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The Welsh Government bringing the Wales and Borders franchise under public control as an Operator of Last Resort (OLR) has attracted a lot of media attention over the past few weeks, with political statements being made for and against such a move. Here, Rhiannon Holtham considers whether this decision can…
Vehicle that can complete at least part of their journey with zero emissions, such as hybrid or plug-in cars, will still be allowed to be sold until 2035 as part of the new ambitious policy.
TfL, along with London Boroughs, hopes that the trial will help it learn more about the fast-growing mode of transport in a bid to implement a more permanent scheme going forward.
The funding will go towards Low Traffic Neighbourhoods as well as School Streets, both of which the government hopes will promote walking and cyclng on a daily basis.
A long-contested bailout has been agreed by the Department of Transport and its minister Grant Schapps MP, which TfL says will keep tubes and buses running until the end of the financial year.
Tees Valley set to host UK’s first hydrogen transport hub, bringing together industry and academia to help create hundreds of green jobs.
Green parking spaces, charge points at supermarkets and tourist sites, and batteries that charge in six minutes could all form part of the Government’s plans to accelerate EV uptake.
Thirty-two per cent of people with vision impairments and 48 per cent of wheelchair users were less willing to go out on their own because of pavement parking, according to research from charity Guide Dogs.
The new unit aims to boost the delivery times of major transport infrastructure projects as new funding is announced.
The call for evidence will look at the Automated Lane Keeping System (ALKS) – an automated system that can take over control of a vehicle at low speeds, keeping it in lane on motorways.
Campaign group Greener Journeys has called on Government to be more positive in its messaging and encourage the responsible use of public transport as a way to prompt wider social, economic and environmental benefits.
Telecom operators have been urged to come forward to develop suitable equipment to safely fix antennas onto overhead line equipment (OLE) in live rail environments.
The new standards, which local authorities will be expected to implement, are designed to improve consistency in the taxi licensing system.