New report into road pricing is urging politicians to handle transport’s political hot potato
Local authorities have many methods available to raise money for infrastructure and services, but political can may disappear when faced with upsetting voters
As the cost of living crisis takes a firmer grip, transport poverty looks set to deepen – especially in rural areas of the UK
Plans and goals are laudable and well intentioned, but who is going to stump up the considerable sums needed?
Out of sight meant out of mind when it came to solving the transport problems experienced by non-urban residents, but the focus is shifting, says Beate Kubitz
Bus passenger numbers have been falling for decades, but not everywhere – and the humble bus still accounts for 58% of all public transport journeys.
Buses are a simple, affordable, proven way of allowing really dense use of city centres, which is economically powerful.
Competitive pitches are tiring out those chasing cash injections to support research, but investors still enthusiastically seek the ‘next big thing’
Andy McDonald, shadow Secretary of State for Transport, reflects on a city that has used development of a modern tram network to replace car dominance
In many instances, councils don't control enough of the component parts to allow a co-ordinated approach, reports Mark Smulian
Guildford’s park-and-ride sites are served by a fleet of nine electric buses, which are popular and full, even in the middle of the day.
An Eco Levy could generate billions for improving public transport – and might even be a surprise weapon for politicians at the ballot box, says Lisa Hopkinson