Union Connectivity Review recommends UK-wide strategic transport network

Union Connectivity Review recommends UK-wide strategic transport network

Mark Moran

The creation of a strategic United Kingdom transport network and collaborative working between the UK government and devolved administrations are key proposals in the final report of the Union Connectivity... continue

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27 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News
Women’s safety on public transport in the spotlight

Women’s safety on public transport in the spotlight

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) bosses met transport minister Trudy Harrison, who is leading the government’s campaign to reduce violence against women and girls, to share the interim findings... continue

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The Union Connectivity Review: final report

The Union Connectivity Review: final report

Grant Shapps

In October 2020, the prime minister asked Sir Peter Hendy to undertake a detailed review of how the quality and availability of... continue

26 Nov 2021Local Transport Today Comment
New homes and buildings to have EV chargepoints by law

New homes and buildings to have EV chargepoints by law

Mark Moran

New homes and buildings in England will be required... continue

22 Nov 2021EVolution News
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Eastern leg of HS2 cancelled

Eastern leg of HS2 cancelled

The Birmingham to Leeds leg of the HS2 high-speed rail line has been scrapped and a full high-speed east-west... continue

18 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News
Wider transport pledge in COP  declaration seen as progress

Wider transport pledge in COP declaration seen as progress

The transport sector has been taking stock of the outcomes from the COP26 global summit, with  a pledge to embrace wider modal changes in the drive to reduce car emissions seen as a significant step forward. A COP26 pledge... continue

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17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News
Extent of bus use collapse in lockdown revealed

Extent of bus use collapse in lockdown revealed

The number of local bus passenger journeys in England fell by 61% in the year ending March 2021, annual bus statistics have revealed. In 2020/21, 1.57 billion passenger journeys were made... continue

17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News
‘Sustainable approach’ needed to manage impact of delivery boom

‘Sustainable approach’ needed to manage impact of delivery boom

Mark Moran

With the number of parcels delivered in London expected to... continue

17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News

Goods vehicle traffic rises above pre-Covid levels

Deniz Huseyin

Light commercial and heavy goods vehicle traffic on Great Britain’s roads has exceeded pre-pandemic levels, the latest statistics from the DfT show. For the week starting 1 November, light commercial and HGV traffic was at 111% of pre-Covid levels. Meanwhile, car traffic was at 93% of... continue

17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News
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MPs call for pause on smart motorway roll-out

MPs have called on the Government to pause the roll-out of all-lane running ‘smart motorways’ until five years of safety and economic data is available and safety improvements have been delivered and independently evaluated. The House of Commons Transport Committee says that the DfT and... continue

17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News
Mile-long rural bypass is first casualty of Welsh roads review

Mile-long rural bypass is first casualty of Welsh roads review

Rhodri Clark

A mile-long bypass in rural Gwynedd has become the first... continue

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17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News

Levelling up funding is ‘bypassing’ the strategic aims of devolved governments

Rhodri Clark

The UK Government’s allocation of Levelling Up Fund money to transport and other schemes in Scotland and Wales has been criticised for bypassing devolution. Some of the transport schemes could even be blocked by Scottish ministers. Roads have been devolved in both nations since 1999 but the... continue

17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News
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Welsh Government admits transport errors with new hospital location

Rhodri Clark

A Welsh Government minister has admitted a £360m new hospital is a “case study” in out-of-town development with poor accessibility by public transport. Deputy climate change minister Lee Waters said the new Grange University Hospital, on the edge of Cwmbran, was an example of the... continue

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