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News: December 2011

22 December 2011: Motorcycles to be allowed permanent access to bus lanes

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that following two extensive trials, motorcycles will be able to drive in bus lanes on a permanent basis on the majority of the Capital's Red Routes from 23... Read on »

21 December 2011: TfL publishes annual Festive Travel Guide with free travel for New Year revellers sponsored by Diageo

Transport for London (TfL) has today published its Festive Travel Guide to help Londoners and visitors travelling around the Capital between Christmas and New Year. "For those wishing to br... Read on »

21 December 2011: Rail fares to rise by 5.9% from January

Train fares will rise by an average of 5.9% in January 2012, the Association of Train Operating Companies has said. In his Autumn Statement last month, Chancellor George Osborne capped fare increa... Read on »

21 December 2011: EU set to charge international airlines for carbon emissions

The EU looks likely to impose a system of carbon trading on all passenger flights taking off or landing in member states. Read on »

19 December 2011: BTN Blueprint: How To Plan For The 2012 Olympics' Impact On Business Travel

By Jonathan Green, Partner, 3Sixty Global With an estimated 12 million tickets sold, spectators in Olympic venues and television viewers from across the globe will experience the skill and witness... Read on »

16 December 2011: London prepares for cold weather

The Mayor, Transport for London (TfL), and the boroughs are working together to ensure London keeps moving. "We have made detailed preparations for harsh weather conditions, and have well-r... Read on »

14 December 2011: Wellcome Trust Becomes Environmental Hero

The Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, based in Hinxton, have won an International Green Apple Environment Award in recognition of their environmental project - Promoting a Healthier Lifestyle. The ... Read on »

14 December 2011: 21 local transport schemes get the go-ahead

Communities across England will benefit from £854m worth of investment in 21 local transport schemes, Transport Secretary Justine Greening said today. This is in addition to the 20 schemes,... Read on »

8 December 2011: £90 Million boost for Buses across England

Bus services across England are set to receive £90 million to make them greener, more efficient and easier to use, Transport Minister Norman Baker announced today. The Government believes th... Read on »

1 December 2011: London 2012 travel pinch points revealed

It will be busy at some stations and on some roads but it won't be that bad getting around the capital during the Olympic Games, according to Transport for London (TfL). We've been given more deta... Read on »

1 December 2011: Business welcomes Games transport 'hot spot' information to ensure London is 'open for business' in 2012

Transport for London (TfL) of London has released 2012 Games transport 'hot spot' information and advice, which will enable businesses to finalise their plans and ensure the capital is 'open for bu... Read on »