21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
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21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

DfT secure by design strategy

New guidance on a ‘secure by design’ approach to achieving a secure, resilient and safe transport system has been released by the DfT. The paper is based on research carried out by the Science Advisory Council (SAC). Transport systems must evaluate and adapt to shifts in “external... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News

New biodiversity rules come into force for roads

Deniz Huseyin

Legislation came into force last week that will require major housing, commercial and infrastructure developments - including roads and railways – to improve the biodiversity of sites. The biodiversity net gain (BNG) rules mean developers will be legally required to achieve a 10% net gain in... continue

21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
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21 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
Cars are outgrowing roads

Cars are outgrowing roads

Cars are getting too big for British roads, exceeding the 180cm minimum for on-street parking. New... continue

14 Feb 2024Parking Review News
Cargo bikes can compete with cars, say new studies

Cargo bikes can compete with cars, say new studies

Juliana O'Rourke

Cargo bikes are emerging as "game-changers in urban transportation" according to two recent studies, one from Europe and one from the USA. Both reports study shed light on the transformative... continue

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12 Feb 2024Local Transport Today News
Pavement parking: Government needs to step up

Pavement parking: Government needs to step up

Powers to ban pavement parking need to be extended to all areas across England to save lives and make streets safer, argues a new report published by the Local Government... continue

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12 Feb 2024Parking Review News

SVP completes purchase of APCOA Holdings

Strategic Value Partners (SVP) has completed its acquisition of APCOA Parking Holdings. SVP is a global alternative investment firm with over $18bn in assets under management. SVP has been a minority shareholder in APCOA since 2014. Last October SVP announced that it would acquire shares from... continue

7 Feb 2024Parking Review News
Parisians vote to treble parking fees for SUVs

Parisians vote to treble parking fees for SUVs

Parisians voted for a plan that will triple the price of parking for heavy and large cars such as SUVs in a referendum held on Sunday 4 February. The ‘SUV tariff’ has been... continue

5 Feb 2024Parking Review News
Trimountain Partners invests in Horizon

Trimountain Partners invests in Horizon

The Horizon Parking Group is to accelerate its growth plans after attracting investment from Trimountain Partners and partners including Westbrooke... continue

2 Feb 2024Parking Review News
Capitalising on the green economy

Capitalising on the green economy

Claire Haigh

The UK can be proud of the example it has demonstrated in tackling climate change. The cross-party... continue

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1 Feb 2024EVolution Opinion
Council for Net Zero Transport seeks to accelerate decarbonisation

Council for Net Zero Transport seeks to accelerate decarbonisation

A new Council for Net Zero Transport has been formed with the aim of helping the decarbonisation transition. The council has been convened by Zemo Partnership and will be chaired by Lord Deben, formerly UK environment secretary and chair of the Climate Change... continue

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1 Feb 2024EVolution News
Welsh Government commissions Zemo Partnership

Welsh Government commissions Zemo Partnership

The Zemo Partnership has been commissioned by the Welsh Government to deliver a bespoke strategy for Wales covering heavy and light-duty commercial vehicles. The Welsh Commercial... continue

1 Feb 2024EVolution News
All change for car parks?

All change for car parks?

The emergence of sustainable development policies means that the future of many car park sites is... continue

1 Feb 2024Parking Review Features
MFG to transform hundreds of Morrisons petrol forecourts into EV hubs

MFG to transform hundreds of Morrisons petrol forecourts into EV hubs

Independent forecourt operator Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is to acquire 337 Morrisons petrol forecourts, including fuel, convenience retail kiosk and ancillary services, and more than 400 associated sites, across the UK. Many of these forecourts are set to be... continue

30 Jan 2024EVolution News
Climate Change Committee calls for UK to back COP28 outcomes

Climate Change Committee calls for UK to back COP28 outcomes

The Climate Change Committee (CCC) has called for the UK to support COP28’s global goals to triple renewable capacity and double the annual rate of energy efficiency improvements by 2030. COP28 was the first time there was global... continue

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25 Jan 2024Local Transport Today News

Newcastle Council unveils ‘Blue Green Infrastructure’ plan

Deniz Huseyin

A project to develop ‘Blue Green Infrastructure’ has been approved by Newcastle City Council. This will from the foundations for the city’s Net Zero 2030 Action Plan.  The Newcastle Blue Green City (NBGC) project aims to create a climate change-resilient city centre that... continue

25 Jan 2024Local Transport Today News

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