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Car industry calls for fairer tax regime for electric vehicles

Car industry calls for fairer tax regime for electric vehicles

The automotive industry is calling for the Chancellor to use the upcoming Budget to put the UK’s shift to electric vehicles back in the fast lane, with fair taxes for a fairer transition. The sector’s representative body says Vehicle... continue

1 Mar 2024EVolution News
Bookable EV loading bay scheme launched in Westminster

Bookable EV loading bay scheme launched in Westminster

Two new bookable bays are to be launched in launched in central London. The service will enable freight EV’s to pre-book loading and unloading space in advance for up to 90 minutes. The bays are on Abbey... continue

29 Feb 2024EVolution News
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ATE issues guidance to councils on street design best practice for walking and cycling

ATE issues guidance to councils on street design best practice for walking and cycling

Deniz Huseyin

A suite of tools and user guides to help councils assess the design quality of street... continue

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21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

Government asks NIC to draw up plans to ready roads for automated vehicle

Peter Stonham

The Government has given the National Infrastructure Commission the formal task of recommending infrastructure policy interventions to pave the way for connected and self-driving vehicles. It joins the legislation now going through parliament in confirming Government enthusiasm and urgency for the... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
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Hastings £10m scheme to reallocate road space and improve biodiversity

Hastings £10m scheme to reallocate road space and improve biodiversity

A ‘Green Connections’ plan for Hastings that would see changes to junctions and reallocation of road space to improve cycling and walking links, along with more space for seating and public art, and measures to promote biodiversity, is currently out to public... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

New biodiversity rules come into force for roads

Deniz Huseyin

Legislation came into force last week that will require major housing, commercial and infrastructure developments - including roads and railways – to improve the biodiversity of sites. The biodiversity net gain (BNG) rules mean developers will be legally required to achieve a 10% net gain in... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

DfT publishes new guidance on ‘section 50’ street works licences

Deniz Huseyin

A good practice guide for highways authorities and organisations that need to carry out non statutory street works has been published by the DfT. This applies to those using licences issued under section 50 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA). Section 50 licences applies to those... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
ORR to investigate reasons for National Highways ‘dip’ in performance

ORR to investigate reasons for National Highways ‘dip’ in performance

Deniz Huseyin

The  Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has announced it is to... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

John Dales

John Dales

It’s a Wonder - Up-tight, everything’s alright on side street junctions

Regular readers will know I like to make a song and dance about the transport issues that get me going, and I try to vary my...

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New bus, coach and minibus sales reach highest level since pandemic

New bus, coach and minibus sales reach highest level since pandemic

Britain’s new bus, coach and minibus market is growing back after three challenging years, with 4,932 new units registered in 2023, according to the latest figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The performance... continue

16 Feb 2024EVolution News
Demand for new trucks grows for second year running as more businesses go green

Demand for new trucks grows for second year running as more businesses go green

Demand for new heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) grew for the second year running with UK registrations up 13.5% in 2023, according to the latest figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Some 46,227 new trucks of all types, sizes and technologies were put on the road last year, A... continue

16 Feb 2024EVolution News
Words on PATROL...

Words on PATROL...

Laura Padden

Parking and Traffic Regulations Outside London... continue

14 Feb 2024Parking Review Opinion
Cars are outgrowing roads

Cars are outgrowing roads

Cars are getting too big for British roads, exceeding the 180cm minimum for on-street parking. New... continue

14 Feb 2024Parking Review News

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