Help for local authorities in England outside London to manage a range of pressures on their transport networks during times of higher demand or reduced capacity.
News articles about Act TravelWise and sustainable transport initiatives along with published news in the press are published here. Members also regularly submit news items covering initiatives at their organisation.
In September 2019, the government set out how it would launch a revolution in bus services – delivering a better deal for bus users and committing to publishing a National Bus Strategy.
In February 2020, the Prime Minister announced that bus services across the country would be transformed with simpler fares, thousands of new buses, improved routes and higher frequencies.
Work begins on new Sprint bus priority measures on the A45 in Birmingham
Monday 01 March, 2021
Construction work is underway on the congestion busting Sprint bus route designed to deliver improved journey times and more reliable services linking Walsall, Birmingham and Solihull.
Thursday 4 March 2021
E-scooters, buses on demand and Enterprise Car Club vehicles are just some of the innovative transport projects being looked at to reduce personal car use under a two-year trial at the University of Warwick.