A road upgrade programme in Belfast, which was to be largely funded by the EU, has been put on hold following the referendum. The upgrade of the York Street interchange, used by 100,000 vehicles every day, was planned to improve air quality and traffic flow, as well as make journey times more reliable. However 40% of the funding for the project, which was scheduled to begin autumn 2017, was to come from the EU, and the FTA has said Transport […]
The FTA has applauded the Mayor of London’s announcement that an extra £17m of funding will awarded to London boroughs to enhance cycle safety.
Fleet operators making deliveries into London will be hit by a steep 17% price increase for entering the Congestion Charge from next month, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed today (28 May).
The European Commission (EC) said the aborted UPS and TNT merger would have increased prices and would not have been challenged enough by other carriers. The regulator officially blocked the merger from taking place on 30 January, claiming it would have restricted competition for express delivery between European countries in 15 nations. It also said that the acquisition would have reduced the number of “significant players” to two in some countries, which it claimed would have “likely harmed customers by […]