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Government funding boost for Cycle Ambition Cities

Government funding boost for Cycle Ambition Cities

Further funding on its way to improve cycle safety.

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Jobs and housing unlocked by road schemes valued at more than £570 million

Jobs and housing unlocked by road schemes valued at more than £570 million

A1 Leeming to Barton upgrade officially opened and funding for 3 major new road schemes is announced.

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Vital £51 million road improvements on A164 given go ahead

Vital £51 million road improvements on A164 given go ahead

Funding announced for improvements to Jock’s Lodge junction and the A164 road in East Riding.

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Melton Mowbray bypass will help support thousands of jobs and homes

Melton Mowbray bypass will help support thousands of jobs and homes

New bypass will help cut congestion in Melton Mowbray town centre by taking traffic onto the alternative road.

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Upgrades to North Devon link road to boost business

Upgrades to North Devon link road to boost business

Improvements approved for the A361 between South Molton and Bideford.

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Free bus passes for older and disabled people protected for the future

Free bus passes for older and disabled people protected for the future

Government changes legislation to protect free bus travel scheme.

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Pothole fund boosted to repair roads after winter damage

Pothole fund boosted to repair roads after winter damage

A further £100 million is being given to councils to help repair potholes and protect local roads from future severe weather.

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Transport Secretary welcomes next step in £1.7 billion fund to transform local journeys

Transport Secretary welcomes next step in £1.7 billion fund to transform local journeys

Transforming Cities Fund released for local authority bids.

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Multimillion pound government funding boost for cycle safety

Multimillion pound government funding boost for cycle safety

£7 million in funding announced to improve road safety and encourage more people to cycle.

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Congestion busting scheme rolled out to benefit drivers

Congestion busting scheme rolled out to benefit drivers

Lane rental schemes could be adopted by councils nationwide after successful trials in Kent and London.

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Traffic Commissioners call on operators to prioritise the management of compliance

Traffic Commissioners call on operators to prioritise the management of compliance

Regulators’ annual reports highlight the importance of robust systems to achieve and maintain compliance.

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Businesses encouraged to bid for transformative innovation funding

Businesses encouraged to bid for transformative innovation funding

Apply for innovation funding to transform UK transport.

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2018 financial levels confirmed for commercial vehicle operators

2018 financial levels confirmed for commercial vehicle operators

Revised criteria applies to existing haulage, bus and coach operators and new applicants.

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Government invests £350 million improving local roads

Government invests £350 million improving local roads

Funding will bring benefits to local road users around the country and support the development of new housing.

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Government launches urgent review into cycle safety

Government launches urgent review into cycle safety

Review to consider whether a new offence equivalent to causing death by careless or dangerous driving should be introduced for cyclists.

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Government confirms £173.5 million funding to improve transport in Leeds

Government confirms £173.5 million funding to improve transport in Leeds

Leeds to get high frequency ‘busways’, improved park and ride facilities and better stops and signs through funding.

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Government publishes £1.2 billion plan to increase cycling and walking

Government publishes £1.2 billion plan to increase cycling and walking

'Cycling and walking investment strategy’ released.

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Government publishes £1.2 billion plan to increase cycling and walking

Government publishes £1.2 billion plan to increase cycling and walking

'Cycling and walking investment strategy’ released.

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New minibuses to improve rural mobility

New minibuses to improve rural mobility

Community groups across the country have been awarded funding to buy new minibuses.

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One month to go: have your say on 4 May

One month to go: have your say on 4 May

Communities Secretary has urged people across 6 of England’s region’s to make sure they are registered to vote.

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Business rates: help for businesses

Business rates: help for businesses

Measures announced at the Spring Budget 2017 will help companies in England facing the steepest increases in business rates.

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New traffic commissioners appointed in England

New traffic commissioners appointed in England

Tim Blackmore OBE and Simon Evans appointed as new traffic commissioners.

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Business rates revaluation: the facts

Business rates revaluation: the facts

Information on the business rates revaluation which comes into force on 1 April 2017.

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£64 million government funding to encourage more cycling and walking to work

£64 million government funding to encourage more cycling and walking to work

Local transport funding to help people walk or cycle safely to work.

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Incident at Sandilands tram stop Croydon

Incident at Sandilands tram stop   Croydon

Secretary of State for Transport statement.

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Incident at Sandilands tram stop Croydon

Incident at Sandilands tram stop Croydon

Secretary of State for Transport statement.

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Community rail plan for line between Swindon and Westbury to go ahead

Community rail plan for line between Swindon and Westbury to go ahead

Community groups to get more input under new rail plan for TransWilts line.

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New THINK! campaign to improve cyclists’ safety

New THINK! campaign to improve cyclists’ safety

Cyclists urged to hang back from lorries to cut the number of crashes and improve cycling safety.

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£2 million available for community minibuses

£2 million available for community minibuses

Residents, school and community groups to benefit from minibus fund.

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New bus station and car park in £29 million Lincoln investment

New bus station and car park in £29 million Lincoln investment

Government transport funding in Lincoln will create up to 200 jobs and deliver an economic boost worth £9 million a year.

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Government awards £30 million funding for cleaner, greener bus journeys

Government awards £30 million funding for cleaner, greener bus journeys

Thirteen winners receive share of low emission bus fund to add 326 new buses to their fleets.

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Rip off pedicabs to be driven off the road under new proposals

Rip off pedicabs to be driven off the road under new proposals

Rip-off pedicab drivers who charge extortionate fares to take passengers on short journeys are to be driven off the road under government proposals.

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Bus Services Bill to help deliver more regular services for passengers

Bus Services Bill to help deliver more regular services for passengers

New buses bill will give councils new powers to deliver better journeys for passengers, and help cut rush hour congestion.

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Cash for councils to fill almost 1 million potholes

Cash for councils to fill almost 1 million potholes

Government reveals how £250 million Pothole Action Fund will improve local roads and deliver better journeys.

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Transport Minister Robert Goodwill calls for an increase in cycling and walking

Transport Minister Robert Goodwill calls for an increase in cycling and walking

New government strategy launched to encourage travelling by bike or on foot.

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New £5 million school bike training programme to create safe and confident young riders

New £5 million school bike training programme to create safe and confident young riders

Innovative training will help children and parents stay active and cycle safely.

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Transport Minister hands keys to owners of government funded new minibuses during visit to Derbyshire supplier

Transport Minister hands keys to owners of government funded new minibuses during visit to Derbyshire supplier

Andrew Jones sees specially-fitted vehicles being delivered to community transport organisations as part of DfT’s £25 million fund.

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Crossrail to become the Elizabeth line in honour of Her Majesty the Queen

Crossrail to become the Elizabeth line in honour of Her Majesty the Queen

The new railway will be named the Elizabeth line when it opens to passengers through central London in December 2018.

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New highway delivering boost to South Devon economy

New highway delivering boost to South Devon economy

The 3.5 mile South Devon Highway is expected to carry 35,000 vehicles a day once opened to deliver better journeys in the south west.

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New Buses Bill to deliver a better deal for the public

New Buses Bill to deliver a better deal for the public

Reforms are set to make bus travel more passenger-friendly and give councils more freedom to improve services.

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East Riding’s roads get £16.7 million maintenance boost

East Riding’s roads get £16.7 million maintenance boost

DfT funding will support a 5 year programme to improve roads and journeys with A63, A1079 and A161 among roads to benefit in the first year.

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Roll out of smart ticketing will improve bus, rail and tram journeys for millions

Roll out of smart ticketing will improve bus, rail and tram journeys for millions

Transport Minister Andrew Jones welcomes progress as biggest 5 UK bus operators announce contactless travel for all buses by 2022.

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Transport Secretary tours £700 million Victoria tube station upgrade

Transport Secretary tours £700 million Victoria tube station upgrade

Patrick McLoughlin sees scale of improvements that will transform over 2 million journeys a week.

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Transport Secretary unveils major boost for Crewe economy

Transport Secretary unveils major boost for Crewe economy

Patrick McLoughlin opens £26.5 million dual carriageway commemorating local figure David Whitby.

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UK secures EU rule change to make cycling safer

UK secures EU rule change to make cycling safer

The UK has delivered changes to EU law to require all new lorries to be fitted with improved mirrors, ensuring the safety of cyclists.

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