Archive by category Transport

Flexible travelcard set to save commuters up to 30% on the cost of tickets

Flexible travelcard set to save commuters up to 30% on the cost of tickets

Nottingham bus and tram travellers can now bulk-buy individual days of multi-operator travel following today’s launch of the Robin Hood Flexible Days travel card. Ideal for workers who are part-time or work from both home and the workplace, Robin Hood Flexible Days offers travel savings of up to 30%, compared to paying by the day. […]

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Work on electric taxi wireless charging gets underway in a UK first for Nottingham

Work on electric taxi wireless charging gets underway in a UK first for Nottingham

Work is underway in Nottingham on a trailblazing scheme to allow electric taxis to charge up wirelessly while they wait for passengers. The City Council secured £930,000 from the Government’s Office for Zero Emission Vehicles through Innovate UK for the Wireless Charging for Electric Taxis (WiCET) project. This is a UK first involving both London […]

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Over £18m for bus and cycling improvements

Over £18m for bus and cycling improvements

Nottingham City Council has successfully bid for more than £18m of external funding for cycling and bus improvements which will help towards Nottingham’s carbon neutral ambitions. A segregated cycle corridor with improvements for pedestrians along St Ann’s Well Road, along with cycling and walking improvements along Lincoln Street in Basford and at Beechdale Road’s junction […]

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Do your bit for Clean Air Day this Thursday

Do your bit for Clean Air Day this Thursday

Nottingham residents are being urged to take action on Clean Air Day this Thursday (16 June) to help contribute towards improving the quality of the city’s air. The city has been taking great steps over many years to tackle poor air quality, including investing in one of the best public transport systems in the country […]

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First coach services run from ‘fabulous’ new Broad Marsh Bus Station

First coach services run from ‘fabulous’ new Broad Marsh Bus Station

Coach services began running from Nottingham’s new Broad Marsh Bus Station today (June 14). National Express have moved their services from the temporary stops on Station Street which were in place while the new facility was developed, and into the bright, modern facility on Canal Street. The first coach to use the new bus station […]

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What a bright idea! New car park, bus station and Central Library powered by the sun

What a bright idea! New car park, bus station and Central Library powered by the sun

An installation of 720 solar panels on the roof of the new state-of-the-art Broad Marsh Car Park, Bus Station and Central Library is helping to power the building and support Nottingham’s carbon neutral targets. The array of panels and a host of other smart technology mean the building is playing its part in Nottingham’s ambition […]

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City firms urged to take advantage of free 30-day electric van trial

City firms urged to take advantage of free 30-day electric van trial

Businesses are being invited to test-drive a new electric van before taking a fully-funded one-month trial. An event is being held next month in Nottingham where a range of vehicles will be on show for firms of any size, from the public or private sector, to consider for their fleet. Organised by the City Council […]

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All areas of the city to benefit from £18m Levelling Up Fund grant

All areas of the city to benefit from £18m Levelling Up Fund grant

Councillors have approved funding from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund at a meeting of the Executive today (Tuesday 21 December). Nottingham City Council secured £18 million through the fund in October, for a package of measures that will improve the condition of residential streets, encourage more walking and cycling to school, and enable the installation […]

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