Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Competition: winners announced online, 3 December @ 11.00

Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Competition: winners announced online, 3 December @ 11.00

The shortlist of successful entries to the first Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Competition, run by The Trustees in order to celebrate 150 years since the birth of their benefactor William Rees Jeffreys, is now complete. The competition attracted an... continue

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29 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News
Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Competition: schools shortlist announced

Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Competition: schools shortlist announced

Join us online at 11.00 - 11.45 on Friday 3 December to celebrate the winners of both the £5,000 development grants and the £5,000 and £2,000 prizes for schools. Register free here The shortlist for entries to the Rees Jeffreys Road... continue

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30 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News
Union Connectivity Review recommends UK-wide strategic transport network

Union Connectivity Review recommends UK-wide strategic transport network

Mark Moran

The creation of a strategic United Kingdom transport network and... continue

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27 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News
The Union Connectivity Review: final report

The Union Connectivity Review: final report

Grant Shapps

In October 2020, the prime minister asked Sir Peter Hendy to undertake a detailed review of how the quality and availability of... continue

26 Nov 2021Local Transport Today Comment
New homes and buildings to have EV chargepoints by law

New homes and buildings to have EV chargepoints by law

Mark Moran

New homes and buildings in England will be required... continue

22 Nov 2021EVolution News
Eastern leg of HS2 cancelled

Eastern leg of HS2 cancelled

Mark Moran

The Birmingham to Leeds leg of the HS2 high-speed rail line has been scrapped and a... continue

18 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News
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17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News

MPs call for pause on smart motorway roll-out

MPs have called on the Government to pause the roll-out of all-lane running ‘smart motorways’ until five years of safety and economic data is available and safety improvements have been delivered and independently evaluated. The House of Commons Transport Committee says that the DfT and... continue

17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News
17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News

Online toolkit launched to support mobility hubs in Scotland

CoMoUK has launched an online toolkit for transport professionals and communities interested in setting up mobility hubs in Scotland. The shared transport charity has created the free guide with the aim of driving the creation of more sustainable transport options. Mobility hubs, which are... continue

17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News

Cardiff introduces bus gate on north-south artery

Rhodri Clark

Cardiff Council is installing a bus gate at the southern end of Westgate Street, severing a north-south artery across the city centre for general traffic. The work coincides with completion of modifications to east-west Castle Street, at the north end of Westgate Street, to enable the return of... continue

17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News

Drivers favour EV as their next car, survey finds

Peter Plisner

New research has found that 86% of people are willing to make big changes to their lifestyle to tackle climate change. The findings come in a report from transport partnership Midlands Connect which surveyed than 5,000 people across the East and West Midlands. More the one in seven motorists (77%)... continue

17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today News

Six-fold increase in EV chargepoints in British homes

New data reveals the number of homes for sale across Great Britain with an electric car charging point installed on the premises, or in a nearby street, has increased six-fold compared with this time last year. A study by homes portal Rightmove looked at the total number of properties for sale that... continue

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Positive lessons to be learned from Old Bethnal Green neighbourhood scheme

Positive lessons to be learned from Old Bethnal Green neighbourhood scheme

Chris Harrison

Old Bethnal Green Road was choked with more than 8,000 vehicles per day... continue

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17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today Features

Hounslow seeks transport planners

Hounslow Council has launched a recruitment campaign to develop strategies to reduce the London borough’s carbon footprint. This will be lead by Hounslow’s transport planning and road safety team. Key roles will include a principal strategic transport planner, senior transport planner,... continue

17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today People

John Dales

John Dales

Motoring is at war with life on Earth

This was written in Glasgow, on what was ‘Transport Day’ at the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26). From many...

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17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today Comment
Will Bristol become the flashpoint for anti-airport protests?

Will Bristol become the flashpoint for anti-airport protests?

Steve Melia

The big marches at COP26 in Glasgow attracted a wide range... continue

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17 Nov 2021Local Transport Today Comment
Gender on the Agenda: the gap between planners, public transport, public space and the needs and experiences of women

Gender on the Agenda: the gap between planners, public transport, public space and the needs and experiences of women

Juliana O'Rourke

The FIA Foundation has an international reputation for practical environmental research, interventions to improve... continue

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