Sadiq Khan presents strategy for the future of London’s transport

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has set out his ]plans to improve transport in London over the next 25 years, presenting his Transport Strategy to the London Assembly for consideration before final publication in the coming weeks.

LoCity to help judge Sustainable Mobility category, which recognises innovative schemes that help reduce the impact of transport and traffic on the environment.

£3.6 million funding has been offered to 10 projects that will transform rail passenger travel.

The National Grid is looking at plans to install superfast charging points for electric vehicles along motorways that would feed directly off the electricity transmission network, the Financial Times has reported.

The Department for Transport has announced that eight cities will benefit from a £7 million government investment in projects to improve road safety, helping create more bike-friendly areas.

As part of the government’s Clean Bus Technology Fund, bus services across Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire will receive a £2.2 million funding boost to cut emissions and help to improve air quality.

 New online service to help drivers report accidents

Drivers may soon be able to report accidents online, making it quicker and easier, under new proposals by the Department for Transport.

Funding boost for bus industry to improve air quality

Councils across the country will benefit from a £40 million funding boost as part of a government drive to put more low emission buses on the roads.

Road maintenance spending at lowest level in decade

Road maintenance spending by councils is at the lowest level it has been in 10 years, new government figures show.

New fair pay deal for London’s 25,000 bus drivers

The Mayor of London has taken the next step towards fulfilling his manifesto pledge to provide a new fairer deal for London’s 25,000 bus drivers.

Thirteen Tube stations to be made step-free by 2022

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a major boost to the accessibility of the London Underground network by confirming the next 13 Tube stations that will be made step-free by spring 2022.

£60m low carbon infrastructure support in Scotland announced

A £60 million fund to keep Scotland at the forefront of low carbon innovation is now open for applications.

RMT proposes rail summit to help “break deadlock in driver only disputes”

In an attempt to break the deadlock of the driver only train disputes RMT general secretary Mick Cash has written to the transport secretary, proposing a summit with the Department for Transport, the train companies and RMT.

 £200 million funding for England’s roads

An investment of almost £200 million is set to be used to improve the condition of local roads up and down the country.

Highways England to remove miles of roadworks in time for Christmas

Highways England is preparing to lift and complete hundreds of miles of roadworks this week in time for the Christmas getaway.

Shell has signed an agreement with high-powered charging network operator IONITY to offer charge points across ten European countries.

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