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The British government recently announced that e-scooter trials would be fast-tracked as part of a 'green restart of local transport,' and has now requested feedback to a set of proposed regulatory changes and plans.
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has announced the launch of the ‘EIT Crisis Response Initiative,’ including a specific call for innovators to develop urban mobility solutions to challenges presented by COVID-19.
In order to safeguard services in the future, the package will also see the reintroduction of fares on buses, the reinstatement of the congestion charge and the temporary suspension of some discount fare options.
Unite made its call following pictures and reports of overcrowded buses in London on the day that more workers were told they could return to work.
UITP Europe has brought together more than 80 CEOs and city representatives to call for the urban public transport sector to be included in the EU’s COVID-19 recovery plan.
Auckland Council’s Emergency Committee has endorsed Auckland Transport's applications to the Innovating Streets for People pilot fund, which looks to develop innovative solutions to make Auckland safer and more sustainable.
A project between two American universities is studying whether shared micromobility services such as e-scooters and bikes can safely and sustainably make up for the transit challenges presented by COVID-19.
The advice sets out that if people cannot work from home, they should first consider alternatives to public transport, but if this is unavoidable they must follow a set of safety recommendations.
A consortium of industry, government and academia has explored the feasibility of creating a UK cyber-security ‘Centre of Excellence’ to better deal with cyber threats in mobility.
In keeping with plans on the national rail network, TfL has stated that it is working to safely and gradually build up service levels to where they were before the pandemic and will return the number of buses and trains running to as close to 100 per cent as soon…
As the coronavirus crisis continues to cause drops in ridership, a group of major public transportation agency leaders in the U.S. have sent a joint letter to U.S. Senate officials requesting further federal aid.
As well as discovering desired changes in methods of travel, the survey also revealed that working from home could increase by 552 per cent after the UK lockdown lifts, prompting huge drops in daily transport ridership across the country.