As the first Oyster-style contactless payment system in England outside of London, Nottingham’s new multi-operator Tap & Go option is available for users of Nottingham City Transport, Nottingham Express Trams and Linkbuses.
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The Nottingham trial will see key workers able to hire an e-scooter at a discounted price of £30 per month, and short term rental paid by the minute available to visitors, students and the wider public.
Midlands leaders are calling for £20 million in Government funding for a region-wide smart ticketing platform.
Wireless charging at taxi ranks could provide an alternative to plugs and chargepoints, meaning multiple taxis can recharge at once, supporting drivers to charge up more easily.
On 13 January 2020, Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Cllr Sally Longford, formally declared a Climate and Ecological Emergency and launched a consultation into the council’s own action plan, which has a key focus on the future of transport in the city.
Nottingham City Council is set to open its own ULEV service centre this summer – believed to be the first in the UK run by a local authority.
Although Nottingham has met its Energy Strategy target, the council is setting itself a more ambitious goal, and will call on residents to assist.
There are now more electric taxis in Nottingham than anywhere outside of London and the council has an ambitious target for 40 per cent of the cab fleet to be ULEV by 2020.
With the Intelligent Transport Conference quickly approaching, we sit down with Andy Gibbons, Head of Public Transport at Nottingham City Council, to discuss his presentation on real-time information systems and what he is looking forward to at the event.
In 2012 the UK’s Nottingham City Council commenced a six year project to convert its whole tendered ‘Linkbus’ fleet to fully electric buses. The Electric Bus Project has been delivered in close partnership with Nottingham Community Transport, following the award of operating tenders. Here, project colleagues Andy Gibbons, Ian Combellack…
Keolis' Hanna Björk and Per-Erik Lund discuss ElectriCity: Gothenburg’s exciting electric bus project, with Nottingham’s heart beating with electric buses. The zero emissions race: the epic industry hurdles ahead is covered by Arriva's Kyle Testo and James Higlett, and UK takes big strides toward clean solutions for bus as digital…
5 August 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Intelligent Transport
Final tests are currently underway on Phase Two of the Nottingham Express Transit (NET) tram extension.
25 April 2012 | By Councillor Jane Urquhart, Portfolio Holder for Planning and Transportation, Nottingham City Council
NET Phase Two is the name for the planned expansion of Nottingham’s tram system, NET Line One, with two new lines to Clifton via Wilford and to Beeston via the QMC and Chilwell, otherwise known as Lines 2 and 3. Background Construction on the new tram lines began in early-2012,…