Road transport

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Japanese backpacker using scooter to travel 3,000km from Melbourne to Cairns
Uni, 23, is determined to complete the trip from south to north on his foot-powered scooter – and regional Australia has welcomed him with open arms

Caitlin Cassidy; translation by Yuji Shimada

01, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Mutiny on the Sydney commute: ‘pirate bus’ hits the road after privatisation leads to axed routes
Ken Wilson, whose crowdfunded service was created in frustration, says public transport needs to be in public hands

Jordyn Beazley, Elias Visontay and Tamsin Rose

01, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Row growing after third historic rail bridge filled in with concrete
National Highways faces third intervention by a local authority over infilling, after burying Congham bridge in Norfolk in tonnes of concrete

Matthew Weaver

25, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Almost one in 10 local bus services axed over last year in Great Britain
Exclusive: Cuts come despite government’s levelling up promise to improve transport connectivity

Michael Goodier and Jedidajah Otte

24, Jan, 2023 @4:36 PM

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UK weather: Heathrow flights cancelled as freezing fog causes travel disruption
Yellow weather warning in place for large area of England after extremely cold temperatures overnight

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

23, Jan, 2023 @12:07 PM

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It’s not just our roads that are full of craters | Brief letters
Brief letters: Crisis in council funding | Online safety bill | Paul Johnson and prejudice | Harry’s gifts from granny | Bread sauce ritual

18, Jan, 2023 @5:42 PM

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UK weather: snow and ice causes travel disruption across Britain
Police respond to multiple collisions on roads in England and Wales, as more freezing weather forecast

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

18, Jan, 2023 @12:10 PM

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UK weather: heavy snow could trigger power cuts as country freezes
Met Office warns of up to 15cm of snow in some areas as public urged not to travel due to treacherous conditions

Jessica Murray

17, Jan, 2023 @4:24 PM

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Public transport is the best route to levelling up Britain | Letter
Letter: Christian Wolmar on the need for Labour to focus on improving bus and tram services, and Mark Anderson on bus fare capping

12, Jan, 2023 @5:47 PM

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Tevva begins first high-volume production of electric lorries in UK
Startup firm making 7.5 tonne truck at Essex facility after receiving European type approval

Jasper Jolly

11, Jan, 2023 @6:01 AM

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‘Entrenched car culture’ leaves millions of Britons in transport poverty
Study finds drivers spending up to a fifth of pre-tax income on running a car as lack of infrastructure deters people from cycling

Peter Walker

09, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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UK weather: drivers warned as Met Office issues ice alert
Scotland, Northern Ireland and most of north of England affected by yellow weather warning

Robyn Vinter and agencies

02, Jan, 2023 @11:59 AM

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