Councils in Newcastle and Gateshead have been planning to introduce a Clean Air Zone (CAZ), in response to a Government legal order, which would have meant non-compliant buses, coaches and HGVs paying £50 per day.
Mainly spread by wild animals in parts of west or central Africa, and first identified in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1970, monkeypox has suddenly appeared in 14 countries with, for the first time, the virus being found in people with no clear connection to the usual countries of origin.
UK public transport technology provider, Passenger, has announced a major new partnership with Transport for Wales (TfW) as it prepares to unveil a new bus app and website for its TrawsCymru long distance bus network.
Tradition dictates that it is the Queen’s Speech although, of course, it is written by the Government, setting out the legislative programme for the parliamentary session ahead, and this year it was read to MPs by the Prince of Wales because of the Queen’s mobility problems.
In total, 51 projects have been awarded a share of £1.95 million in funding from the Department for Transport (DfT) as part of the Government’s Transport Research and Innovation Grant (TRIG) programme, the largest number of projects backed in the programme’s history.