The DfT has announced plans to improve accessibility for disabled travellers in the UK, including an audit of train stations and new regulations for bus operators.
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Tyneside councils have been criticised after plans aimed at cleaning up Newcastle’s air have been delayed until July of next year.
The Department for Transport has announced more funding for public transport operators, this time for light rail services in the North and England and the Midlands.
Uber has informed customers that it will continue to be a legal requirement to wear a face covering on its services, despite restrictions around mask-wearing in England ending today.
First Bus has recently announced that its Caledonia depot is to become the UK’s largest Electric Vehicle (EV) charging hub, marking a significant step towards the bus operator’s net zero targets, as well as the UK’s wider ambitions. Andrew Jarvis, Portfolio Managing Director, takes a deeper look at the project.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has confirmed that masks will remain mandatory on all TfL services beyond 19 July, when it will not be a legal requirement to wear a face covering in England.
June 16th marked three months since the publication of the government’s highly anticipated National Bus Strategy. John Dowie, Strategy Director at First Bus, discusses how the strategy has impacted the industry in this short time, as well as what the sector needs long-term to fulfil the strategy.
Debate has been sparked within the transport industry among politicians, local authorities, and unions alike, as face coverings look set to be ditched as a legal requirement in England.
TfL has updated its Tfl Go app to include more accurate crowdedness information for its stations, as Londoners return to the city’s transport network with restrictions easing.
The DfT says it will work with the disability charity to set accessibility standards for EV chargepoints as the UK’s electric mobility sector continues to rise.
Transport for Wales will install the machines at more than 80 per cent of its stations across its network after the high-profile use of one on Christian Eriksen during Euro 2020.
Londoners will be able to enjoy mobile coverage on the city’s Tube network by the end of 2024, but some of the city’s stations will see work begin very soon.