Ditch the car and transform the school run

16 September 2020

Several transport and environmental charities have come together to appeal to families to transform the school run so that all pupils can get to school via climate-safe, healthy modes of travel.

London bus lane trial up and running

15 September 2020

In August, we reported on proposals by the Mayor of London to extend the hours of bus lanes in the capital (see Mayor proposes 24/7 bus lanes for London’s busiest roads).

DVSA warns that maintenance investigations are changing

10 September 2020

Maintenance Investigation Visit Reports (MIVR), which the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) carries out to ensure operators have the right systems, arrangements and facilities in place to maintain their vehicles, are changing.

Coronavirus, self-isolation and sick pay

9 September 2020

Setting out his action plan to tackle the spread of coronavirus, on 4 March, in the Commons, Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed that emergency legislation would be introduced to ensure that workers will get statutory sick pay (SSP) from the first day off work, not the fourth.

Haulage groups concerned about border readiness

4 September 2020

Eight industry groups, including Logistics UK (formerly the Freight Transport Association (FTA)), have written to Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove raising doubts about preparations for the UK border at the end of the transition period.

Chancellor says the recovery is all about jobs

3 September 2020

The Prime Minister recently said that the way out of the coronavirus crisis was to “Build, build, build”. Now Chancellor Rishi Sunak has made it clear that the Treasury sees the way ahead has being defined by keeping as many people as possible in work.

Important changes to London buses as schools reopen

2 September 2020

Transport for London (TfL) has reminded Londoners of important changes being made to the bus network that will make it easier for children, young people and teachers to travel safely on public transport as schools reopen.