FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics 2018 awards finalists announced

FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics 2018 awards finalists announced

Mark Moran

The 36 finalists in the 2018 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards have been announced. Now in its eleventh year, the awards programme celebrates the achievements of women in the UK’s transport... continue

21 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Cars should be banned from school gates, says Living Streets

Cars should be banned from school gates, says Living Streets

Patrick McDonnell

The government is being urged to ban cars from the... continue

22 May 2018Local Transport Today News
TfL taxi compliance officers can now carry out road stops

TfL taxi compliance officers can now carry out road stops

Patrick McDonnell

Transport for London taxi and private hire (TPH)... continue

22 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Sustrans added to TfL procurement panel

Sustrans added to TfL procurement panel

Patrick McDonnell

Sustainable transport charity Sustrans has been appointed to a panel of urban design experts recommended by the... continue

22 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Grayling opens £400m improvement to A1 in Yorkshire

Grayling opens £400m improvement to A1 in Yorkshire

Patrick McDonnell

Transport secretary Chris Grayling visited... continue

22 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Disabled and low income households most at risk from motor vehicles, says report

Disabled and low income households most at risk from motor vehicles, says report

Patrick McDonnell

Disabled pedestrians and people living in low-income households are much more... continue

22 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Ideas on improving road safety sought by DfT

Ideas on improving road safety sought by DfT

Patrick McDonnell

The Department for Transport is urging the public to take part in a consultation on cycling and walking before the 1 June... continue

15 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Up to ten large contracts in TfGM’s bus franchising model

Up to ten large contracts in TfGM’s bus franchising model

Andrew Forster

Greater Manchester’s bus network could be split... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today News
EEH vents frustration about Oxford-Cambridge road study

EEH vents frustration about Oxford-Cambridge road study

Andrew Forster

The England’s Economic Heartland grouping of... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today News

On-demand minibus trials for Oxford

An on-demand mini-bus sharing scheme is to be launched in Oxford by Go-Ahead subsidiary, the Oxford Bus Company. The service, branded PickMeUp, will cover the city centre and the city’s ‘Eastern Arc’, a major employment area. Passengers will use an app to book a pick-up from... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today News

DfT assesses private sector interest in Heathrow rail links

Rhodri Clark

The DfT is gauging private sector interest in two new rail links to Heathrow Airport, from the west and the south.  The four-mile western rail link would  leave the Great Western main line (GWML) between Langley and Iver and run in tunnel to Heathrow Terminal 5, where it would join up... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today News

Give us infrastructure tariff power – Leicestershire County Council

Leicestershire County Council has called for more parts of England to be given the power to introduce strategic infrastructure tariffs (SITs) to fund cross-boundary transport and other infrastructure. Consultation closed this week on the Government’s proposed planning reforms, which include... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Gondola could replace car trips

Gondola could replace car trips

Andrew Forster

The Lake District National Park Authority is exploring the potential to replace car access... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Borders transport improvement options

Borders transport improvement options

Consultants have identified 21 possible options for improving transport links between South-East Scotland and the Scottish Borders. They will be... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today News

Inverness car club changes

An electric car club in Inverness for the general public has been withdrawn. Sean Cowell, car club development officer for Hitrans, the Highlands and Islands transport partnership, told the board that E-Car Club, owned by Europcar, had withdrawn citing  low demand and was focusing instead on a... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today News

Air pollution options highlighted

Ways to reduce transport-related air pollution are discussed in a new report from the Campaign for Better Transport. Among the policies it advocates are setting emissions conditions in taxis and private hire vehicle licensing;  freight consolidation centres; electric delivery vehicles and... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Police fine Section 19 permit holder for council contract

Police fine Section 19 permit holder for council contract

Rhodri Clark

Police have fined a community transport operator for... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today News

Burnham reforms TfGM committee

Proposed changes to how transport is governed in Greater Manchester could help facilitate bus franchising.   The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has asked its ten constituent district councils to review the functions, size and membership of the Transport for Greater... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today News

Study of Menai road and power crossing

The Welsh Government and National Grid will jointly study the feasibility of constructing a bridge to carry road traffic and power cables over the Menai Strait between Anglesey and the mainland. However, the National Grid is already warning of the challenges of providing a shared crossing and is... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Oxfordshire: a council in the thick of mobility innovation

Oxfordshire: a council in the thick of mobility innovation

Andrew Forster

Electric vehicles, hydrogen vehicles, driverless... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today Features
Oxfordshire: a council in the thick of mobility innovation

Oxfordshire: a council in the thick of mobility innovation

Andrew Forster

Electric vehicles, hydrogen vehicles, driverless... continue

11 May 2018Local Transport Today News

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