Green transport restart and recovery: how we can help

Green transport restart and recovery: how we can help

The Government has plans for a Green Transport Recovery and Restart programme over the coming months. It aims to appoint a national walking and cycling... continue

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DfT offers £280m more to increase capacity of bus, tram and light rail services

DfT offers £280m more to increase capacity of bus, tram and light rail services

Mark Moran

Over £280m of further funding for transport has been announced by the... continue

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24 May 2020Local Transport Today News
Travellers arriving into UK face 14-day quarantine from 8 June

Travellers arriving into UK face 14-day quarantine from 8 June

Mark Moran

The Home Secretary has announced new public health measures... continue

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22 May 2020Local Transport Today News
The active travel restart: planning for post-lockdown

The active travel restart: planning for post-lockdown

Laurence Oakes-Ash

COVID-19 has inflicted an unparalleled shock to the... continue

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22 May 2020Local Transport Today News
Route map for moving Scotland out of lockdown

Route map for moving Scotland out of lockdown

Mark Moran

Lockdown restrictions in Scotland could start being relaxed slightly from 28 May, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed. A... continue

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21 May 2020Parking Review News
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E-bikes: green alternative to car in rural and suburban areas, says study

E-bikes: green alternative to car in rural and suburban areas, says study

A recent study carried out by CREDS researchers (Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions) at the University of Leeds has found that e-bikes should be defined as a strategically important mode of transport within key transport policy initiatives developed in 2020. E-bike use should,... continue

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21 May 2020Local Transport Today News
COVID-19: What have we learnt?

COVID-19: What have we learnt?

Paul Campion

Let us not get confused: the coronavirus pandemic is above all a human tragedy and our... continue

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21 May 2020Parking Review Opinion

Accessibility is about much more than access to work...

Hannah Budnitz

Last month, I wrote about what many practitioners of transport planning and advocates of accessibility have been mulling over: the tidal wave of telecommuting in these turbulent and yet strangely static times, and the potential sustainability and resilience of online access. Scroll down to my... continue

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20 May 2020Local Transport Today News
Social distancing will dramatically change commuting, reports IFS

Social distancing will dramatically change commuting, reports IFS

Mark Moran

Returning to work while maintaining social distancing will... continue

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19 May 2020Local Transport Today News
Cars to be banished from key streets in Square Mile

Cars to be banished from key streets in Square Mile

Mark Moran

The City of London Corporation is banning cars... continue

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19 May 2020Parking Review News
Making streets pedestrian and cyclist friendly in Greenwich, Eltham and Woolwich

Making streets pedestrian and cyclist friendly in Greenwich, Eltham and Woolwich

Mark Moran

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is undertaking a range of temporary measures to... continue

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Socially-prescribed public parks and green spaces: new role for NHS?

Socially-prescribed public parks and green spaces: new role for NHS?

Parks and green spaces should be seen as a tool of healthcare in the same way as medicines and therapies, the Social Market Foundation says. Giving the NHS a role in supporting parks and green spaces would allow doctors to make more use of 'social prescribing'... continue

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18 May 2020Local Transport Today News
London road user charges to be reintroduced

London road user charges to be reintroduced

Mark Moran

Road user charges for people driving into central London will be reintroduced on Monday 18 May under the terms of a £1.6... continue

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15 May 2020Parking Review News
Welsh Government sets out cautious roadmap out of lockdown

Welsh Government sets out cautious roadmap out of lockdown

Mark Moran

The Welsh Government has revealed what it calls a... continue

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15 May 2020Parking Review News
City regions criticise bus fund  for Covid-19 recovery phase

City regions criticise bus fund for Covid-19 recovery phase

Andrew Forster

England’s city regions have criticised the... continue

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15 May 2020Local Transport Today News

Active travel inspectorate for England

The Government is to appoint a national walking and cycling commissioner and inspectorate for England. A long-term active travel budget similar to the five-year budget for Highways England will also be created. Announcing the proposals, transport secretary Grant Shapps also promised “legal... continue

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15 May 2020Local Transport Today News

Give roadspace to active travel, DfT tells councils

The DfT has instructed local authorities in England to consider temporarily re-allocating roadspace to pedestrians and cyclists to help them keep to social distancing guidelines, and to encourage new ‘greener’ travel behaviours in the long-term. In the foreword to new Covid-19 guidance... continue

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Temporary footpaths and cycle lanes to ease Covid-19 pressures

Temporary footpaths and cycle lanes to ease Covid-19 pressures

local authorities across the country are implementing temporary cycle lanes and widened footways to encourage active travel as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions are eased. The actions are endorsed by the DfT, Scottish and Welsh governments. Councils... continue

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15 May 2020Local Transport Today News

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