AppyWay launches £20m funding round

Kerbside management and smart parking firm AppyWay has announced a £20 million Series B funding round to support the growth of the business. AppyWay’s solution “digitises the kerb” and is designed to address issues around parking, ease congestion to create more efficient cities. It is now planning to invest in data capture and improving parking […]

Rural autonomous pod service launched in France

The driverless pod maker Navya is trialling a new service connecting a railway station in the Drome region with a village three miles away. The shuttle, from Crest station to Ecosite du Val de Drome will be the first to run in a rural area on roads open to normal traffic. The shuttle will serve […]

Scots “face wait” for e-scooter trials

There are legal obstacles holding up attempts to trial e-scooters in Scotland, despite them now being legal in certain areas of England. The Scotland on Sunday newspaper reports that a “more lengthy approval process north of the Border” means it is uncertain when Scotland will be able to take part. During the English trials electric […]

Free travel considered to bring people back to Central London

Visitors into the middle of London could get their first journey free in an attempt to stimulate demand for travel in the capital again. ITV reports that The First Ride Free scheme, deemed the public travel equivalent to the Eat Out to Help Out initiative rolled out nationwide during August, is being considered by Transport […]

Drivers admit to speeding during lockdown, survey says

Drivers let standards slip during lockdown with a rise in bad habits when the roads were clear. More than half said they had broken the speed limit, a survey found, while more than 20% said that they had been less assiduous in checking mirrors as often as they should. The survey of 2,003 drivers, carried […]


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