Boardman takes lead role at Active Travel England

Boardman takes lead role at Active Travel England

Deniz Huseyin

The newly formed Active Travel England (ATE) is to be led by Olympic cycling gold medallist Chris Boardman on an unpaid interim basis while the DfT conducts a “full and open competition” for the permanent commissioner role. Boardman will be involved in the recruitment of ATE’s... continue

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My New Year wishes for UK transport

My New Year wishes for UK transport

Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Transport Focus "Passengers will be wishing for clean and reliable buses and trains, value for money fares,... continue

18 Jan 2022Local Transport Today Comment
New thinking on rail appraisal should extend across the modes

New thinking on rail appraisal should extend across the modes

David Metz

WITH BOTH ROAD AND RAIL investment schemes very much in the... continue

18 Jan 2022Local Transport Today Comment
Time to act on pavement misuse

Time to act on pavement misuse

Glenn Lyons

It is deeply worrying to me that the natural habitat of walkers and those on their own... continue

18 Jan 2022Local Transport Today Comment
IPC addresses rise in abusive, violent and criminal behaviour

IPC addresses rise in abusive, violent and criminal behaviour

A dedicated online portal for parking operators to report incidents of verbal or physical abuse of staff or theft and vandalism at any of their car parks has been launched by the International Parking Community (IPC). The new reporting... continue

17 Jan 2022Parking Review News
Oxfordshire consults on local transport and connectivity plan

Oxfordshire consults on local transport and connectivity plan

People who live, work in, or visit Oxfordshire are urged to have their say on a plan to deliver a zero carbon transport network by 2040. Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet approved the draft Local Transport and Connectivity Plan (LTCP)... continue

17 Jan 2022Parking Review News
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Davies given decarbonisation lead at DfT

A new second permanent secretary has been appointed at the DfT. Gareth Davies, currently director-general at the department since May 2019, will provide leadership of a number of high-profile areas across DfT including decarbonising transport. Prior to his current role, Davies was a... continue

17 Jan 2022Local Transport Today News
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APCOA and UPS form logistics partnership

APCOA and UPS form logistics partnership

APCOA Parking and courier services company UPS have launched an international partnership that will see car parks used as micro-logistics hubs in Ireland and... continue

17 Jan 2022Parking Review News
Free taxis used to tackle Covid-19 booster access problems

Free taxis used to tackle Covid-19 booster access problems

Rhodri Clark

An LTT survey has revealed the extent to which... continue

17 Jan 2022Local Transport Today News

Shropshire calls up own fleet of booster buses

Peter Stonham

Shropshire Council has been deploying its own fleet of buses, between school start and finish times, to take people to and from vaccination centres. Cabinet member Simon Jones said last month: “In a large rural county like Shropshire it can be a struggle for some people without transport to... continue

17 Jan 2022Local Transport Today News
CoMoUK launches mobility hub toolkit developed for Scotland

CoMoUK launches mobility hub toolkit developed for Scotland

Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK) has created the free guide with the aim of driving the creation of more sustainable transport options. The Mobility Hubs Toolkit publication is specifically aimed at Scotland. It contains information... continue

17 Jan 2022Parking Review News

British Land rethinks portfolio and embraces hubs

Property company British Land is moving away from its traditional portfolio of shopping centres and office buildings and towards logistics hubs. It plans to buy and convert car parks and empty retail centres into urban distribution hubs for online shopping and same-day grocery deliveries. The short... continue

17 Jan 2022Parking Review News

London’s 24-hour bus lanes to become permanent

Transport for London (TfL) intends to make 24-hour bus lanes permanent after a trial found that extending bus lane hours on the capital’s busiest roads cut journey times and helped reliability. Improvements in bus journey times were particularly noticeable in central and inner London,... continue

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Go-Ahead signs up for ‘hydrogen town’ project

Deniz Huseyin

Go-Ahead has announced plans to launch its first fleet of hydrogen buses in the Gatwick Airport, Crawley and Horley area in West Sussex and Surrey. The transport operator has agreed a 15-year hydrogen supply deal with industrial gas firm Air Products to power a fleet of fuel cell buses. The... continue

17 Jan 2022Local Transport Today News
A day of well earned smiles

A day of well earned smiles

After 18 months of lockdown, the parking sector came together in London on 24 September for the British... continue

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15 Jan 2022Parking Review News
Best New Car Park: Kings Dock, Liverpool

Best New Car Park: Kings Dock, Liverpool

On New Year’s Eve 2017, a blaze tore through the Liverpool Echo Arena car park on the city’s waterfront, destroying almost all of the 1,305 cars... continue

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15 Jan 2022Parking Review Features
Special Projects Award: The Common, Hatfield

Special Projects Award: The Common, Hatfield

A Hertfordshire local authority has celebrated its place in aviation history by creating a town centre car park whose exterior features panels depicting aircraft in the style... continue

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