The changing world of Mobility as a Service (and how to keep up)

The changing world of Mobility as a Service (and how to keep up)

Beate Kubitz

The Annual Survey of Mobility as a Service is now in its third year. Whatever your work in transport, either as a planner, providing public transport, bike share, car hire, leasing, payments,... continue

12 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
14 Jun 2019Local Transport Today Comment
Taking steps in the right direction

Taking steps in the right direction

Mark Moran

Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking, has celebrated its 90th anniversary by paying... continue

14 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Inspiring women in transport recognised

Inspiring women in transport recognised

Mark Moran

The winners of the 2019 everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards have been revealed. Over the past 12 years... continue

14 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
12 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
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12 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Data and Modelling 2019

Data and Modelling 2019

Juliana O'Rourke

Our contributors to Data & Modelling 2019, and this year’s... continue

8 Jun 2019Local Transport Today Supplements

Tube dust ‘not comparable to roadsides’

The health danger of dust on underground sections of London’s Tube network may be much lower than from particulates above ground, Transport for London believes. London Assembly environment committee chair Caroline Russell wrote to TfL about tube dust earlier this year (LTT 15 Mar). Russell... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Barriers may solve NO2 breach says HE, as ClientEarth eyes legal action

Barriers may solve NO2 breach says HE, as ClientEarth eyes legal action

Andrew Forster

Air quality barriers more than nine metres high are to be installed... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Heathrow to consult on introducing road charges

Heathrow to consult on introducing road charges

Heathrow Airport plans to introduce an ultra-low emission zone by 2022 in advance of introducing a wider vehicle access charge for all cars, taxis and private hire vehicles entering the... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

Climate activists ‘plot Heathrow closure’

Direct action climate group Extinction Rebellion says it will not put air passengers’ lives at risk in any protests that aim to force the closure of Heathrow Airport.  Leaked emails have revealed  that the group discussed flying drones at the airport on 18 June to force its closure... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Obituary: John Polak

Obituary: John Polak

Aruna Sivakumar, acting director of the Urban Systems Laboratory at Imperial... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
DfT has ‘gone rogue on climate change'

DfT has ‘gone rogue on climate change'

The DfT has “gone rogue” on climate change, sidelining the issue in its plans, policies and guidance to local authorities and bodies such... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
TfL launches Sutton DRT trial, with plan for Ealing pilot too

TfL launches Sutton DRT trial, with plan for Ealing pilot too

Andrew Forster

Transport for London has launched a demand responsive bus... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

Brighton e-buses innovate

Brighton & Hove Buses is taking delivery of 30 hybrid buses capable of zero-emission operation through the council’s ultra-low emission zone. The buses also feature cameras that remove the need for wing mirrors.  The company is investing  £9.2m in the Euro VI micro-hybrid... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

Bus-rail ticketing on Great Western

Great Western Railway has teamed up with bus operators to offer integrated rail and bus travel for visitors to the London-Bristol corridor. Great West Way Discoverer tickets are available in domestic and international formats. The one-day domestic pass is available for the east (£69) or west... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

TfWM to outlaw vaping on buses

Vaping will be banned on bus services and at bus stations and bus stops in the West Midlands under a new byelaw proposed by Transport for the West Midlands (TfWM). Other proposals include prohibiting the playing of loud music or creating noise that disturbs other passengers’ journeys, and... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

Two unitaries for Northants

Communities and local government secretary James Brokenshire has approved the formation of two unitary councils – North Northamptonshire and West Northamptonshire – to replace the county council and seven districts. North Northamptonshire will cover four of the districts: Kettering,... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

Canadians buy UK’s largest bus maker

British bus and coach manufacturer Alexander Dennis Limited has been acquired by NFI Group Inc., North America’s largest bus and coach manufacturer, for £320m.   Falkirk-headquartered ADL, the world’s biggest manufacturer of double-deck buses, employs more than 2,500 staff.... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

New finance offer for electric vehicle fleets

Municipal bus operator Newport Transport has become the first transport operator to use a new £120m financing facility for the roll-out of electric vehicles.  The operator has struck a deal with Zenobe Energy for the supply of 15 electric single-deck buses. Zenobe will finance the buses,... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Why aren’t wheelchair users consulted on supposedly ‘disability-friendly’ bus designs?

Why aren’t wheelchair users consulted on supposedly ‘disability-friendly’ bus designs?

Mike Harrison

As a wheelchair user living just outside Edinburgh in Midlothian who makes about... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today Comment

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