Currently, anyone riding an e-scooter in a UK public place could be subject to a £300 fixed-penalty notice and six points on their driving licence.
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The Transport-Technology Research and Innovation Grant (T-TRIG) is available for entrepreneurs and innovators pioneering new ways of creating a better transport system.
Following the UK's goal to be carbon neutral by 2050, Boris Johnson has made £300 million available for the development of greener transport options.
Transport Secretary announces £2.5 million investment in chargepoints in residential streets; the investment will support the UK’s move towards net zero emissions by 2050 and efforts to further improve air quality.
£2 million has been awarded to develop the 'most thorough understanding ever' of Britain's road markings, sections of the National Cycle Network and the country’s footways.
The partnership hopes to create a set of industry recognised standards that will accelerate the safe and successful deployment of automated vehicles, and champion British expertise in this field.
Third annual report on road and rail apprenticeships shows diversity has increased, with the proportion of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) apprentices rising.
The UK government has called on more women to consider engineering careers, highlighting the opportunities provided by major infrastructure projects like HS2.
Transport for the North has announced suppliers who will supply 'smart tools' that aim to deliver ‘London-style’ contactless capped payments on multi-mode, multi-operators across the North of England.
The investment in these projects is a key industrial milestone, and part of wider measures towards a net zero carbon economy.
Jesse Norman, Future of Mobility Minister, has stated that new transport technology must consider older people and those with mobility issues.
Jonny Goldstone, MD and Founder of Green Tomato Cars, tells Intelligent Transport why forcing all PHVs that aren’t black cabs or plug-in hybrids to pay a congestion charge is short-sighted and unfair to operators.
In response to the bus open data consultation, the DfT will create a bus open data digital service to build applications, products and services for passengers.
Using electric cargo bikes to fulfil last-mile deliveries will help reduce congestion, pollution and the number of people who rely on privately-owned vehicles.
Across the UK many will benefit from upgrades to existing cycle routes and improved cycleway connectivity, creating a safe, accessible and traffic-free network.