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Local authorities will be able to offer bespoke Bikeability Family training sessions to help people feel more confident cycling.
The transport watchdog has called on the Government and the rail industry to ‘be straight with passengers’ about the fact that social distancing may not always be possible, despite extra trains, as Britain comes out of lockdown.
The Government has launched a £120m fund to help local transport authorities in England roll out zero-emission buses.
Leighton Buzzard train station has become the first UK transport hub to trial the use of kinetic energy from commuters’ footsteps, under a government-funded local innovation project.
Sunderland will begin an electric scooter rental trial on Wednesday, backed by accident prevention charity RoSPA.
Merseyrail has installed contactless platform validators for electronic ‘smart cards’ at the majority of its stations but the roll-out of flexible ticketing such as pay-as-you go and fare capping in the city region remains ‘a long-term ambition’.
The Scottish Government has announced that ScotRail services will come under its ownership from the expiry of the current franchise next year.
The RMT has said it is set for a nationwide rail dispute with Network Rail in response to the ‘threat of thousands of rail worker redundancies and a 50% cut in rail safety maintenance work'.
The Department for Transport has committed a further £33m of emergency COVID-19 funding to support light rail and tram operators during the pandemic.
After a tragic loss of life at Eden Park station in south east London, Clive Wood, lead regional policy and campaigns manager for Guide Dogs, calls on all transport operators and authorities to act on tactile paving.
Transport Network speaks to Christina Calderato, head of transport planning at Transport for London, about where its recently launched Direct Vision Standard and permit scheme for HGVs fits in with its wider efforts to make the capital’s streets safer.
In the first of a series of case studies, Transport Network looks at Suffolk County Council’s Live Labs project, which has used sensor technology in a quest to develop new SMART approaches across communications, materials, energy and mobility.
The first ever virtual Highways Awards on 28 January was a major success with a record audience, great humour from host Colin Murray and a huge buzz on social media.