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South Coast resorts prepare for lockdown easing

South Coast resorts prepare for lockdown easing

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council has drawn up a seasonal response plan to manage the resort’s beaches, town centres, car parks, parks and open spaces. Last year, the... continue

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9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Hackney School Streets toolkit updated

Hackney School Streets toolkit updated

Hackney Council has updated its guide to creating School Streets. The Hackney School Streets Toolkit for Professionals is a practical guide designed to... continue

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9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Bath charging Clean Air Zone goes live

Bath charging Clean Air Zone goes live

The UK’s first charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ) outside London went live in Bath city centre on 16 March. The CAZ is intended to bring nitrogen... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News

PM and DfT set out plans for more bus lanes

The UK government has unveiled a £3bn transport strategy for England that it claims will lead to the creation of hundreds of miles of new bus lanes, fares with daily price caps and more evening and weekend services. The Department for Transport (DfT) said the government’s new bus... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
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DfT offices for Leeds and Birmingham

The Department for Transport (DfT) is create a second headquarters in Birmingham and a northern hub in Leeds. The government suggests that expanding the DfT’s presence in the Midlands and the North will boost local economies as government builds back better from coronavirus. The creation of a... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Predicting the journey out of lockdown

Predicting the journey out of lockdown

The current, receding lockdown period has been different from those that have gone before, with ZatNation automatic numberplate recognition (ANPR) read... continue

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9 Apr 2021Parking Review Opinion

ANPR experts will help develop UK ITS strategy

Business experts from the camera enforcement sector have been elected by fellow executive members onto the ITS (UK) strategy committee. Clearview’s business development consultant Neil Levett and Jenoptik’s deputy managing director Geoff Collins will join the committee that scrutinises... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Drivers trust electric vehicle roll-out will happen smoothly

Drivers trust electric vehicle roll-out will happen smoothly

Cost, charging infrastructure and range anxiety are the biggest barriers for those unlikely to purchase an electric car in the next five years, a survey by the Transport Focus, the independent watchdog for transport users shows. With sales... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Red alert for priority routes

Red alert for priority routes

Londoners living, working, visiting and going to school near to a Red Route are exposed to far greater levels of... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Air pollution is not a game, says Mums for Lungs

Air pollution is not a game, says Mums for Lungs

Mums for Lungs, a group of parent campaigners on air pollution, has adapted nursery rhymes in a graffiti art campaign aimed at raising awareness amongst parents and children of the dangers of... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Read the warning signs

Read the warning signs

Young people who live near polluted roads set up a guerrilla information campaign in... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review Features
Extra bus and Metro subsidy will be needed for years – NE

Extra bus and Metro subsidy will be needed for years – NE

The North East of England’s bus and Metro networks will need additional Government subsidy for years if service levels are not to collapse from the impact of Covid-19, the area’s local authorities have said.... continue

6 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News

TfL funding deal extended

The government and London mayor Sadiq Khan have agreed to roll forward the existing emergency Covid funding arrangement for Transport for London to the other side of the mayoral election on 6 May.  The existing funding deal had been due to end on 31 March but has now been extended until 18... continue

6 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News

£33m aid for light rail operators

The DfT has awarded a further £33m of emergency funding to support light rail and tram operators in England during the pandemic. The funding will be paid over 11 weeks from the 6 April to the operators of the systems in Nottingham, Sheffield, Newcastle, Blackpool, Manchester and Birmingham.... continue

6 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News

Industrial action may thwart rail recovery

The rail industry’s attempt to  recover from Covid-19 could be disrupted by industrial action.  The RMT trade union has raised the spectre of a national dispute, claiming that Network Rail is planning for “thousands of rail worker redundancies by this September and a wholesale... continue

6 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News
25% of rail commuting trips ‘may not return’

25% of rail commuting trips ‘may not return’

Commuting and business trips by train are both likely to suffer long-term decline because of Covid-19 but leisure trips could grow, according to industry analysts. A report by... continue

6 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News

Burnham orders bus franchising

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has decided to make a bus franchising scheme. Under the plans prepared by Transport for Greater Manchester,  franchising will be introduced in three phases, starting in January 2023 and completing in January 2025.  Said Burnham: “In Greater... continue

6 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News

Glasgow reviews active travel

Glasgow City Council it to appoint a consultant to consider which temporary active travel schemes introduced during Covid-19 should be made permanent. The council is also currently considering the case for introducing three more low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) schemes, following the first scheme in... continue

6 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News
TfL selects operator for foot & bike ferry

TfL selects operator for foot & bike ferry

Transport for London  has selected Uber Boat by Thames Clippers to run the temporary Hammersmith ferry that will take pedestrians and cyclists over the Thames... continue

6 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News

Land value capture explored for CAM

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is to explore land value capture as a way to part-fund the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM). The combined authority is working with consultants Deloitte, Jacobs, and Pinsent Mason on a CAM delivery strategy that will be presented to the... continue

6 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News

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