Archive by category Public Transport

Nottingham’s Park and Ride sites win safety accolade.

Nottingham’s Park and Ride sites win safety accolade.

Nottingham City Council’s two Park and Ride sites have been awarded a major national safety award Queen’s Drive and Colwick Racecourse P&R which offer over 1500 parking spaces, have both received Park Mark safer parking awards by the Safer Parking Scheme for the tenth consecutive year. This means that both of the City’s park and […]

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Notts County legends Jimmy & Jack receive tram tribute

Notts County legends Jimmy & Jack receive tram tribute

Notts County legends Jimmy Sirrel and Jack Wheeler have become the latest sporting figures linked with the city to have a tram named after them. Sirrel and Wheeler formed one of the most successful management teams in the football club’s history. Amongst their many achievements, the pair guided the Magpies to promotion to the First Division […]

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Electric dreams becoming a reality

Electric dreams becoming a reality

Nottingham City Council’s bid for Government money to help achieve a low carbon, sustainable transport future has been successful. And Nottingham has been chosen to host a visit by Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin MP on Monday 25 January to announce the four national winning OLEV bids. A collaboration between the City Council, […]

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Full steam ahead for Station Street improvements

Full steam ahead for Station Street improvements

A scheme to create a new public space outside Nottingham Station is progressing so well that the first half can be opened to the public before Christmas and the second stage of improvements can start in the New Year. Station Street in Nottingham city centre is currently being transformed from what was a traffic-choked side […]

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Nottingham City Council welcomes breath of fresh air from Defra

Nottingham City Council welcomes breath of fresh air from Defra

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has today announced its plans to help Nottingham City Council improve air quality in the city centre by introducing Clean Air Zones by 2020. The City Council is developing far-reaching measures to tackle city centre air pollution, by targeting the main vehicular causes of pollution whilst […]

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Robin Hood smartcards: making travel cheaper and easier

Robin Hood smartcards: making travel cheaper and easier

 Travelling around Nottingham is about to be made easier and cheaper with the new pay-as-you-go Robin Hood smartcard. Available from Robin Hood Network ticket machines from Monday 14 December, the card will create a hassle-free way of getting around Nottingham on bus or tram – even when using different transport operators. As part of its […]

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City Council welcomes Arriva Rail North Limited as the new Northern Rail Franchise operator

City Council welcomes  Arriva Rail North Limited as the new Northern Rail Franchise operator

Nottingham City Council is looking forward to working with Arriva Rail North Limited following the Department for Transport’s announcement of the successful Northern Rail franchise bidder on 10 December, 2015. The extensive Northern Rail network links Nottingham to Sheffield, Leeds, Manchester, York, Bradford, Preston and Blackpool. City Council Portfolio Holder for Jobs, Growth and Transport, […]

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Transformation of Nottingham’s Broadmarsh area will create 3,000 jobs

Transformation of Nottingham’s Broadmarsh area will create 3,000 jobs

Nottingham City Council is today (Tuesday 1 December) unveiling wide-ranging plans to dramatically transform and regenerate the Broadmarsh area of Nottingham city centre. The proposals are expected to boost the local economy by over £1billion a year, create nearly 3,000 jobs for local people and attract an extra three million people a year to the […]

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Nottingham’s electric buses are a winner at UK Bus Awards

Nottingham’s electric buses are a winner at UK Bus Awards

Nottingham City Council’s electric bus fleet, operated in partnership with Nottingham Community Transport and trentbarton, has won the Environment award at the UK Bus Awards on November 24, 2015. The Council’s fleet of clean and green electric buses was in competition with industry leaders, including Stagecoach, for the award that recognises the importance of the […]

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Totally Transport is a winner for lucky Ng2 workers

Totally Transport is a winner for lucky Ng2 workers

Eleven lucky people who work at the Ng2 business park won great prizes in a special competition that took place on June 25th, 2015. Rail tickets, travel passes, a year’s free membership of the City Car Club and tickets for the Nottingham Playhouse panto were among the goodies presented to the prize-draw winners. The star […]

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