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.
National Association of City Transportation Officials to host online webinar to share expertise on building temporary active travel infrastructure.
The Scottish Government funds a new infrastructure programme for pop-up walking and cycling routes or temporary improvements to existing routes.
Dan Jarvis, Mayor of the Sheffield City Region has secured a further £1 million to maintain public transport services in the city region.
While travel of all kinds has massively reduced during the Covid-19 lockdown, some travel for key workers and for freight is essential.
Bus drivers and train conductors are among frontline transport staff now being tested for coronavirus in the West Midlands.
NACTO, which is made up of 83 US city transport authorities, has put together a coronavirus toolkit to collaborate on resilience and response plans.
The Government has launched a package of £1.25 billion to help aid start-ups and research intensive SMEs to remain viable through the coronavirus pandemic.
Mayors around the world are collaborating on a recovery plan from the COVID-19 pandemic as part of a newly launched task force.
Addison Lee is offering reduced rate private car rides to and from all London hospitals with its fleet of 10,000 vehicles to support healthcare workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Google’s latest Community Mobility Report has shown that there has been a 5% increase in the use of public transport in the UK between March 29 and April 5.
Merseyrail has introduced free travel from April 10 for NHS staff across the Liverpool City Region.