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Daily traffic & travel news

Our daily roundup of traffic and travel news and press releases from official transport sources

Daily traffic & travel news

Published: 21 May 2019
By Chris Haycock



General

Direct Line Launches Seat Belt Report Campaign and Videos On the 20th of May 2019 Direct Line Group have launched their seat belt wearing campaign featuring Love Island star, presenter and influencer Josh Denzel, based on the PACTS report on seat belt wearing in the UK. You can follow the campaign @PACTS and @DirectLine_UK and see the videos below.     (Transport Wales)

ITC debates the future for rail demand The ITC and Arup co-hosted a Winter Discussion Evening in February exploring new research into the drivers of rail passenger demand. Responses were given by experts Neil Micklethwaite and Professor Tony Travers, and a lively discussion was chaired by Professor Peter Jones OBE. To read a summary report of the evening please click here. (Transport Wales)

PACTS launches new report: Seat Belts: The Forgotten Road Safety Priority A report published by PACTS, in association with Direct Line Group, on the 30th of April 2019 reveals the problem of seat belt non-wearing in the UK. Seat Belts: The Forgotten Road Safety Priority shows that despite wearing rates of 98.6% for British car drivers, 27% of those who died in cars on the roads in 2017 were not wearing a seat belt. This amounts to more than 200 deaths; […] (Transport Wales)

Building more inclusive and sustainable communities If we’re serious about achieving net zero every aspect of how we do things is going to have to change. And nowhere ... The post Building more inclusive and sustainable communities appeared first on Greener Journeys. (Transport Wales)

ITC releases major new report on passenger rail demand factors The ITC is delighted to release a major new report exploring wider factors affecting the long-term growth in passenger rail travel since 1995. Cambridge-based researchers Ian Williams and Dr Kaveh Jahanshahi explored the impact of changes in employment structure and residential location on the propensity to travel by rail. The report can be downloaded by […] (Transport Wales)

Airports

TUI Airways Turkish delightsecond weekly flight to Dalaman on sale for next summer Holidaymakers searching for sunshine will now have twice the chance to travel to Dalaman from Aberdeen International Airport. (Aberdeen Airport)

All around the watchtower Helter skelter to be installed on iconic control tower. (Edinburgh Airport)

Million March milestone First ever one million March at Edinburgh Airport. (Edinburgh Airport)

Call point upgrade £425,000 invested in technology advances for PRM call points. (Edinburgh Airport)

Grab takeaway service launched at Aberdeen International Airport Aberdeen International Airport passengers can now pre-order food from airport bars and restaurants to takeaway ahead of their flights. (Aberdeen Airport)


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