New bus gate in Preston city centre set to go live

A new bus gate in Preston city centre is planned to go live, with warnings issued to drivers who use it incorrectly. The section of Corporation Street between Marsh Lane and Heatley Street in Preston city centre, near the university campus, will now give priority to buses in both directions, 24 hours a day. Buses, […]

Public consultation starts on Waterbeach to Cambridge project

Residents are being asked to have their say on the Waterbeach to Cambridge transport scheme, that will support thousands of new homes being built in the new town and provide quick and easy options to avoid travelling on the busy A10. The Greater Cambridge Partnership has today (Monday 20 May) launched a public consultation on […]

Transport safety pilot launched by BCP Council as TSO’s hit the streets

Bus routes and travel interchanges across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole are set to become safer places, with new Transport Safety Officers travelling across key routes on the bus network. Bus routes and travel interchanges across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) are set to become safer places, with new Transport Safety Officers (TSOs) travelling across key […]

New images of planned £100m Liverpool Baltic station revealed

New images of the £100m Liverpool Baltic station scheme have been revealed – showing how the new rail link will look in the heart of one of the city region’s fastest growing areas. The new station is one of four planned by recently re-elected Liverpool City Region Mayor Steve Rotheram, who has committed to completing […]

Consultation to start on Leicestershire LTP

Residents of Leicestershire will soon be asked to share their views on a major transport blueprint for the area, aiming to boost greener travel and improve connectivity across the county. ​The Local Transport Plan (LTP) emphasises the importance of transport in encouraging cleaner, greener and healthier communities. The report will be discussed by Leicestershire County […]

£1 Sunday tickets coming as part of £8.5m bus service improvements

Bus service improvements totalling £8.5m, including a discounted fare scheme for 16-21-year-olds and £1 adult fares on Sunday, are set to be introduced in Lancashire. On Thursday 9 May, the council’s cabinet approved the spending plan for £7.025m Bus Service Improvement Plan Phase 3 funding from the Department for Transport (DfT). It comes after the […]

South Yorkshire Mayor puts public transport at heart of plans

South Yorkshire’s mayor has vowed to make transport his main priority, in his first speech since his re-election. Oliver Coppard said he wanted to integrate buses, Supertram, walking and cycling by 2028, reports the BBC. He is pursuing franchising to bring buses back under public control, with the depots and the fleet owned by the […]

Glasgow’s free public transport scheme still uncertain

Glasgow could soon become the latest European city to offer free public transport to its citizens. The pilot scheme would initially be tested out on 1,000 Glaswegians – but it’s far from coming to fruition as funding has yet to be allocated. The city is set to trial a pilot scheme which could see 1,000 […]

Monmouthshire County Council awarded Transport Grants

Monmouthshire County Council has announced that it has been awarded up to £8.4 million in transport funding across the county to deliver its projects.  The funding includes contributions from the Welsh Goverment’s Active Travel Fund, Local Transport Fund, Resilient Roads Fund, Road Safety Capital & Revenue, 20MPH and Safe Routes in Communities. Through the Welsh […]

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