RAC warns of significant rise in electric charging costs

The cost to charge an electric car on a pay-as-you-go basis at a publicly accessible ‘rapid’ charger has increased by 42% – or 18.75p per kilowatt hour – since May to reach an average of 63.29p per kilowatt hour, new data from RAC Charge Watch indicates. The increase – caused by the soaring costs of wholesale gas […]

Mayor of London introduces free travel for lowest paid transport workers

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that he has asked Transport for London (TfL) to extend free travel on the capital’s public transport for the lowest paid contract workers. In order to do everything he can to support the lowest paid Londoners as the cost of living spirals, Sadiq has asked TfL to […]

New draft Cycling Framework for Scotland

The Scottish Government has launched a 12 week consultation on the new draft Cycling Framework for Scotland. The published document sets out the draft strategic priorities for everyday cycling to 2030 – supporting the Active Travel vision where communities are shaped around people and that walking, wheeling and cycling are the most popular choice for […]

Plans to transform the A12 move closer

Transformative plans to improve the A12 between Chelmsford and Colchester have moved a step closer after the Planning Inspectorate formally accepted National Highways’ proposal to upgrade the 15-mile section. Following that decision on the 12 September a period of Relevant Representation commenced prior to the Planning Inspectorate starting the full 6-month examination period. When this […]

Cheshire East gives green light to new strategies to boost road safety

Cheshire East Council has given the green light to a number of new road speed and safety strategies to provide a safer road environment for everyone. Cheshire East Council’s highways and transport committee yesterday (22 September) approved three key documents – a speed management strategy, a vehicle restraint system strategy, and a skid resistance strategy. […]

3000 up for Brighton’s ‘Move for Change’ challenge

More than 3000 people have now joined an initiative which rewards active and sustainable travel in Brighton & Hove. The ‘Move for Change’ challenge, powered by the BetterPoints app, was launched in February last year and offers rewards and discounts at local businesses for anyone travelling on foot, by bike or by public transport. Since its launch, […]

Final phase of work to begin on new sustainable travel route in Ferndown

The new walking and cycling paths and sustainable travel improvements on Wimborne Road in Ferndown are making good progress, with the final construction phase (from Cobham Road to West Moors Road) due to begin in October 2022. The work, being delivered by Dorset Council and funded through the south east Dorset Transforming Cities Fund (TCF), includes: […]

Shropshire Highways partners transform garden at Barnabas Community Church, Shrewsbury

The Barnabas Community Church’s 360 garden in Shrewsbury has been transformed thanks to Shropshire Council and its highways partners Kier and Multevo. Barnabas Community Church is home to foodbank PLUS, which incorporates a range of essential support services for clients in Shrewsbury. This includes Shrewsbury Food Bank and their unique 360 initiatives where they host […]


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