Nottingham City Council wins prestigious Ashden Award

Nottingham City Council wins prestigious Ashden Award

Nottingham City Council’s pioneering scheme to transform the city by funding greener transport through a Workplace Parking Levy has jointly won the 2017 Ashden Award for Clean Air in Towns and Cities. Thanks to the scheme, public transport usage in the city has increased by almost five million journeys a year since April 2013 and […]

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New electric buses power Nottingham’s clean air ambitions

New electric buses power Nottingham’s clean air ambitions

Nottingham’s pioneering investment in electric buses reaches a key milestone this week with the official launch of the UK’s first all-electric Park & Ride services. Nottingham’s two bus-based Park & Ride sites – at Nottingham Racecourse and Queens Drive – will see their services turn electric from January following an investment of £3.2million. The 13 […]

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Robin Hood PAYG reaches £1million sales!

Robin Hood PAYG reaches £1million sales!

Nottingham City Council in partnership with Nottingham’s transport operators launched the Robin Hood pay-as-you-go smartcard in December 2015 to make travelling around Nottingham easier and cheaper and has now exceeded the £1million sale mark. Today there are almost 20,000 cards in circulation, providing local people with the flexibility that the Robin Hood card offers. Since […]

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Look out for the new blue green buses

Look out for the new blue green buses

From 31 October 2016, customers using the Centrelink bus service that connects the Victoria and Broadmarsh bus stations will notice a difference. The existing red midi buses will be replaced with longer blue buses as Nottingham Community Transport begin operating this service on behalf of Nottingham City Council. Nottingham Community Transport will be trialling the […]

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£350,000 refurbishment for Victoria Bus Station

£350,000 refurbishment for Victoria Bus Station

The refurbishment of Victoria Bus Station is now complete improving facilities, ticketing and information for all bus travellers. Nottingham City Council used £350,000 of Department for Transport – Better Bus Areas funding to refurbish the bus station to make it a more attractive, comfortable and informative place to catch the bus. The bus station currently […]

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Robin Hood card available for student discount travel

Robin Hood card available for student discount travel

The Robin Hood travel card year pass will be available from 19 September, offering university students great discounts on travel across buses and trams in the city for just £270. The Robin Hood Student year pass gives unlimited travel within the Robin Hood Network Area until 31 July 2017, on NET Trams, Nottingham City Transport, […]

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Nottingham showcase their Go Ultra Low City aspirations

Nottingham showcase their Go Ultra Low City aspirations

Nottingham City Council is set to showcase its Go Ultra Low City aspirations at the UK’s largest Low Carbon Vehicle event on 14-15 September. The City Council will be presenting to industry and Government professionals at the LCV2016 in Millbrook how it is leading the way in supporting the introduction of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles […]

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Finishing touches to result in minor road closures in September

Finishing touches to result in minor road closures in September

Finishing touches are being applied to Station Street and Trent Street, meaning Trent Street will be closed on Sunday 4 September with some temporary traffic management arrangements on Sunday 11 September on Station Street to ensure parking and waiting on these roads can be properly managed in the future. Road markings on these streets need […]

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