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Daily travel digest

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Daily travel digest

Published: 21 September 2020
By Chris Haycock



General

The 2020 ITC Annual Lecture In July the ITC was delighted to host our first Digital Annual Lecture, in partnership with the Centre for Transport Studies at UCL. On the topic of how to future proof our transport infrastructure for climate change, guests heard expert lectures from Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh (University of Bath) and Chris Stark (Committee on Climate Change). […] (Transport Wales)

MoD must award Clyde contract Brown calls for urgent clarity on Type 26 Combat Ships. (Transport Scotland)

ITC debates alternative fuels in transport The ITC’s Winter Discussion Evening was held on the 12th February exploring how to scale up alternative fuels in transport. Guests heard from an expert panel including James Lyon (Shell), Professor David Cebon (Cambridge University) and Mike Muldoon (Alstom) and a lively debate followed. For a report on the discussion please click here. (Transport Wales)

Dangerous and illegal use of e-scootersPACTS calls for a restriction on sales PACTS has written to transport minister Rachel Maclean MP, expressing our concerns about the increasing illegal and dangerous use of privately-owned e-scooters and called on the government to restrict sales. We publish our letter and her reply here: PACTS to Rachel MacLean e-scooters 21Aug 2020 reply from Rachel MacLean e-scooters 2Sept2020 We are also surprised and concerned that e-scooter casualties are not recorded in government road casualty statistics – according […] (Transport Wales)

PACTS Submission to the TSC Young and Novice Driver Inquiry The Transport Select Committee published PACTS’ evidence to their inquiry into young and novice driver safety on the 1st of September, 2020. PACTS’ evidence is summarised below. Failure to wear a seat belt is a major but overlooked contributor to the deaths of drivers and passengers – particularly young people. Concerted action is needed and feasible. This would particularly reduce casualties to young people. The catalyst would be to make […] (Transport Wales)


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