Strong support for more investment in cycling, Bike Life reports show

Strong support for more investment in cycling, Bike Life reports show

Deniz Huseyin

A survey of seven UK cities has revealed that 75% of residents want to see more investment in cycling. Cycling and walking charity Sustrans carried out research in the cities - Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol,... continue

20 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

Budget: more austerity for revenue budgets, historically high capital investment

Lee Baker

An increase in NHS spending implies transport and other departmental revenue spending will face a bigger-than-expected cut of 6.5% over the next five years, according to the respected Institute of Fiscal Studies. The IFS spelt out that non-health day-to-day spending will face a further squeeze... continue

23 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Manchester segregated route hits milestone of one million cycle trips

Manchester segregated route hits milestone of one million cycle trips

Patrick McDonnell

More than one million cycle journeys have been made on the... continue

23 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Budget: Chancellor sees infrastructure role in solving housing crisis

Budget: Chancellor sees infrastructure role in solving housing crisis

Lee Baker

The Chancellor unveiled extra money for transport infrastructure... continue

22 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Budget: Chancellor commits to investment in rail, regions, electric vehicles and air quality

Budget: Chancellor commits to investment in rail, regions, electric vehicles and air quality

Mark Moran

Chancellor Phillip Hammond made investment in both transport infrastructure and in new... continue

22 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
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Budget: Chancellor challenged by Labour to increase investment in the North

Lee Baker

Labour will judge the success of today's Budget on whether it starts "levelling up" investment in the North of England to match spending per head in London. Rebecca Long-Bailey, shadow business secretary, told The Guardian that an emphasis on industrial strategy was right, and the 'northern... continue

22 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Children get free weekend travel on Brighton & Hove Buses until Christmas

Children get free weekend travel on Brighton & Hove Buses until Christmas

For five weekends in the run-up to Christmas Brighton & Hove Buses is offering free bus journeys to up to three children under the age of 16 or Bus ID holders who are accompanied by an adult The bus company hopes the offer will help reduce congestion caused by cars at such a busy time... continue

21 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Transport projects to benefit from £1.7bn Transforming Cities Fund

Transport projects to benefit from £1.7bn Transforming Cities Fund

Deniz Huseyin

A £1.7bn Transforming Cities Fund to improve transport... continue

20 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
20 Nov 2017Local Transport Today Comment

ITS experts call for targeted approach to air quality improvement

Mark Moran

A targeted approach to the worst affected areas will be more effective than chasing an overall reduction in average levels of harmful pollutants, says a group of experts in using intelligent transport systems (ITS) to help improve the environment. The ITS (UK) Smart Environment Interest Group... continue

17 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Older cars are not main cause of poor urban air quality, says RAC Foundation

Older cars are not main cause of poor urban air quality, says RAC Foundation

Mark Moran

Older cars in urban areas not to blame for harmful emissions, claims the... continue

17 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Insurers set out tests to define when a driverless car is truly 'automated'

Insurers set out tests to define when a driverless car is truly 'automated'

Mark Moran

The Association of British Insurers has set out criteria for what drivers... continue

17 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

Study to establish feasibility of electric vehicle charge points in North Wales

Mark Moran

The feasibility of creating a network of electric vehicle charging points in North Wales is being studied. Transport and energy consultancy Cenex has been appointed by Cadwyn Clwyd, a Rural Development Agency and Wrexham County Borough Council (WCBC), to determine how charge points could be rolled... continue

17 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
RAC calls for national vehicle emissions checker website

RAC calls for national vehicle emissions checker website

Mark Moran

Millions of drivers have no easy way of knowing how... continue

17 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
National Infrastructure Commission calls for major investment in transport links between Oxford and Cambridge

National Infrastructure Commission calls for major investment in transport links between Oxford and Cambridge

Mark Moran

Improving local transport connections between Oxford and Cambridge could lead to the creation of both new... continue

17 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Londoners’ views sought on a new safety permit scheme for HGVs

Londoners’ views sought on a new safety permit scheme for HGVs

Mark Moran

A consultation has opened on a new safety permit for goods... continue

16 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
More than 33,000 HGVs checked by London Freight Enforcement Partnership

More than 33,000 HGVs checked by London Freight Enforcement Partnership

Mark Moran

Transport for London (TfL) has marked the two-year anniversary of... continue

16 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Government campaign seeks to inspire next generation of engineers

Government campaign seeks to inspire next generation of engineers

Mark Moran

The Year of Engineering will see government and industry offer... continue

16 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Transport for the North to get new transport spending powers

Transport for the North to get new transport spending powers

Mark Moran

Legislation that will make Transport for the North (TfN)... continue

16 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

Hertfordshire County Council sets out plans to reduce car dependency

Patrick McDonnell

Higher parking charges and a cut in parking spaces are among the proposals in Hertfordshire County Council’s Local Transport Plan (LTP).  The council stressed that increasing road capacity by building new roads would be a “last resort” due to the “financial and... continue

15 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Transport Committee investigates rail infrastructure funding

Transport Committee investigates rail infrastructure funding

Patrick McDonnell

The House of Commons Transport Committee has launched an... continue

14 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

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