MPs consider the future of the Channel Tunnel

22 March 2021

A new report from the European Scrutiny Committee of the House of Commons warns that the current absence of a long-term agreement between France and the UK could impact on the way safety regulations in the Tunnel are governed.

Clinically extremely vulnerable may return to work

18 March 2021

A letter from Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick is being sent to clinically extremely vulnerable people to inform them of a change in guidance (https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus) coming into effect on 1 April.

New bus strategy is most ambitious reform in a generation

15 March 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has introduced a new bus strategy for England which will, he said, see lower, simpler flat fares in towns and cities, turn-up-and-go services on main routes and new flexible services to reconnect communities.

Cambridge centre could allow only zero emission buses by 2025

10 March 2021

A report from the councils involved in the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) proposes that the county council and combined authority should work towards a target of only allowing buses with zero emissions into Cambridge city centre by 2025.

EU prepares the way for Euro 7 emission rules

9 March 2021

Transport operators are used to requirements that vehicles must be Euro VI emission standards compliant in order to enter towns and cities operating clean air zones - (see “London tightens Low Emission Zone standards for trucks, buses and coaches”).

On-bus training for guide dog puppies

8 March 2021

Bus Users, the Guide Dogs charity, and bus operators across England have come together to provide on-board training for guide dogs during the pandemic.