New trustees appointed by IAM RoadSmart

Road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has appointed Victoria Milford and Tom Kelman to its board of trustees. Milford has 14 years of operations experience in HR and finance specialising in the retail, hospitality and service sectors to the board of while Kelman is a chartered accountant with over 35 years' experience, firstly at KPMG, and for the last 17years in the not-for-profit sector. Current trustees, Dr Bran Poulson, John Jenkins, Tony Cearns and Samantha Kane are all standing down. ... continue

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Growing pains on the school run

Growing pains on the school run

Matt Price

By the 2025/2026 academic year, it is estimated the UK will require nearly 80,000 additional... continue

1 Dec 2022Parking Review Opinion

Traffic filters to be trialled in Oxford

Traffic filters designed to reduce traffic, make bus journeys faster and make walking and cycling safer will be trialled in Oxford after improvement works to Oxford railway station are complete. The decision was made by the county council’s cabinet at a meeting on 29 November. The... continue

30 Nov 2022Parking Review News

Transport innovators win share of £5m prize in DfT-backed competition

Deniz Huseyin

Self-charging trains was among the innovations to win DfT funding in the First of a Kind 2022 competition. This year’s competition focused on concepts designed to transform rail travel for passengers while decarbonising the network. The competition is delivered by Innovate UK, on behalf of... continue

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Poll finds that two-thirds of people in London, New York and Paris want fewer cars

Deniz Huseyin

More than 50% of Londoners are in favour of city centres being car-free, with exemptions for car-sharing clubs, taxis and cars used by disabled people, according to a new survey.  The survey, conducted by Survation for the Car Free Megacities campaign, found 51% want car-free cities in London,... continue

30 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Motorists open to the idea of using their cars less, study reveals

Motorists open to the idea of using their cars less, study reveals

Councils can help save motorists as much as £6000 a year by encouraging them to use their cars less, according to new report commissioned by bus operator Stagecoach.  Financial, environmental and community benefits of reduced car use and calls for... continue

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Welsh councils should include potential active travel in 20mph deliberations

Rhodri Clark

The Welsh Government has advised local authorities to consider potential, as well as current, active travel on individual streets when deciding which sections of road to exempt from the 20mph default speed limit, which will apply across Wales from 17 September. The government’s new guidance... continue

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University study questions impact of 20mph limits in Belfast city centre

Deniz Huseyin

Restricting speed limits to 20mph in town and city centres does not seem to reduce road traffic collisions, casualties, or driver speed, a study by Queen’s University Belfast has concluded. Over a three-year period, researchers drew on data for road traffic collisions, casualties, driver... continue

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Driverless parking system approved for commercial use in Germany

Driverless parking system approved for commercial use in Germany

Bosch and Mercedes-Benz have reached an important milestone on the way to automated driving. Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has approved their highly automated parking system for commercial use at Stuttgart Airport. The automated... continue

30 Nov 2022Parking Review News
Automated driving: Digital divides are opening up

Automated driving: Digital divides are opening up

US drivers are more open to Automation than UK counterparts, says Thatcham Research, which is revealing further insights from its Trust in Automation study. The poll of 2,000 motorists in the US... continue

30 Nov 2022EVolution News

Hunt protects major infrastructure projects in Autumn Statement

Deniz Huseyin

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt pledged his support for schemes such as HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail in the Autumn Statement, although his refusal to keep commitments in line with inflation means projects could be delayed. The chancellor pledged support for infrastructure projects and said he would... continue

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Planning reforms on hold as Gove focuses on 'beauty and neighbourhoods'

Planning reforms on hold as Gove focuses on 'beauty and neighbourhoods'

Peter Stonham

The Government has been forced to postpone legislating for already... continue

29 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Tyneside CAZ compliance support grants offered

Tyneside CAZ compliance support grants offered

Applications have opened for grants for operators to upgrade vehicles that do not comply with the Tyneside Clean Air Zone (CAZ) which will see introduction of a £50 daily charge... continue

29 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Welsh Roads Review report publication delayed

Welsh Roads Review report publication delayed

Peter Stonham

The report of the Welsh Roads Review Panel, led by Dr Lynn Sloman, will now not be published until the New Year, Welsh Government... continue

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Resilient landscaping can reduce urban flooding - NIC

Resilient landscaping can reduce urban flooding - NIC

Mark Moran

Stricter controls on new property developments... continue

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EV Infrastructure Hub offers advice to local authorities

EV Infrastructure Hub offers advice to local authorities

A new free online resource has been launched for local authorities looking to install public electric vehicle chargers in their communities. The EV Infrastructure Hub has been launched to act as an independent source of... continue

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Ultra Low Emission Zone will be expanded London-wide

Ultra Low Emission Zone will be expanded London-wide

Mark Moran

The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be expanded... continue

28 Nov 2022Parking Review News
Bristol businesses and residents receive help to achieve clean air compliance

Bristol businesses and residents receive help to achieve clean air compliance

Bristol Council has appointed Anglo Scottish Asset Finance to deliver the financial assistance scheme to support individuals and businesses affected by the introduction of clean air zones in the city. The financial assistance scheme has been launched to support Bristol’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ), which... continue

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Mixed reaction to Hunt decision to extend vehicle excise duty to EVs

Mixed reaction to Hunt decision to extend vehicle excise duty to EVs

The chancellor’s announcement that electric cars will no longer be exempt from vehicle excise duty from April 2025 has received a mixed reaction, with the RAC describing the move as overdue while the AA feared it would subdue EV sales. In his Autumn Statement,... continue

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