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Martin Tugwell, current president of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, is in line to become the new chief executive of Transport for the North.
New ‘flexible' rail season tickets for part-time commuters are set offer much lower savings than full-time season tickets, with just a 15% discount, it has been reported.
The aviation minister has refused to confirm that the country is ‘on track’ to restart international travel next month or to confirm that he will seek further financial support for the industry if the planned re-opening does not happen.
Returning to a car-dominated transport network will put climate targets and a ‘fair’ economic recovery at risk, transport campaigners have warned after a survey revealed that cars will continue to be the preferred mode for most journeys.
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’.
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.