Intelligent Transport’s Assistant Editor, Joshua Minchin, considers the impact of the UK fuel crisis on the public perception of public transport and assesses the possibility of the crisis becoming a turning point when it comes to public transport usage.
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Those that have not had at least one dose of the vaccine will not be permitted to use the city’s public transport services, nor enter public buildings under the new policy.
Metrolink drivers will strike over what Unite the union has called a “pitiful” pay rise offer from operator Keolis Amey Metrolink, with industrial action set to disrupt major sporting events.
Irish transport could soon return to full capacity, with plans to be assessed by the Irish cabinet next week. Buses and trains on the island have had restricted capacities to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
A crucial infrastructure bill is reportedly being held up after Democrats and Republicans disagree over mass transit funding – though one Senator claims an agreement is close.
Uber has informed customers that it will continue to be a legal requirement to wear a face covering on its services, despite restrictions around mask-wearing in England ending today.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has confirmed that masks will remain mandatory on all TfL services beyond 19 July, when it will not be a legal requirement to wear a face covering in England.
LA Metro has announced new approaches as it looks to rebuild after COVID-19 and return ridership to pre-pandemic levels, including a newly installed Youth Council.
Debate has been sparked within the transport industry among politicians, local authorities, and unions alike, as face coverings look set to be ditched as a legal requirement in England.
Known primarily for its ride-hailing business, Bolt has now expanded its micromobility offering into more than 100 cities. Intelligent Transport’s Joshua Minchin sat down with Bolt’s Global Director of Rentals Products, Dmitri Pivovarov, to find out how it has achieved so much so quickly.
With the public remaining sceptical on the rollout of e-scooters across the UK, TIER Vice President Fred Jones explains the steps his company is taking to make its vehicles safe for all road users, and with that win over some hearts and minds during London’s e-scooter trial.