pilot extended

Harrogate Borough Council and North Yorkshire County Council will be extending the AppyWay Smart City Parking scheme in Harrogate town... continue

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