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Frank named chairman and CFO at hiyacar

Frank named chairman and CFO at hiyacar

Mark Moran

The car-sharing platform hiyacar has appointed Jason Frank as its chairman and chief financial... continue

10 Jun 2021Local Transport Today News
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Solar-powered cycle security at rail station

Solar-powered cycle security at rail station

Great Northern and Thameslink commuters who cycle to London’s New Southgate station will find their bike parking facilities transformed when they return to rail... continue

8 Jun 2021Parking Review News

Mark Moran

Mark Moran

Planning for life on the electric highway

An important milestone has been passed on the road to a world of electric motoring. Sales figures for 2020 reveal that, for the...

8 Jun 2021Parking Review Opinion
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8 Jun 2021Parking Review News
Inverness Airport station plan takes off

Inverness Airport station plan takes off

The Highland Council’s planning committee has unanimously approved proposals that will see a new railway station built at Inverness Airport. The plans... continue

8 Jun 2021Parking Review News

Sunderland business parking proposal shelved

Plans for a new car park serving a business park in Sunderland have been cancelled. Sunderland City Council had formally submitted proposals for a new facility with space for up to 520 vehicles near the site at Doxford International Business Park in July last year. However, the scheme has been... continue

8 Jun 2021Parking Review News
Keeping track of buses underground

Keeping track of buses underground

A Swedish public transport operator has solved the problem of tracking Global Position Satellite (GPS) signals in an underground... continue

8 Jun 2021Parking Review Products & Services
Portugal removed from UK 'green list'

Portugal removed from UK 'green list'

Mark Moran

Portugal is to be removed from the UK’s ‘green list’ of international travel destinations... continue

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4 Jun 2021Local Transport Today News

Post-lockdown rail use remains low

Patronage of national rail services in May were less than half pre-pandemic levels, according to the latest Great Britain ‘use of transport modes’ statistics from the DfT. The data includes the week starting 17 May, when the easing of lockdown restrictions began across the UK. Usage on... continue

3 Jun 2021Local Transport Today News

LTAs face tight deadlines to deliver National Bus Strategy

Stuart Render

Guidance issued to Local Transport Authorities (LTAs) by the DfT has revealed tight deadlines for the delivery of the first stage of the National Bus Strategy (NBS). The NBS, announced in March, aims to transform bus services and encourage the return of passengers including by promoting modal shift... continue

3 Jun 2021Local Transport Today News

DfT to give TfL £1.08bn

The DfT has offered Transport for London (TfL) a third emergency package worth around £1.08bn to support the capital’s transport network until 11 December 2021. The agreement between the DfT and TfL follows two previous emergency packages, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, in April... continue

3 Jun 2021Local Transport Today News
Midlands Connect unveils plans for faster, more frequent services

Midlands Connect unveils plans for faster, more frequent services

Peter Plisner

Regional transport body Midlands Connect has released reports on... continue

3 Jun 2021Local Transport Today News

‘White Paper won’t affect plans for ScotRail’

Rhodri Clark

The UK Government’s plan for Great British Railways to “run and plan the rail network” will have no effect on the renationalisation of ScotRail, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the Scottish Parliament last week. The decision not to extend Abellio’s ScotRail contract... continue

3 Jun 2021Local Transport Today News
Far-reaching reforms to bring rail under centralised body

Far-reaching reforms to bring rail under centralised body

Mark Moran

Control of rail infrastructure and train services will... continue

3 Jun 2021Local Transport Today News

£400m pledge for regional rail upgrade

The government has announced that £400m will be spent on improving passenger and freight rail services across the North, Midlands and the South. There will be an investment of £317m into the Transpennine route upgrade, which the DfT said will improve punctuality, reliability and... continue

3 Jun 2021Local Transport Today News

National rail flexible ticket

A new national flexible rail ticket, matching modern working habits and potentially saving passengers hundreds of pounds, will be available to commuters across England once travel restrictions are lifted, said the Government. The new approach forms part of the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail. The... continue

3 Jun 2021Local Transport Today News

White Paper falls short of renationalisation

The Williams-Shapps Plan’s proposals fall short of renationalisation. Privately owned train operating companies will still run services, with franchises replaced by contracts that will incentivise the private firms on punctuality and efficiency rather than raising revenue. GBR will contract... continue

3 Jun 2021Local Transport Today News
Mixed response to reforms but long-term vision is welcomed

Mixed response to reforms but long-term vision is welcomed

Peter Plisner

Although there have been mixed views on some aspects of... continue

3 Jun 2021Local Transport Today News

Campaigners offer guarded support to plan

Organisation campaigning for better passenger transport gave the Williams-Shapps plan a guarded welcome. The Campaign for Better Transport wants to see more detail on fare changes. Paul Tuohy, the campaign’s chief executive, said: “We welcome this plan with its focus on the needs of... continue

3 Jun 2021Local Transport Today News

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