£2 bus fare “a winner” for passengers

A new report says more people are travelling by bus thanks to the £2 fare cap. Independent passenger watchdog Transport Focus spoke to more than 1,000 people to understand the impact of the fare cap and how it was helping passengers with the cost of living. It says more than one in 10 are using the bus […]

Protestors guilty over Dartford Crossing closure

Two protesters have been found guilty of causing the Dartford Crossing to be shut last October after climbing the bridge in a Just Stop Oil protest. Activists Morgan Trowland, 40, of Islington, London, and 34-year-old Marcus Decker, 34, of no fixed address, claimed it was a peaceful protest but were convicted at Basildon Crown Court […]

CAV Forth driverless bus to launch next month

Bus and coach operator Stagecoach has announced that it has successfully registered the bus service that its fleet of five autonomous vehicles will be operating in East Scotland from 15 May 2023.   The project, named CAVForth, is a joint project of Fusion Processing Ltd, Stagecoach, Alexander Dennis, Transport Scotland, Edinburgh Napier University and Bristol Robotics Lab which is […]

New industry and Government forum launched to boost freight decarbonisation and innovation

The Government says measures to help boost the freight sector are moving forward with a new Government-industry forum launched to help the sector decarbonise and ensure its long-term sustainability. Established as part of the Future of Freight plan, the Freight Energy Forum is meeting today (5 April) to bring Government and industry together to support […]

Major improvements set to begin on A1 Wentbridge Viaduct

National Highways has announced a major programme of work on a landmark West Yorkshire viaduct will begin after the Easter Bank Holiday.  It is carrying out waterproofing and resurfacing on the Wentbridge Viaduct, a Grade II listed bridge which carries the A1 over the River Went. The waterproofing under the road surface layer helps to […]


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