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Road maintenance spending at lowest level in decade

Road maintenance spending by councils is at the lowest level it has been in 10 years, new government figures show.

New fair pay deal for London’s 25,000 bus drivers

The Mayor of London has taken the next step towards fulfilling his manifesto pledge to provide a new fairer deal for London’s 25,000 bus drivers.

Thirteen Tube stations to be made step-free by 2022

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a major boost to the accessibility of the London Underground network by confirming the next 13 Tube stations that will be made step-free by spring 2022.

£60m low carbon infrastructure support in Scotland announced

A £60 million fund to keep Scotland at the forefront of low carbon innovation is now open for applications.

RMT proposes rail summit to help “break deadlock in driver only disputes”

In an attempt to break the deadlock of the driver only train disputes RMT general secretary Mick Cash has written to the transport secretary, proposing a summit with the Department for Transport, the train companies and RMT.

 Features

Accessing the potential within local transport

Transport and travel choices have a huge impact on some of the most significant challenges facing government, says the Campaign for Better Transport

Cycling can revitalise UK towns and cities

Investing in cycling infrastructure and enabling more people to get around by is one of the best ways to revitalise towns and city centres, writes Rachel White, senior policy and political advisor at Sustrans, the walking and cycling charit

The LowCVP has analysed a range of retrofit technologies and devised a Clean Vehicle Retrofit Accreditation Scheme to help transport operators identify effective solutions for lowering emissions

MaaS Scotland is a new organisation dedicated to supporting the growth of Mobility as a Service. Kate Armitage explains how this exciting new technology will revolutionise travel

With research citing that accidents and emissions are reduced on smart motorways, Alex Dalton from Northgate Vehicle Hire examines what the future plans are for this technology