Manchester seals bid to become European Capital of Cycling

Manchester City Council has won the bid to become the ACES European Capital of Cycling for 2024. A hugely significant moment for the cycling movement in Manchester, the Council is confident this accolade will act as a springboard for further investment and participation throughout the city. This achievement could not have been possible without the […]

Peninsula Transport seeks views on consultation on its regional transport strategy

Peninsula Transport, the Sub-national Transport Body for Cornwall, Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay is asking for views on its draft transport strategy.   Launching a public consultation today (Monday 11th December 2023) Peninsula Transport Chairman, Councillor Andrea Davis said: “I urge everyone within the South West to get involved and have your say. We need to make […]

Essex DigiGo service extended to March 2026

The Essex County Council on-demand public transport service DigiGo will run until at least March 2026. DigiGo first launched in April 2022 as part of a two-year pilot scheme. This was funded by the Department for Transport’s Rural Mobility Fund. The on-demand service currently operates in parts of Essex. Following the extension, the service will […]

Scottish government issues latest National Transport Strategy delivery plan

The third Delivery Plan for Scotland’s National Transport Strategy has been published, covering what the Scottish Government is doing to improve travel by road, rail, sea, air and pathway and to help more people access transport. It says the plan contains more than 70 actions, including: The Delivery Plan is accompanied by the Report to […]

New pavement parking rules come into effect in Scotland

From today (11 December) three new prohibitions on the parking of vehicles in relation to parking in Scotland come into effect. The provisions set out in the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019 introduced restrictions on parking at dropped footways; parking on pavements and double parking. All local authority areas in Scotland are now able to start […]

Driverless bus service to be human-driven until new year

The driverless bus service across the River Forth north of Edinburgh is to be human-drivenwhile engineers undertake a system upgrade of the self-driving system. Operator Stagecoach has tweeted that it expects autonomous driving to return in the New Year. The AB1 service was launched in May, covering a 14-mile route uses the Forth Road Bridge […]

National Highways announces delay in A12 roadworks completion

The replacement of the carriageway on the A12 in North Essex is going to take longer than first planned, with National Highways saying the scheme will not be finished before next summer. The rebuilding of the road between Marks Tey and Stanway on the outskirts of Colchester has, according to National Highways, faced “unexpected challenges” […]


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