London’s cycle hire scheme sees record-breaking 2022

Transport for London has released data on the use of the Santander Cycles hire scheme in 2022, that shows that the scheme experienced another record-breaking year, with 11,506,889 hires. This is 565,625 hires more than were made in 2021, which was also a record-breaking year for the scheme. TfL says Santander Cycles plays a “hugely […]

Scottish Government urged to copy England and cap bus fares

The Scottish Labour party is urging the country’s devolved administration to follow the Westminster government’s lead in England, and cap bus fares to £2. The BBC says it’s pointing to Transport Scotland statistics showing fares in Scotland have increased by 6% in real terms over the last five years, compared with a UK-wide rise of […]

M25-A3 junction work moves to next stage

National Highways teams are starting the next stage in upgrade work on Junction 10 of the M25, as they work on widening the motorway and introducing free-flowing slip roads. Its introducing narrow lanes and a reduced speed limit on the A3 on both sides of the junction, and the M25 as it passes through junction […]

Motorist fined for ignoring variable speed limit

In an example of what can happen when people ignore speed limits on smart motorways, a motorist has been told to pay more than £2,000 and been given points on his driving licence after pleading guilty to ignoring a variable speed limit and travelling twice the speed restriction set on the smart motorway in Northamptonshire. […]


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