London Mayor says Schools Streets programme has been a success

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has hailed the success of his School Streets programme as he announced that across London there are now more than 500 School Streets in place. Thanks to School Streets and other measures, walking is now the main way 58 per cent of children aged 5-11 in London get to […]

City Council takes to pedal power to help keep Worcester moving

Worcester City Council’s team of civil enforcement officers are now travelling by bike to swiftly resolve issues at traffic and parking hotspots. The move has been introduced as part of the City Council’s environmental sustainability strategy, which aims for Worcester to be carbon neutral by 2030. Officers have been equipped with e-bikes and have received advanced […]

Clean Air Zone interim report provides evidence of impact on air pollution

Birmingham City Council has published an interim report on the impact of the Clean Air Zone providing evidence that the levels of the air pollutant nitrogen dioxide are reducing in the city centre. This is its first report on the impact of the Clean Air Zone, since the launch of the scheme at the beginning of June […]

London cab fares rising 5.5%

Black cabs fares in London are to rise 5.5% in an attempt to reduce the number of drivers giving up the profession and coping with a rise in costs. London’s Evening Standard reports that, from 30 April, minimum fares between 5am and 10pm will increase from £3.20 to £3.80, while travellers to Heathrow will see […]

Wales launches its largest 20mph pilot

Eight new 20 mile per hour zones are being rolled out in communities across Wales to test the process of reducing the country’s default speed limit on residential and busy pedestrian streets from 30 mph. The pilots are part of wider consultation work that the Welsh Government is undertaking to understand public feedback on the […]

ITS (UK) shares reasons why transport technology is a great career

This week the UK’s Intelligent Transport Systems industry association has marked National Careers Week by highlighting a series of examples of why the industry is a great one to work in. On its popular LinkedIn and Twitter pages, it shared a number of “Day in the Life” interviews with a range of people working in […]

RAC introduces new help for EV drivers

The RAC has done a deal with EV chargepoint mapping app Zap-Map, to help electric vehicle drivers who run out of charge. The Zap-Map app is being distributed to the RAC’s 1,600 patrols via all their devices – phones, laptops and in-van terminals – enabling them to locate the nearest available, suitable, publicly accessible charge […]

New course teaches professional drivers what to do after an accident

The transport training company Novadata has launched a new course to give professional drivers more insight into what to do after an accident. Its Certificate of Professional Competence “Actions After an Accident or Breakdown” scheme has been specially devised to promote increased safety for drivers, passengers and other road users following a breakdown or accident […]


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