Once the new zero-emission buses are deployed, First Bus will have over 500 electric vehicle buses in operation, driving forward its journey to net zero and supporting hundreds of green jobs across the UK.
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By increasing the total capacity of e-scooter parking by nearly a third, Voi aims to make its e-scooters more convenient and easily accessible for riders across Portsmouth.
The new bike-share scheme will be integrated with Solent Transport’s MaaS app, which encourages commuters to combine active travel and public transport as an alternative to car use.
Solent Transport’s Steve Longman and Chris Hillcoat discuss the work that has been undertaken to develop the UK’s first multi-city Mobility-as-a-Service platform in the Solent region – which includes Portsmouth, Southampton, South Hampshire and the Isle of Wight – and highlight the range of benefits that MaaS can bring to…
The Zero Emission Buses Regional Area scheme has awarded 12 local transport authorities with a portion of £198.3 million to purchase zero-emission buses, which will equate to 943 alternative power buses being rolled-out on England's roads.
As part of the city's approach to building a more sustainable travel network, Portsmouth City Council has extended its e-scooter rental trial, in partnership with Voi, to include Portsmouth International Port.
Solent Transport has appointed Trafi, Unicard and the Behavioural Insights Team to deliver the pioneering UK-first multi-city £2.4 million Mobility-as-a-Service scheme, which will launch later in 2021.
The council is required to implement a Class B charging Clean Air Zone as soon as possible and at the latest by the end of 2021, to bring forward compliance with legal limits for nitrogen dioxide to 2022.
The funding is part of the £1.7 billion Transforming Cities Fund and could be used for a number of purposes, not limited to the improvement of bus, cycle and tram routes.