Main works start on the new Belfast Transport Hub

Infrastructure Minister, Nichola Mallon has cut the sod on the new Belfast Transport Hub marking the start of the main works. The project will deliver a modern, ‘world-class’ integrated transport hub to enhance local and international connectivity with bus, coach and rail links across Northern Ireland and beyond.  The facility will also include cycle and […]

CoMoUK says shared transport is ‘underrepresented’ in local authority transport strategies

More could be done to include shared transport in local authority transport strategies, according to Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK). The organisation has said councils could provide people with ‘mobility credits’ for swapping their own car for alternative modes of travel like car clubs or bike hire schemes. CoMoUK said shared transport remains frequently under-represented in […]

TTF offers fully funded annual conference places

The Transport Technology Forum is providing representatives from local authorities fully funded places to its annual conference, including meals and accommodation. The Transport Technology Forum Conference 2022 – We Can Work It Out, sees the return of the annual in-person Conference and will be held at the Marriot Hotel in Liverpool from 17-19 May.  The […]

Strathclyde Public Transport has invested more than £6m in North Lanarkshire over the past five years, according to report

Regional transport body Strathclyde Public Transport has invested more than £6m in North Lanarkshire over the past five years, a new report has revealed. The report, ‘SPT: Delivering for North Lanarkshire’, shows £2.2mof capital funding was awarded to support a range of sustainable transport projects in the area between 2017 and 2021. More than £1.6m of additional […]

Lancashire Police say figures prove Average Speed Cameras improve driver behaviour

Eight routes across Lancashire installed with average speed cameras between March 2017 and August 2018 have been proven to reduce both collisions and casualties – and since the average speed cameras were introduced, speeding offences have reduced by more than half. Lancashire Police say analysis of the impact the average speed cameras have had in […]

NH accused of wasting money on rebrand

The head of the RAC Foundation and a former Director General at the Department for Transport, Steve Gooding, has criticised the “eye-watering” cost of rebranding Highways England to National Highways. The website Construction News has discovered through a Freedom of Information request that the rebrand is set to cost the taxpayer nearly £402,000 in total […]

GM buys back $2 billion stake in driverless subsidiary Cruise

General Motors has bought out SoftBank’s $2.1 billion (£1.6 million) stake in its self driving car startup Cruise. Bloomberg says this means GM now holds 80% ownership, and intends to invest another $1.35 billion in Cruise, which makes up for the amount that SoftBank had planned to invest once Cruise deploys vehicles in a ride-sharing […]

Government urged to “get a grip” on dangerous and illegal e-scooters

The independent Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety is calling on the UK Government to act decisively on the growing problems of unsafe and illegal e-scooter use.  In a new report it points out that 15 people have now died while illegal use of private e-scooters, eleven of them in 2021 alone. Furthermore in a […]

Last chance for free Intertraffic registration

People planning to head to the huge Intertraffic conference in Amsterdam next week are being reminded they only have today to qualify for free registration. The fee is then €40 (£33) for visitors to the four day event at the RAI convention centre. Mobility experts from more than 150 countries will get the chance to […]


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