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'A new normal': how coronavirus will transform transport in Britain's cities

The dominance of the car is being seriously challenged for the first time in decades, say experts. Coronavirus offers chance to create fairer UK food supply chainIs this crisis the catalyst for greening the world's airlines? Amid the confusion that followed Boris Johnson's televised announcement easing the lockdown, Will Norman was clear about one thing "the way people move around cities would never be the same again." We are going to have a new normal coming out of this, said London's walking and cycling commissioner

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

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  • Commuters in England report more traffic and busier trainsPassenger numbers high enough to cause anxiety about distancing and face masks
  • 'A new normal': how coronavirus will transform transport in Britain's citiesThe dominance of the car is being seriously challenged for the first time in decades, say experts. Coronavirus offers chance to create fairer UK food supply chainIs this crisis the catalyst for greening the world's airlines? Amid the confusion that followed Boris Johnson's televised announcement easing the lockdown, Will Norman was clear about one thing "the way people move around cities would never be the same again." We are going to have a new normal coming out of this, said London's walking and cycling commissioner

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  • Tube, rail and bus services stepped up for people who have to use public transportTransport for London (TfL) will from Monday 18th May, as previously agreed with the Government before the announcement of the lockdown restrictions being lifted, step up public transport service levels to make journeys as safe as possible for people who have no alternative other than to use public transport as national restrictions on movement are carefully and gradually lifted. The clear advice from the Government and the Mayor is that Londoners should continue to work from home if they can do so. People who cannot work from home are asked to walk or cycle using the existing and extensive n...
  • Government invests £35 million to protect critical freight routesVital freight routes into, out of and around the UK will continue to run smoothly, thanks to a multi-million-pound government scheme to help ensure critical goods, such as food and medical supplies, can move freely. The government has signed agreements with 6 operators to provide up to £35 million to help ensure there is enough freight capacity to prevent disruption to the flow of goods. The decision has been made to protect 16 of the most important routes covering the Channel, the Short Strait, the North Sea and routes between Great Britain and Northern Ireland which were previously a...
  • Magway wins £1.9 million project in government scheme to help polluting industries move away from fossil fuel technologiesSustainable transport company, Magway, has secured £1.9 million in the government’s ‘Driving the Electric Revolution Challenge’ – a project funded by UK Research and Innovation that seeks to make the UK a global leader in the manufacture of core technologies which underpin electrification: Power Electronics, Electric Machines and Drives (PEMD).  Magway’s revolutionary underground e-commerce and freight delivery system is one of 14 winning projects that aim to boost supply chain efficiencies in industries affected by electrification: from aerospace to a...

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  • £35m to protect vital freight routes Crucial freight routes out of, into and around the UK will continue to operate thanks to multi-million-pound government scheme to help ensure critical goods, such as food and medical supplies, can move freely. The government has signed agreements with 6 operators to safeguard freight capacity to...
  • TfL tube and rail services increased Transport for London (TfL) will from May 18th , following discussing with the Government before the announcement of the lockdown restrictions being lifted, increase public transport service levels to make journeys as safe as possible for people who have no alternative other than to use public...

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