Labour White Paper proposes GB Rail: a single publicly owned railway company

Labour White Paper proposes GB Rail: a single publicly owned railway company

Andy McDonald MP Shadow Secretary of State for Transport has published a Shadow Rail White Paper that ‘contains the detailed structural changes we believe the railway needs to make in order to come together as a coherent... continue

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Transport use decreases dramatically, but will public transport recover?

Transport use decreases dramatically, but will public transport recover?

As the public responds to pleas to stay at home, Ministers at the 30 March COBR briefing revealed a slide to show how transport use has decreased. Deputy Mayor of London for Transport, Heidi Alexander, tweeted: ‘Spent the last two to three weeks of my life trying to get people off... continue

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31 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
Call for evidence on UK transport laws launched to make journeys greener, easier and smarter

Call for evidence on UK transport laws launched to make journeys greener, easier and smarter

Mark Moran

The Government has launched a consultation to make journeys easier, smarter and greener... continue

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30 Mar 2020Parking Review News
Public is listening to message on essential travel, Transport Secretary tells MPs

Public is listening to message on essential travel, Transport Secretary tells MPs

Mark Moran

A virtual meeting between members of the House of Commons Transport Committee... continue

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NHS staff to get free travel in Wales as part of £69m hardship fund deal for public transport

NHS staff to get free travel in Wales as part of £69m hardship fund deal for public transport

Mark Moran

NHS staff will receive free travel on buses throughout Wales in return for hardship funding... continue

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30 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
Hull Trains suspends all services

Hull Trains suspends all services

Mark Moran

Hull Trains has suspended all its train services after experiencing a large drop in passenger... continue

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Government to suspend competition law to support Isle of Wight ferry routes

Mark Moran

The government is temporarily suspending competition law to allow ferry operators in the Isle of Wight to work together and maintain a crucial lifeline between the island and the mainland during the COVID-19 outbreak. The COVID-19 outbreak has significantly reduced demand for the day-to-day... continue

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27 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News

Saba and Mobile Worker Plus develop parking app

Parking operator Saba and technology firm Mobile Worker Plus have developed a new app for railway stations. The baliza app has been launched at car parks Saba operates for train operating company Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), which operates the Southern, Thameslink and Great Northern... continue

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27 Mar 2020Parking Review Products & Services

Department for Transport seeks local authority transport data to aid COVID-19 response

Mark Moran

The Department for Transport is looking sourcing data sets of transport movements from local authorities across the country. The data will be used to support the Government’s policies to the COVID-19 outbreak. Collection of the data is being coordinated by ITS (UK). The DfT is keen to source... continue

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26 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
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Self-employed taxi drivers call for support package as demand slumps due to coronavirus

Self-employed taxi drivers call for support package as demand slumps due to coronavirus

Self-employed taxi drivers across the UK, who have faced a massive drop off in demand due to coronavirus, are calling for a package of support measures for the duration of the emergency. The trade union Unite has written to the Department for Transport asking for immediate support as many drivers have seen nearly or all of their income disappear... continue

26 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
Brighton & Hove Buses introduces extra morning services for key workers

Brighton & Hove Buses introduces extra morning services for key workers

Mark Moran

Brighton & Hove Buses will operate an enhanced Sunday service... continue

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26 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
Steps taken to reduce number of people using Tube and rail services

Steps taken to reduce number of people using Tube and rail services

Mark Moran

London Underground has enacted a series of measures to stop... continue

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25 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
COVID-19: Transport keeps us going

COVID-19: Transport keeps us going

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 a pandemic on 11 March and governments worldwide have taken wide-ranging... continue

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Commons Transport Committee reschedules Shapps COVID-19 meeting

A House of Commons Transport Select Committee evidence session with the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, scheduled to take place on 25 March, will no longer be a public evidence meeting. The change in the meeting's status follows the strengthening of the Government's advice in response to the... continue

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24 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News
Transport for London and Crossrail construction sites suspended

Transport for London and Crossrail construction sites suspended

Mark Moran

All work on Transport for London (TfL) and Crossrail sites... continue

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24 Mar 2020Local Transport Today News

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