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Blueprint launched for better taxis in Nottingham

Blueprint launched for better taxis in Nottingham

Modern, safe and customer-focused taxi services for Nottingham are the aim of a new strategy being launched by the City Council. Following millions of pounds of investment, Nottingham’s integrated transport system is among the best in the UK, with award-winning bus and tram services, quality cycle routes and cycle hire, pollution-busting vehicles and major investment […]

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Clifton bus link re-established on Summerwood Lane

Clifton bus link re-established on Summerwood Lane

Nottingham City Council has worked with Nottingham Community Transport to extend a bus service between Clifton and the city centre. After Nottingham City Transport withdrew its Navy 2 bus service from Summerwood Lane and made wider changes to the Clifton Bus network, the council and Nottingham Community Transport worked together to amend the existing L64 […]

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Exciting new BioCity Development almost complete

Exciting new BioCity Development almost complete

  The £30m construction of the new BioCity building is almost complete, with final works and finishing touches taking place throughout the start of 2017. The building, which will host Sygnature Discovery over three of its four floors when construction finishes in March, sees the expansion of BioCity in Nottingham and new space for scientific […]

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New electric buses power Nottingham’s clean air ambitions

New electric buses power Nottingham’s clean air ambitions

Nottingham’s pioneering investment in electric buses reaches a key milestone this week with the official launch of the UK’s first all-electric Park & Ride services. Nottingham’s two bus-based Park & Ride sites – at Nottingham Racecourse and Queens Drive – will see their services turn electric from January following an investment of £3.2million. The 13 […]

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Driving up taxi standards in Nottingham

Driving up taxi standards in Nottingham

A new Driver Improvement Penalty Point Scheme is set to be introduced next April to drive up taxi standards in the Nottingham. The overall aim of the move is to improve driver behaviour, customer service and passenger safety. The scheme, given the go-ahead by the council’s Regulatory and Appeals Committee this week (Tuesday 29 November), […]

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HS2 strategy sees thousands of jobs and £4billion extra for regional economy

HS2 strategy sees thousands of jobs and £4billion extra for regional economy

Around 74,000 jobs could be created and £4billion added to the East Midlands’ economy if a planned HS2 high speed rail line is routed through the region, says a new report on the major project. Phase 2 of the national HS2 high speed rail network plans for a western (Crewe to Manchester) and an eastern […]

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HS2 benefits will come to Nottingham, Government confirms

HS2 benefits will come to Nottingham, Government confirms

The Government’s announcement confirming the local leg of HS2 with a station at Toton has been welcomed by Nottingham City Council. The Department for Transport has today confirmed the eastern leg of its HS2 proposals – the stretch from the West Midlands to Sheffield and Leeds via the East Midlands – will be taken forward […]

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Sign of the times

Sign of the times

This year Nottingham City Council has fitted over one hundred bus stops with real-time electronic displays to give passengers up-to-the-minute information about their bus services. The council has invested £0.8m in the latest phase of a ten-year project to provide blanket coverage of real-time travel information for bus passengers across the city. There are now […]

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