Light rail operators have been granted up to £56 million in government funding to help run services as coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions are lifted.
The Government has agreed a third funding and finance package for Transport for London (TfL) worth around £1.08 billion.
Rachel Maclean, parliamentary under-secretary of state at the Department for Transport, will discuss the future of transport at the Virtual Smart Transport Conference.
The Government and the Mayor of London have agreed to extend the current Transport for London (TfL) funding deal.
Local authorities across England have been granted more than £5 million in Government funding to deliver innovative projects to improve air quality.
The Government has announced an additional £33 million of coronavirus funding to support light rail and tram operators in the Midlands and the north of England.
The DfT will provide cash refunds for all domestic rail and coach tickets that the public may have booked for the previous Christmas travel window.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has put a £3 million support package together to help coach operators provide additional services over the Christmas period.
Transport for London (TfL) is providing 1.5 million face masks and 30,000 bottles of Dettol hand sanitiser to the taxi and private hire industry.
TfL and the Government have reached a funding agreement forecast to be worth £1.8bn to help secure services during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Department for Transport (DfT) is injecting £67.8 million in funding for tram services in the North and the Midlands to help keep services running.
Major UK city transport authorities are urging the Government for more funding and powers to help rebuild after Covid-19.
Innovative transport start-ups with a focus on decarbonisation or Covid-19 recovery can bid for a share of over £1 million in DfT funding.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has boosted its Covid-19 support for bus and tram operators in England by a further £256 million to £700m in total.
AppyWay has put together a guide to help English local authorities navigate the opportunities made available by the Government’s £225 million Emergency Active Travel Fund.
The Welsh government has launched its £15 million plan to create more space for people to travel under social distancing restrictions.
Plymouth City Council has been awarded an ‘indicative’ £249,000 aimed at providing emergency active travel solutions as a result of Covid-19.
The DfT has issued updated guidance to help transport organisations in England understand how to provide safer services as more lockdown measures are lifted.
Webfleet Solutions and Geotab have joined forces to launch a commercial mobility recovery dashboard to chart traffic increases post Covid-19
The Department for Transport has released a further £283 million to urgently increase the number of bus and light rail services to allow people to travel safely.