Archive by category 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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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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Nottingham achieves 2020 climate change target four years early

Nottingham achieves 2020 climate change target four years early

Recent central government statistics show that Nottingham has smashed its climate change targets four years early. The data shows a 33% reduction in carbon emissions since 2005, beating a target set by Nottingham City Council to reach a 26% reduction by 2020. This puts Nottingham top of all the core cities – the largest cities […]

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Completion of Station Street improvements

Completion of Station Street improvements

Nottingham City Council’s pedestrianisation of Station Street will be completed on time and on budget on Sunday 31 July. The works were carried out to help regenerate the area around the railway station, complementing the £60 million transformation; the new Nottingham Station tram stop, which is now fully integrated with the railway station; and the […]

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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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£750 UP FOR GRABS IN NOTTINGHAM…BUT YOU’LL HAVE TO TRACK IT DOWN- Locals can win £750 in cash – the amount drivers save by switching to an electric car

£750 UP FOR GRABS IN NOTTINGHAM…BUT YOU’LL HAVE TO TRACK IT DOWN- Locals can win £750 in cash – the amount drivers save by switching to an electric car

To celebrate the savings drivers can make by switching to an electric car, Go Ultra Low will be sending a suitcase containing £750 in cash for a spin around Nottingham on Thursday 21 July in a Renault ZOE. The challenge to locals who want to win the money is to guess its final destination. Go […]

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