Public transport across the UK to be brought ‘significantly’ closer to the standards of London as part of new Levelling Up agenda

Public transport connectivity across the UK to be “significantly closer to the standards of London” including integrated ticketing and simpler fares, as part of the Government’s new Levelling Up agenda. Today, the Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove will unveil the government’s flagship Levelling Up White Paper. This document will set out a plan to transform […]

No charges over South Yorkshire smart motorway deaths

Police looking into the deaths of three people on smart motorways in South Yorkshire say that they will not be going ahead with any corporate manslaughter charges against National Highways. Nargis Beghum was killed on a stretch of smart motorway on the M1 near Woodall Services, in September 2018 while Jason Mercer and Alexandru Murgeanu […]

Cruise offers driverless car trip so to public in San Francisco

General Motors’ driverless subsidiary Cruise is offering people in San Francisco a chance to ride in a driverless taxi. Residents and visitors can take free rides in its battery-powered fleet–with no human backup drivers. “Ready to go fully driverless?” a form on its website reads. “We can’t wait for you to join the Cruise Rider […]

Motorists “to pay the price” of TfL’s funding hole

Motorists could end up paying to solve Transport for London’s funding crisis, which is expected to reach £1.4bn by 2024-2025. According to documents seen by London’s financial paper City AM, TfL expects to receive up to £300m per year from a series of policies London mayor Sadiq Khan is deciding upon, including the extension of […]


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