South Yorkshire is to be granted devolved powers for transport in the coming weeks after a deal across the region has now been agreed.
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.
I was convinced that this year would be dominated by c for carbon and the journey towards net zero. However, c for Covid-19 has has prompted a huge amount of change.
Stephen Joseph says decision-makers must take care to ensure the technologies they introduce will contribute to, rather than undermine, policies
Stephen Joseph is keeping a watchful eye on how our politicians will tackle transport issues – and whether they can keep their promises
The top-down approach has failed to drive significant change to reach carbon neutrality.
Legally binding targets have been set for harmful emissions yet authorities are not devoting enough thought to them, says AECOM's Kristina Shanidze
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
Plans to install pedestrian crossings costing just £300 have stalled. The battle to drop beacons and zig-zag lines could be transformative, says Lisa Hopkinson
Decision follows support from Government for alternative emissions reduction plan.
On-demand public transport service in Brazil has removed more 6,500 vehicles from the streets and 64 tons of CO2 emissions.
The Foundation for Integrated Transport (FIT) is inviting bids for a two-year fellowship worth £70,000 to work up radical solutions on transport and climate change.