Commuting

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Commuters switching to cars face record UK petrol prices to fill up
As average price of petrol hits 188.7p a litre, rail strike in Great Britain means many people have to drive

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

20, Jun, 2022 @12:18 PM

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Highway crash involving 12 vehicles leads to hours-long Brisbane traffic logjam
Six people taken to hospital are in stable condition as all lanes of the Pacific Motorway closed for up to 25 minutes

Joe Hinchliffe

24, May, 2022 @2:21 AM

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‘Spring of discontent’: wave of strikes looms for Covid-hit railways
Pandemic upended finances, and action over possible job cuts, pay freezes and closures seems likely

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

15, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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London commuters grapple with third day of tube strike disruption
Most London Underground services come to halt again as about 10,000 RMT members go on 24-hour strike

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

03, Mar, 2022 @1:35 PM

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Liberating but limited: road testing Melbourne’s new e-scooter rental scheme
Melbourne has a history of micro-mobility failures. Can the Lime and Neuron e-scooters turn the tide?

James Norman

04, Feb, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Upper Crust owner’s sales fall as Omicron kept commuters away
SSP, which operates fast food chains at railway stations and airports, is ‘well positioned’ for summer

Jasper Jolly

04, Feb, 2022 @12:33 PM

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‘I don’t think it will ever be the same’: commuters slow to return in England
Lifting of working from home Covid guidance leads to gradual awakening in London and Manchester

Gwyn Topham, Maya Wolfe-Robinson and Sarah Butler

24, Jan, 2022 @4:22 PM

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London commuters welcome office return but some say move is No 10 diversion
Workers’ views on opening up vary from ‘it’s time to learn to live with virus’ to ‘old ways are gone’

Amelia Hill

20, Jan, 2022 @12:31 PM

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How the pandemic transformed the world of work in 2021
There were winners and losers as work patterns continued changing, with repercussions for city centres and society as a whole

Joanna Partridge

30, Dec, 2021 @2:04 PM

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Stagecoach and owner of Upper Crust lifted by commuting resurgence
Despite business boost, bus, tram and rail operator and SSP warn of uncertainty because of Omicron

Mark Sweney

08, Dec, 2021 @12:20 PM

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Rail commuting in Great Britain at less than half pre-pandemic level
Number of commuter trips made in mid-October was just 45% of pre-Covid figure, industry says

Sarah Marsh

30, Oct, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Johnson is reshuffling away from culture wars to firm up the commuter belt | Gaby Hinsliff
The prime minister has clearly not forgotten about the vulnerabilities in his coalition of voters, says the Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

16, Sep, 2021 @1:55 PM

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