Archive by category Transport

Nottingham plugged in to electric taxi study

Nottingham City Council has been selected by the government to support a study into delivering ultra-low emission taxis. The £30,000 Energy Saving Trust (EST) feasibility study has been offered to the City Council after its application for funding from the Department for Transport’s £20m electric taxi development fund. This puts Nottingham’s case in pole position […]

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Roadworks start in Castle area

Roadworks start in Castle area

Work to improve the pavements, roads and local environment near the Castlewill start on July 27th and continue until December 9th, 2015. New paving, road surfaces, trees and street furniture will be put in place to improve the appearance of the area and to increase road safety. These improvements are part of a programme of […]

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Ring Road works ramp up to take advantage of reduced summer traffic

Ring Road works ramp up to take advantage of reduced summer traffic

The Ring Road Improvement Scheme has moved into an intensive phase of activity at Crown Island and its junctions with Middleton Boulevard, Wollaton Road and Western Boulevard. The Crown Island works are the latest stage of the £16.2m Ring Road project to reduce congestion and delays and improve journey time reliability on this strategically important […]

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Official – Nottingham is Top City for Carbon Reduction

Official – Nottingham is Top City for Carbon Reduction

Nottingham has the lowest carbon emissions of all of England’s largest cities, according to latest Government figures. The Department for Energy and Climate Change DECC recently released carbon emissions data confirming Nottingham’s continued year on year reduction in carbon emissions since 2005. Overall our carbon emissions total has fallen by 21%. We are now producing […]

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See Tracks? Think Tram! Lessons on the right lines for learning

See Tracks? Think Tram! Lessons on the right lines for learning

Children aged three to 11 from a Nottingham school who have been studying lesson plans created by a Nottingham teacher to help them learn about the coming of the tram were rewarded for their efforts when a tram came calling at a stop just by their school. Pupils from 12 classes at  Welbeck Primary and […]

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