transport

Technology & Innovation
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DfT to enable trials of rental e-scooters in several areas around the country.

E-scooter companies, working with local areas, will provide e-scooters on the street for hire, similar to the rental schemes seen in other countries.
Legislation & Regulation
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E-scooters trials a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ – IAM RoadSmart

Plans to bring forward national trials of e-scooters present a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ to make ‘positive changes’ to transport infrastructure, according to a leading road safety charity.
Other
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NASP Update 11 May 2020

Last night (10.5.2020) the Prime Minister briefed us as a nation regarding the next steps in the fight against coronavirus.
Road Safety
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Government to consult on use of e-scooters

Announced on 16 March, transport minister Grant Shapps says emerging technologies are ‘ripping up the rulebook and changing the way…

Government Investment
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Progress on accessibility as campaign launches to improve disabled passengers’ journeys

Campaign launches to improve journeys for disabled people when using public transport Operators urged to sign up to the Inclusive…

Technology & Innovation
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Electric taxis to go wireless thanks to new charging tech trial

Government investing £3.4 million in wireless charging technology trials at taxi ranks in Nottingham New technology could make it more…

Government Investment
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National pothole day aims to fill in the gaps in UK road surface maintenance

New technologies such as vehicle automation and smart infrastructure have huge potential to improve safety and reduce fuel consumption, but…

Government Investment
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Government investing almost £1 million in transport tech start-ups

Competition launched for new round of grants for UK transport technology start-ups Celebrating its 10th round of funding, the Transport-Technology Research…

Road Safety
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£70 fine for parking on the pavement – MPs call for controversial ban

According to the House of Commons’ transport committee, the ban would make life easier for disabled people, schoolchildren and parents…

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