The trial area has now been expanded to include Westminster, meaning that e-scooters can be hired and used in a wider area of central and inner London.
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How do we ensure the long-term growth and investment of public transport with a continually stifled approach to finances, especially in recovery from a pandemic? Adam Tyndall, Programme Director for Connectivity at London First, takes up the issue in the case of Transport for London.
Sheffield’s politicians have their eye on a shake-up of the city’s bus network, with new bus shelters and electric vehicles in the planned bid to be submitted.
The UK Government has announced a raft of measures to improve the country’s bus infrastructure, including funding for rural services.
The UK Government has announced funding to help local authorities tackle bad air quality throughout the UK, as well as opening a competition to find the country’s best electric vehicle innovations.
E-bike operator Lime has partnered with passenger bike service Pedal Me to offer free rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination appointments to ensure nobody is left behind in the jab race.
As the UK starts to vaccinate 300,000 people a day, Uber is stepping in to cover £15 worth of rides for those travelling to one of seven mass-vaccination centres in England.
Bolt says it has offered a helping hand to the UK government to make sure Londoners get to their vaccine appointments, with an initial £250,000 worth of rides initially pledged.
Go-Ahead says the new electric fleet demonstrates its backing to the UK Government's "net zero" target, as the operator looks to reduce emissions in Newcastle and Gateshead.
Transport authorities up and down the UK could be in for a cash injection to fund projects that will have "a real impact" .
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.
In this article Transport for the North’s newly appointed Director of Integrated and Smart Travel, Jeremy Acklam, explains more about how the implementation of innovative new technologies could revolutionise travel and transport across the North of England.