Transport

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Uber and Arrival team up to produce electric taxis
Startup joins forces with ride-hailing app to produce cars designed for use by Uber drivers

Jasper Jolly

03, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Heathrow: ministers must ‘get a grip’ of customs before 17 May
Airport warns of bottleneck for UK economic recovery as Border Force ‘struggles’ to process passengers

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

29, Apr, 2021 @2:27 PM

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Court overturns ban on HS2 tree felling brought in over fears for rare bat
Judge rules that work on high speed rail link can continue in Buckinghamshire woodland

Diane Taylor

27, Apr, 2021 @12:16 PM

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FirstGroup sells bulk of US transport business in $4bn deal
Transport operator’s shares rise 10% as it announces plans to focus on UK bus and rail

Mark Sweney

23, Apr, 2021 @8:25 AM

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Opponents of LTNs claim they delay emergency services – but look at the facts
One thing is clear: there is virtually no evidence that low-traffic neighbourhood schemes hold up emergency vehicles

Peter Walker

23, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Government promises radar on UK smart motorways to detect stopped vehicles
Safety campaigners say plan does not go far enough and demand hard shoulders be reinstated

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

20, Apr, 2021 @5:47 PM

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Ministers urge Heathrow to dedicate terminal for ‘red list’ arrivals
Calls to separate passengers come amid fears that Covid variants could spread in airport arrivals halls

Aubrey Allegretti and Gwyn Topham

20, Apr, 2021 @1:52 PM

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France’s ban on short flights should be a wake-up call for Britain | Leo Murray
Instead of stopping unnecessary air travel, the UK is considering making it cheaper, says climate campaigner Leo Murray

Leo Murray

13, Apr, 2021 @2:37 PM

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Transport for London retires last heritage service of Routemaster buses
Fall in usage and lack of step-free access on the classic front-engined doubledeckers cited as reasons for permanent withdrawal

Lucy Campbell

13, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Visually impaired users complain after rail websites go greyscale for Prince Philip
Gesture backfires as customers highlight accessibility issues, with one saying UK has ‘completely lost the plot’

Rhi Storer

12, Apr, 2021 @12:44 PM

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The dream ticket: sleeper trains could soon run from London to Europe’s cities
An ambitious plan to take overnight services through the Channel tunnel reflects a growing interest in sustainable travel

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

11, Apr, 2021 @7:26 AM

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People in England told they can ‘start to think’ about summer holidays
Transport secretary pledges to work to drive down costs amid fears only wealthy will be able to travel abroad

Ben Quinn

09, Apr, 2021 @1:14 PM

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