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Ministers have promised that the Government's National Disability Strategy will boost inclusivity across the entire transport network but the strategy contains few new commitments.
Hertfordshire County Council has announced ambitions for a new sustainable transport link - the Hertfordshire-Essex Rapid Transit - although the authority admitted it has not decided on what the link will actually be.
Transport for London (TfL) has published a revised budget for 2021/22, which it said closes the gap between costs and depleted income, but will still leave it needing a further Government bailout of half a billion pounds.
Transport for Greater Manchester has announced an £800,000 funding package and interactive web portal to help businesses and employers embed sustainable travel behaviours.
The launch of the Government’s ‘flexible season tickets’ backfired on Monday as it emerged that some users of existing carnet tickets will face price increases and one major rail franchise said passengers could need a second ‘smart’ card to use the product.
The Department for Transport has announced its first shortlist from the Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas scheme, providing £120m to support the roll-out of zero emission buses across England.
The Scottish Government is to provide a further £5.6m for Glasgow Subway and Edinburgh Trams in response to the ongoing financial impacts of the pandemic.
Fifteen fire engines and around 100 firefighters were called to a fire near Elephant and Castle Railway Station on Monday.
Tim Byles CBE, executive chairman and founder of social investment company Cornerstone Assets, says the delayed Transport Decarbonisation Plan is central to ensuring the speedy roll-out of the charging infrastructure needed to persuade the public that electric vehicles are the future.
Disability campaigner Lord Holmes discusses the ongoing e-scooter trials and growing concerns over safety and accessibility on our roads.
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