Intelligent Transport Advisory Board member, Carol Schweiger, discusses the benefits and challenges of implementing new payment technologies in public transport systems, such as mobile fare payment and contactless payment readers, while highlighting the importance of ensuring that these technologies are user-friendly and accessible to all passengers, including those who may…
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With this latest funding addition, the total investment in active travel infrastructure in the Liverpool city region approaches £70 million, solidifying the mayor's commitment to building a comprehensive network of walking and cycling routes.
Liverpool City Region takes a significant step towards achieving a London-style transport network, with the introduction of a fleet of hydrogen buses, signalling a cleaner, more reliable future for public transportation.
For Intelligent Transport's new Mayors' Series, publishing exclusively in our magazine, Tom Tate, Mayor of the City of Gold Coast in Queensland, shares his thoughts on the public transportation system of the fastest-growing city in Australia. With the city facing challenges due to an increasing population and a heavy reliance…
Voi's latest report finds that its shared e-scooters are on track to provide an estimated £37 million boost to the UK high street in 2022, helping support up to 1,400 jobs.
The integration of Elizabeth line services will bring a huge range of extra benefits, including reduced journey times, additional capacity, greater accessibility and better connectivity to job opportunities.
For Cycle to Work Day 2022, Voi is encouraging drivers to replace their cars with more sustainable modes of transport, by offering new e-bike riders with free riding time from 3 August to 14 August 2022.
Adopting a research-based approach, Voi outlines its vision of creating cities made for living by helping reduce car dependency in cities and returning urban spaces to the people who live in them.
With new and improved features, including more durable brakes, a larger front wheel and auto-cancelling indicators, riders across Liverpool, Bristol and Bath can now safely explore the cities using Voi's latest e-scooter model.
Currently available in Bristol, Liverpool and Birmingham, Voi’s service integration with the Lazarillo app will allow blind and visually impaired users to safely and confidently navigate some of the biggest micro-mobility cities in the UK.
In line with the city’s post-pandemic recovery efforts, Liverpool City Region reports significant growth in public transport usage, with passenger numbers now nearing those seen before the first national lockdown in March 2020.
As part of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority's anticipated investment into Prescot Bus Station, proposed measures include improvements to punctuality and accessibility.
Liverpool could see double decker hydrogen buses on its streets in the near future, along with hydrogen refuelling facilities which will be the first of their kind in the North West.
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.
Voi's year-long e-scooter trial in Liverpool is one of more than a dozen Department for Transport-backed pilots taking place across the UK.