Liverpool appoints first cycling champion

Liverpool City Council has appointed actor, TV presenter and environmentalist Simon O’Brien to be its first cycling champion.

The government needs a bus strategy, says MPs

A lack of co-ordinated government policy and squeezed funding for local authorities is driving bus use into decline.

The grants will help fund schemes that encourage active and sustainable travel, help promote jobs and growth, improve access to employment, and connect communities.

Design bus services for young people, urges watchdog

Transport Focus has published a new guide to help bus operators and local authorities make travelling by bus a better choice for young people.

Record levels of northern investment in green transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is celebrating record levels of investment in green transport in the north of the country.

Self-driving trucks are being tested for the first time in England on the UK’s biggest road upgrade.

Transport for London (TFL) is inviting people to have their say on proposed changes to streets between Wood Lane and Notting Hill Gate to improve cycling and walking

Labour pledges £1.3bn annually for bus services

Reinstating bus services across the country will provide a lifeline to many people, says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Junk food advertising will be banned on the entire Transport for London (TfL) network from 25 February to help tackle child obesity, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, has said.

The trial will begin during 2019 and will see the bus, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, used autonomously to Level 4 standard

The Government has approved Nottingham City Council’s new plan to tackle air pollution in Nottingham city centre, which doesn't include the introduction of a Clean Air Zone.

London council spends £1.4m fighting Heathrow expansion

Hillingdon Council has spent more than £1.4 million against plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport.

Half of National Cycle Network rated as ‘poor’

The National Cycle Network is so starved of funding that many of its bike paths are in poor condition and are in desperate need of improvements.

£43m proposed for congestion projects in West Midlands

The West Midlands Combined Authority is poised to consider a £43 million investment in ten congestion busting projects.

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced that Local councils in England will get an extra £420m to tackle potholes in the Autumn Budget.

Projects include encouraging use of electric buses in Moray and promoting greener travel options to staff and students at Glasgow Caledonian University.

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