Archive by category Transport

Nottingham seals ‘smart’ deal to work with Indian city of Jaipur

Nottingham seals ‘smart’ deal to work with Indian city of Jaipur

Nottingham City Council has signed an historic agreement by video application Skype to support Jaipur to become one of India’s ‘smart’ cities. The Government of India is embarking a £445bn programme to develop 100 cities and towns in the country to become smart cities, which is expected to generate opportunities in terms of deploying state of […]

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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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Proposals for transformation of Nottingham’s Broadmarsh area on display

Proposals for transformation of Nottingham’s Broadmarsh area on display

Nottingham City Council’s wide-ranging plans to dramatically transform and regenerate the Broadmarsh area of Nottingham city centre, which were unveiled last week, are now on display in Lister Gate Square in intu Broadmarsh. The proposals, including four possible designs for the Collin Street public space, will be on display until Tuesday 22 December. The scheme […]

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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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