Archive by category Public Transport

Nottingham’s innovative WPL helps keep congestion at bay

Nottingham’s innovative WPL helps keep congestion at bay

Government figures show that traffic levels in Nottingham have fallen by almost 40 million car miles over the past 15 years, bucking the trend for most large English cities. The latest Department for Transport statistics reveal that the number of car miles in the city has fallen from 477,523,000 in 2000 to 439,761,000 last year. […]

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City Council and Specsavers share transport vision

City Council and Specsavers share transport vision

A local business has teamed up with Nottingham City Council to promote local sustainable transport by installing a display screen to stream live traffic and transport updates to 350 staff. The team at Specsavers’ Cirrus House on Experian Way has been awarded £8,500 of funding to install a 46” LCD display screen in the reception […]

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Expanded network celebrates first ‘Tramiversary’

Expanded network celebrates first ‘Tramiversary’

Nottingham’s tram network is celebrating the first anniversary of the opening of new lines to Clifton and Toton. Today marks 12 months since the network expanded to stretch 32km across Nottingham, providing 28 additional stops and linking the system to major destinations such as the Queen’s Medical Centre, the University of Nottingham as well as […]

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Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

On Wednesday 3 August, table tennis returns to the city as the 2016 Ping! Festival gets underway at Smithy Row between 11am and 3pm. The festival will last until 4 September. This year’s festival is sponsored by Datto, an innovative technology company and global brand* The Datto Ping! Festival places tables complete with bats and […]

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Nottingham to become the UK’s Green Bus Capital

Nottingham to become the UK’s Green Bus Capital

Over 50 gas-powered buses are heading to the streets of Nottingham after a successful bid for Government funding was confirmed today. Nottingham City Transport in partnership with Nottingham City Council have been awarded funding under the Government’s OLEV Low emission bus scheme, which builds on the funding Nottingham City Council received in January for the […]

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Acclaimed former Nottingham Art School student honoured with final tram name

Acclaimed former Nottingham Art School student honoured with final tram name

The last of Nottingham’s new trams has been named after acclaimed local artist Dame Laura Knight whose childhood home now overlooks a tram stop. The unveiling today (Friday July 15) was attended by members of the Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery and Nottingham City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture, Cllr Dave Trimble. […]

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National Highways & Transport Survey gives public a voice

National Highways & Transport Survey gives public a voice

Local people are being asked for their views on Nottingham’s highways and transport services – from the condition of roads and pavements to the quality of cycling facilities. Their answers will be compared with the views of members of the public from across England and Scotland, thanks to the National Highways and Transport Public Satisfaction […]

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Second taxi rank for station passengers

Second taxi rank for station passengers

A second taxi rank for Nottingham Station passengers is to be introduced from next Monday. Nottingham City Council has been in ongoing discussions with East Midlands Trains and the Nottingham Taxi Drivers Association about how best to meet the needs of people looking for a taxi near the station following the pedestrianisation of Station Street. […]

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Lucky Totally Transport winners at Nottingham Science Park and Nottingham Business Park

Lucky Totally Transport winners at Nottingham Science Park and Nottingham Business Park

Sixteen employees from businesses located on Nottingham Science and Nottingham Business Park have won a range of great transport-related prizes in a competition organised by Nottingham City Council’s Totally Transport project. Transport connectivity is crucial for local business to thrive, as an efficient and mobile workforce ensures the city remains competitive. The Totally Transport project […]

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All roads lead to Nottingham in June for planners of the UK’s transport future

All roads lead to Nottingham in June for planners of the UK’s transport future

June is a very busy month in Nottingham for transport planners, businesses and groups interested in creating greener, more joined up transport services. Three separate events are being hosted by the City Council with partners to show how transport can be planned to take advantage of technological and sustainable innovations, with ideas such as smart […]

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