Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates, has announced that £30 million will be allocated to improve public transport networks in Wales, such as metro projects, bus congestion and walking and cycling infrastructure.
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The three-year consultation focused on Highly Automated Road Passenger Services (HARPS) which use self-driving vehicles capable of carrying only passengers or travelling empty with no human driver on board.
The British government recently announced that e-scooter trials would be fast-tracked as part of a 'green restart of local transport,' and has now requested feedback to a set of proposed regulatory changes and plans.
The car-free zones have been designed to allow people to observe social distancing guidelines with ease and to keep pollution levels down in the city centre.
In order to safeguard services in the future, the package will also see the reintroduction of fares on buses, the reinstatement of the congestion charge and the temporary suspension of some discount fare options.
The European Green Capital and Green Leaf Awards have announced that nine cities - Elsinore, Gabrovo, Lappeenranta, Nyborg, Ringkøbing-Skjern, Dijon, Grenoble, Tallinn and Turin - are all candidates to become Europe's most sustainable cities.
In a bid to encourage more active and sustainable travel, Northern Ireland Infrastructure Minister, Nichola Mallon, has put forward new e-bike legislation which will allow their use on public roads.
Unite made its call following pictures and reports of overcrowded buses in London on the day that more workers were told they could return to work.
UITP Europe has brought together more than 80 CEOs and city representatives to call for the urban public transport sector to be included in the EU’s COVID-19 recovery plan.
Auckland Council’s Emergency Committee has endorsed Auckland Transport's applications to the Innovating Streets for People pilot fund, which looks to develop innovative solutions to make Auckland safer and more sustainable.
Council leaders have been urged to put York forward as a zero emission city centre candidate, which would mean only bicycles and electric vehicles are permitted.
The advice sets out that if people cannot work from home, they should first consider alternatives to public transport, but if this is unavoidable they must follow a set of safety recommendations.
As the coronavirus crisis continues to cause drops in ridership, a group of major public transportation agency leaders in the U.S. have sent a joint letter to U.S. Senate officials requesting further federal aid.