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The biggest impact of the Government’s Net Zero Strategy will be from the loss of tax revenues from fossil fuels, particularly as drivers adopt electric vehicles, the Treasury has said.
New government guidance on local transport plans is currently being drafted, which could place a burden on councils to decarbonise or risk losing funding, Transport Network can reveal.
Campaigners have accused the Scottish Government of ‘a brazen attempt to revive the failed policy of bus deregulation’ by ‘coercing’ local authorities into signing up to bus partnership models at the expense of possible public control.
The Unite union has called off a series of strikes by bus drivers in Greater Manchester after operator Stagecoach made an improved pay offer.
Electric transportation firm Bird has announced new ‘smart sidewalk protection' technology which aims to prevent e-scooters and other micromobility devices being used on footways and footpaths.
A £50m plan to transform bus services in Suffolk, providing contactless and multi-operator ticketing and daily fare caps has been backed by county councillors.
Transport Scotland has said it recognises the frustration of communities in the islands off its west coast over disruption to services run by the state-owned operator.
Transport for London has released designs for a new permanent memorial to London's transport workers who have died from coronavirus.
The Government is moving forward with its Great British Railways (GBR) plans setting up a transition team and launching a competition to find its headquarters.
Hojol Uddin, a partner at JMW Solicitors, says the concept behind smart motorways is multifaceted and they are not about to be scrapped.
Emily Yates of the Association of British Commuters asks whether so-called flexible season tickets are a price trap, designed to upsell rail passengers back to season tickets.
Following the launch of the Williams-Shapps plan, Hugo Jamson, creative director at NewTerritory, argues that rail needs rethinking end-to-end if it is to continue as a viable and valued part of our transport infrastructure.
Following her recent appointment as president of Women in Transport, Dominic Browne talks to Jo Field of JFG Communications about her ambitions as president, diversifying the transport sector, and the future of the industry as we recover from the pandemic