16 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
Belfast university first to get EU cycle friendly employer status

Belfast university first to get EU cycle friendly employer status

Patick McDonnell

Belfast’s Queen’s University has become the first... continue

20 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
Train operators must do more to support community rail projects, says new rail minister

Train operators must do more to support community rail projects, says new rail minister

Patrick McDonnell

New rail minister Andrew Jones has challenged train operators to step up their support... continue

20 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
16 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
Bristol aims to become carbon neutral by 2030

Bristol aims to become carbon neutral by 2030

Juliana O'Rourke

Calls for the city to declare a climate emergency and take urgent action to tackle the pressing threat of “abrupt and... continue

15 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
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Tower Hamlets funds community air quality action plans

Tower Hamlets funds community air quality action plans

Patrick McDonnell

Tower Hamlets Council is making over £120,000... continue

12 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
Official: Metrolink does not believe in monsters

Official: Metrolink does not believe in monsters

Patrick McDonnell

Nuisance behaviour on the Manchester Metrolink trams could soon be hit with fines of up to £1,000, says Transport for Greater Manchester... continue

12 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
US electric scooter hire firm Bird launches London pilot

US electric scooter hire firm Bird launches London pilot

Patrick McDonnell

US electric scooter manufacturer Bird is launching a... continue

12 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News

TfWM and WMCA to procure strategic and tactical transport modelling services

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) in collaboration with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) constituent authorities is procuring advisory services in strategic and tactical transport modelling.The framework will be open to other public agencies to buy off with Highways England and Midlands... continue

12 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
How cycling and walking innovation is boosting industry and the economy

How cycling and walking innovation is boosting industry and the economy

Kevin Mayne, Chief Executive Designate, Cycling Industries Europe, talks to LTT about cycle industry innovation In a week that General Motors reveals two innovative, integrated and connected eBikes – one folding and one compact – without a brand, inviting customers from... continue

12 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
12 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
Greater Manchester may need charging CAZ

Greater Manchester may need charging CAZ

One or more charging clean air zones (CAZs) may be implemented in Greater Manchester after modelling suggested the area’s air quality problem is worse... continue

9 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
Strategic infrastructure tariff power for Combined Authorities

Strategic infrastructure tariff power for Combined Authorities

Combined authorities with strategic planning powers will be given the power to implement a strategic infrastructure tariff (SIT) to help fund transport and other infrastructure, the Government has announced. A SIT would be similar to the... continue

9 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News

More cash injected into DfT’s cities fund

The Government is to extend its major urban transport fund – the Transforming Cities Fund – by a year to 2022/23 and has announced how the extra grant will be allocated. The Treasury said the extension would provide an extra £240m to the six combined authorities led by... continue

9 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News

Unitary authority for Buckinghamshire

Local government secretary James Brokenshire has approved plans to replace the two-tier local government structure in Buckinghamshire with a unitary Buckinghamshire council. The change is subject to parliamentary approval. ... continue

9 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News

Highways England consults on Whitehaven options

Highways England has launched a six-week consultation on options for relieving traffic problems on the A595 in Whitehaven, Cumbria. The ‘high level’ proposed solutions identified include improving the existing road, constructing a bypass and improving the A595 between major employment... continue

9 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News

City consults on low emission street

The City of London Corporation is consulting on a trial that would ban all but ultra-low emission vehicles from the south end of Moor Lane, near Moorgate. Two options are being considered. Option one would introduce the restriction 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Option two would apply Monday to... continue

9 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
High chance of legal challenge to charging CAZ, says Leeds

High chance of legal challenge to charging CAZ, says Leeds

Andrew Forster

Leeds City Council is proposing short-term exemptions... continue

9 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News

Changes afoot for capital’s HGV controls

London Councils is exploring changes to the London Lorry Control Scheme, which restricts HGV movements at night and weekends. Changes could be made to the network of roads the scheme covers, operating hours, and the weight of vehicles it applies to. A noise standard is also being explored. The... continue

9 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
More than 700,000 trips face charges in Bath’s Class D CAZ

More than 700,000 trips face charges in Bath’s Class D CAZ

Andrew Forster

Bath and North East Somerset Council (B&NES) is... continue

9 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News

No need for charging CAZ, says Derby City Council

Derby City Council has ruled out introducing a charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ), despite being one of the five cities the Government initially said must introduce one to comply with the EU limit value on nitrogen dioxide. Derby, Leeds, Birmingham, Nottingham and Southampton were named in a 2015... continue

9 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News

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