City transport

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Schemes to boost walking and cycling ‘must take women’s safety into account’
DfT also says bids for new £200m funding pot for England could include plans for better school routes and inclusive street designs

Alexandra Topping and agencies

05, Feb, 2023 @5:29 PM

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Anger at ‘irresponsible’ Christmas sales of e-scooters banned on UK roads
Big-name retailers are marketing the popular mode of transport, despite use of privately owned models being banned in public places

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

03, Dec, 2022 @2:04 PM

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E-scooter safety: Australian states and territories under pressure after spate of fatal crashes
After three riders died in September and injuries rise, doctors are pushing for better helmet compliance and a rethink on regulations

Cait Kelly

22, Oct, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Spat at, abused and run off the road: why do some people hate cyclists so much?
Bike riders have always faced aggression from car drivers. But they now find themselves on the latest front in the culture wars – with anger whipped up by the rightwing press

Helen Pidd

30, Aug, 2022 @4:57 AM

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The big idea: should cars be banned from cities?
Streets have been optimised for one thing: traffic. A kind of ‘urban rewilding’ could return them to the complex social ecosystems they once were

Thalia Verkade and Marco te Brömmelstroet

11, Jul, 2022 @11:30 AM

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More than 100 bus routes in England face cuts and cancellations
Falling passenger numbers, rising costs and the forthcoming end of emergency government funding blamed for services being reduced or terminated

Chaminda Jayanetti

02, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Rome to impose new rules to curb ‘wild west’ e-scooter incidents
Authorities concerned about riders speeding, mounting pavements and abandoning vehicles

Tom Ambrose

25, Jun, 2022 @1:34 PM

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‘I know they’re exciting – but calm down!’ Britain’s love-hate affair with the e-scooter
There are more than 750,000 private e-scooters in the UK, most of them being used illegally. Why have they become so popular – and so disliked?

Sirin Kale

27, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Quarter of bus routes axed in England in last decade
Campaigners say Rishi Sunak gave tax break to car users but has not helped public transport users

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

03, Apr, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Cycling charity launches ambitious plan to boost UK-wide path network
Sustrans wants to link most towns with safe routes accessible for walking as well as bikes and wheelchairs

Laura Laker

16, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Covid-era Americans are using public transit less and having more car crashes
Transport officials are alarmed by a surge in car-related deaths as public transport ridership struggles in the wake of the pandemic

Oliver Milman

04, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Black cabs roar back into favour as app firms put up their prices
Cheap fares from the likes of Uber and Bolt are becoming harder to find, and traditional taxis are cashing in

James Tapper

30, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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