Serious injury from road traffic crashes 'a public health issue'

Serious injury from road traffic crashes 'a public health issue'

Juliana O'Rourke

Not a day goes by these days without me reading about yet another terrible pedestrian death caused by a car driver. Across news feeds and social media, the grim news comes thick and... continue

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Company cars and EVs drive November market bounceback

Company cars and EVs drive November market bounceback

The UK new car market grew 23.5% in November to 142,889 registered units in the fourth consecutive month of year-on-year growth, according to figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders... continue

5 Dec 2022EVolution News
FREE NOW mobility app moves to include public transport

FREE NOW mobility app moves to include public transport

FREE NOW, a European mobility 'super app', has announced that users in Germany may now book public transport services using its app in addition to taxis, private cars, e-scooters, e-bikes, and e-aopeds. FREE NOW... continue

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EU needs a holistic policy approach to zero-emission mobility

EU needs a holistic policy approach to zero-emission mobility

Sigrid de Vries

Recently, in the space of just two weeks, we saw two major... continue

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1 Dec 2022EVolution Opinion
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

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CPT extends Roberts’ presidency by a year

CPT extends Roberts’ presidency by a year

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has announced that Ralph Roberts will continue as CPT’s president until the end of January 2024, with a... continue

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Roberts is new CEO at London TravelWatch

Roberts is new CEO at London TravelWatch

Michael Roberts will take over as chief executive of the watchdog London TravelWatch from January. He has 30 years’ experience in advocacy and... continue

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Wickett joins Hounslow

Peter Wickett is Hounslow Council’s new senior highway engineer. He has more than 30 years’ experience planning, designing and implementing high-quality walking and cycling projects including at Southampton City Council.... continue

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30 Nov 2022Local Transport Today People
Stewart heads Transport Committee

Stewart heads Transport Committee

Iain Stewart has been elected the new chair of the Transport Committee.  He takes over from Huw Merriman, who was made a... continue

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30 Nov 2022Local Transport Today People
New directors appointed at TfN

New directors appointed at TfN

Transport for the North (TfN) has appointed Katie Day strategy, policy and communications director and Paul Kelly as... continue

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Aberystwyth University opens transport research centre

Rhodri Clark

A new transport and mobility research centre has opened at Aberystwyth University in Wales. The Centre for Transport and Mobility (CeTraM) is co-directed by Professor Peter Merriman (Dept of Geography and environmental Science) and Charles Musselwhite (Psychology), leading a group of academics... continue

30 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News

GTR to face claim at tribunal of overcharging passengers

Train operator Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is to appear at a Competition Appeal Tribunal in February 2023 facing allegations that millions of passengers paid twice for part of their journeys. GTR operates the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern franchises. The claim has been launched by... continue

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Harper meets with RMT as unions resume rail strike action

Harper meets with RMT as unions resume rail strike action

Deniz Huseyin

Following dashed hopes of a settlement to the... continue

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30 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
30 Nov 2022Local Transport Today 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

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Green = Go: How the transport sector is innovating in the face of climate change

Green = Go: How the transport sector is innovating in the face of climate change

Ian Crosby

With electric cars accounting for 11.6% of all new car registrations in the UK... continue

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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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Scottish Government reaffirms commitment to transport capital schemes

Rhodri Clark

The Scottish Government has said it is committed to investing in road and rail capital schemes, despite high inflation and the prospect of a reduced funding allocation from the Treasury. Tom Arthur, the SNP minister for public finance, planning and community wealth, said the level of inflation in... continue

29 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
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Go-Ahead expands in Devon with Dartline buy

Peter Stonham

Go-Ahead Group has bought Devon bus and coach operator Dartline Coaches in a retirement sale. The deal will see 118 employees and 84 vehicles become part of the group’s Go South West subsidiary. Dartline will continue to operate as a standalone business expanding Go South West... continue

29 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News

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