Electric vehicles 'will not solve transport problem'

New report has warned that car use will still need to be curbed even when all vehicles are powered by clean electricity.

Spending Review must ‘save our roads’, says LGA

Funding councils have been forced to cut from road maintenance budgets since 2010 could have paid for the repair of nearly eight million potholes.

The average price of unleaded dropped 3p a litre from 130.67p to 127.62p while diesel reduced by 4.61p from 135.51p to 130.90p

The Scottish Government has confirmed funding of £20.6 million through the Switched on Towns and Cities Challenge Fund and the Local Authority Installation Programme.

The measure to improve road safety could see tyres aged 10 years and older banned from use on buses, coaches, lorries and minibuses

Match bus fare subsidies in north with that of London

Andy Burnham has urged the government to make the same subsidies for northern bus fares as those applied in London.

Funding enables installation of 100 cycle path schemes

Highways England has reached a significant milestone of installing 100 cycle schemes around the country’s busiest roads.

23 per cent of Government Car Service fleet electric

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has revealed that 23 per cent of vehicles on the Government Car Service are electric.

Payment parking machines nearing an end

New national parking data standards will support the development of apps to make parking easier for drivers.

The purpose of the driver conduct process is to ensure lorry, bus and coach drivers are fit to drive large commercial vehicles.

Client Earth has written to the government calling for ministers to direct Highways England to come up with a concrete, time-bound plan as soon as possible.

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.

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