As was widely expected, Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first Budget had at its heart the need to respond to the significant, if, as he stressed, temporary impact on people and the economy of the current coronavirus outbreak.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has issued guidance on the coronavirus COVID-19, including general precautions for staff in the transport sector and guidance on the assessment and management of arrivals into the UK.
More than half (56%) of small towns in the South West and North East of England are described as already being 'transport deserts' or at risk of becoming one in a new report prepared by Campaign for Better Transport (CBT).
The Traffic Commissioner for the West of England, Kevin Rooney, has drawn attention to a recent case in which the requirement to be compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 was disregarded.
Around 20,000 London bus drivers would receive a retention payment of up to £1600 as part of plans to ensure the capital’s transport network continues to be served by a skilled and highly dedicated workforce, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced.
All New Routemasters will be converted to make the middle and rear doors exit only following a successful pilot that reduced fare evasion without affecting the reliability of the route chosen for the trial.