Archive by category Transport

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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Report reveals tram project’s £100m economy boost 

The construction project to expand Nottingham’s tram network boosted the local economy by more than £100m, a major independent report published today (July 12) has revealed. And the report’s authors say the way the project helped hundreds of local people to benefit from jobs and training and deliver positive local economic impacts is a model […]

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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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Conference hears how Midlands Connect can unlock growth and jobs

Conference hears how Midlands Connect can unlock growth and jobs

Improving road and rail links across the Midlands could unlock more than £1 billion of extra economic growth a year and create 300,000 new jobs, delegates at a transport conference have heard. The Intermodal conference in Nottingham was told how the Midlands Connect project was developing a region-wide transport strategy to power the Midlands Engine, […]

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Businesses urged to get involved in Ultra Low Emission Vehicle forum

Businesses urged to get involved in Ultra Low Emission Vehicle forum

Nottingham City Council and its partners Nottinghamshire County Council and Derby City Council have been successful in securing part of a £6m fund through central government’s Go Ultra Low City Scheme to become a regional exemplar for the support and use of ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs). There is now an opportunity to attend the […]

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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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Road closures and tram disruption in Nottingham on Saturday 18 June

Road closures and tram disruption in Nottingham on Saturday 18 June

There will be rolling road closures on and around the route of the Aviva Tour of Britain cycling event on Saturday 18 June. Nottingham City Council is asking people on the routes affected to plan their journey, either to arrive at their destination prior to 10.30am, or to wait until after 10.50am, when the cyclists […]

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