According to Urban Transport Group's new report, metropolitan transport authorities have an integral role to play in responding to the global climate crisis by reducing emissions from, and increasing resilience of, transport systems.
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The British Government has allocated a further £256 million to support bus and tram services in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the release of the report Automatic for the people?, Rebecca Fuller, Assistant Director at the Urban Transport Group, considers what the future could hold for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) and debates the potential issues that the industry – and public – is likely to face.
The report has identified key areas in which the UK government should focus on in order to ease the transition into an autonomous future.
If we are to improve the effectiveness of our public transport systems we must ensure that people want to use it; a new report suggests that satisfaction is derived from the driver.
The economic, human and environmental costs of inactivity, climate change, air pollution and traffic congestion are huge, however, a new report says increased levels of walking and cycling can help combat all of these.
Theresa May has announced new legislation that says the UK will have ended its global warming contributions by 2050.
Analysis finds many background trends are unfavourable to the bus, but that common factors exist in areas where the bus is bouncing back.
The refreshed Data Hub expands the ability to ‘select, visualise and share’ key transport data, offering insights into passenger satisfaction and station statistics.
This project will take a case-study based approach to show how devolved authorities have made improvements to rail stations.
Transport has a key role to play in helping the UK’s post-industrial towns to thrive – a report by the Urban Transport Group has found.
A new report from the UK's Task and Finish Group on Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licensing has made a number of recommendations for changes in how PHVs and ride-sharing companies are licensed.
In a new report, Urban Transport Group highlights the necessary actions required to ensure cities continue developing and essentially become ‘smart’.
The assessment acknowledges that “cities are the priority for future transport investment” and calls for devolved, long-term funding to give certainty to all cities…