Digital Twins @ Modelling World 2019: why do they matter for transport modellers?

Digital Twins @ Modelling World 2019: why do they matter for transport modellers?

Modelling World, now in its 14th year, is the UK & Europe's best attended, longest-running and biggest conference / annual exhibition for transport and pedestrian modelling professionals, advisory and strategic modellers, data scientists... continue

17 Apr 2019Local Transport Today News
17 Apr 2019Local Transport Today News

Co-wheels secures investors

Car club operator Co-wheels has secured investment and become part of the Oply car sharing network. Co-wheels is part of Oply UK Limited, a new joint venture with investment from Luxemburg-based mobility provider ExaMotive SA, and China’s largest car manufacturer SAIC Motor, the owners of the... continue

12 Apr 2019Local Transport Today News

Enterprise launches new car clubs

Enterprise Car Club has launched Belfast’s first car club and replaced a club in Hartlepool after rival operator Co-wheels withdrew.  The Hartlepool club features two vehicles and is being operated in partnership with the Hartlepower Community Interest Company. Hartlepower had previously... continue

12 Apr 2019Local Transport Today News

Ubeeqo car club expands in London

Ubeeqo, Europcar Mobility Group’s car-sharing brand, has launched car clubs in three more London boroughs – Southwark, Lambeth and Lewisham – taking the number of boroughs it operates in to eight. Ubeeqo operates a ‘back-to-base’ car club but without dedicate bays.... continue

12 Apr 2019Local Transport Today News
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Boroughs weigh-up one-way car club model

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea looks set to  approve the operation of floating, or one-way, car clubs. Will Pascall, the council’s lead member for streets, planning and transport, told colleague he was “minded” to permit them in the borough. “We have had... continue

12 Apr 2019Local Transport Today News

Visitor bus service for Peak District

The Peak District National Park Authority is inviting bus operators to bid to operate a summertime visitor route in the Hope Valley, connecting with trains on the  Manchester to Sheffield Hope Valley line. The three-year contract for the Edale Explorer requires the service to operate 42 days... continue

12 Apr 2019Local Transport Today News

Rapid charging hubs for capital

Transport for London is drawing up plans for electric vehicle rapid charging hubs across the capital for use by taxis and the public.  Julian Bell, London Councils’ transport and environment committee chair, told members that  there would be one such hub site per sub-region of... continue

12 Apr 2019Local Transport Today News

Scale for connected vehicle services

The services that can be expected from connected vehicles at different levels of development have been set out in a scale published by ITS (UK), the association for professionals working in the fields of intelligent transport technology. Andy Graham, chair of ITS UK’s connected and autonomous... continue

12 Apr 2019Local Transport Today News

TfWM appoints expert modelling framework

Transport for the West Midlands (TfWM) has appointed experts to a four-year modelling advisory service framework for the provision of advice on traffic forecasting, modelling and appraisal.   The selected individuals will provide advice on transport and land-use modelling, such as advising on... continue

12 Apr 2019Local Transport Today News

Three firms on Scots research framework

Transport Scotland has appointed consultants WSP, Mott MacDonald and Jacobs to a transport research framework. Work will be called off from the framework on the basis of a rotation, beginning with the most economic advantageous tender. For services of a particular complexity or value, Transport... continue

12 Apr 2019Local Transport Today News
Mobility scooters must feature in DfT’s regulatory review

Mobility scooters must feature in DfT’s regulatory review

Vanessa Kovacevic Red Lodge Bury St Edmunds

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12 Apr 2019Local Transport Today Comment

Yorkshire councils explore new options for devolution

Councils in Yorkshire are exploring what they call “interim” options for devolution, while keeping the ultimate goal of an elected mayor and combined authority covering all of Yorkshire on the table.  Eighteen of Yorkshire’s local authorities and Sheffield City Region mayor... continue

12 Apr 2019Local Transport Today News

Connected Places Catapult launched

The Connected Places Catapult has been launched, formed by merging the Transport Systems and Future Cities catapult centres.  The new organisation’s chief executive is Nicola Yates OBE, who had been chief executive of the Future Cities Catapult. The Connected Places Catapult has... continue

12 Apr 2019Local Transport Today News

Launch event for driverless futures

A launch event for a new research project into the governance of automated vehicles will take place  in London on 4 April. ‘Driverless Futures?’ is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and includes researchers from University College London and the University of the... continue

29 Mar 2019Local Transport Today News

Watford to trial ride-sharing services

Watford Borough Council is inviting bids from companies interested in setting up on-demand ride-sharing services in the borough. The contract would run for six years. Its value is £1.5m. The deadline for expressions of interest is 15 April. ... continue

29 Mar 2019Local Transport Today News

Enforced 20mph limits are key to creating a cycling culture

Francis King Bath BA2

I write in response to the letter from Paul Biggs about 20mph speed limits (Letters LTT 15 Mar). Mr Biggs believes that as a cyclist (but mostly a car driver) he prefers to be overtaken closely by every motorist on the road, and that he prefers this to car drivers “hovering” behind his... continue

29 Mar 2019Local Transport Today Comment

John Dales

John Dales

Play the blame game and no-one wins

A couple of weeks ago, a fellow called George Monbiot (a writer fairly well-known for his environmental and political activism)...

29 Mar 2019Local Transport Today Comment
29 Mar 2019Local Transport Today Features
29 Mar 2019Local Transport Today News
'Beelines' set to spread in Greater Manchester

'Beelines' set to spread in Greater Manchester

Deniz Huseyin
27 Mar 2019Local Transport Today News

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