transport

The Cornerstone Academy Trust partners with Kura for the school run of the future

The Cornerstone Multi-Academy Trust (TCAT) based in Devon is the first MAT to partner with Kura to provide technology-enhanced home to school shared transport services across its primary schools.

TCAT has an international reputation for using digital solutions in the classroom and beyond. Now the Trust is investing to provide parents with a technological solution to the age-old...

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Everything you need to know about Stagecoach bus services throughout the festive holidays

In a bid to keep the wheels turning this Christmas Stagecoach South West have announced extensive timetable information for the festive period seeing you into 2021.

The local bus operator has published service information for the holidays, including timetables for bus services on Christmas Eve through to the New Year, only taking a day off for Christmas Day and New Year's Day....

Stagecoach South West announces major uplift to bus services

Stagecoach South West has announced that, in light of the recent government announcement to relax retail restrictions, from 14th June 2020 they will be introducing a major uplift to their services with some of routes returning to their normal timetables. The bus operator has confirmed changes have been made on board their vehicles to enable social distancing to take while travelling with them...

Devon exploring temporary measures for walkers and cyclists

A series of temporary measures to support social distancing for walkers and cyclists is being explored by Devon County Council.

It follows the Government’s announcement of a £250 million emergency active travel fund – as the first stage of a £2 billion national investment in walking and cycling.

Although Devon County Council is still awaiting details of the funding, it is...

Stagecoach South West partner with local charity to combat loneliness on the bus 

Let’s face the facts, January is tough. Dark days, cold nights and Christmas blues. That’s why Stagecoach South West has partnered with local charity Westbank Community Health and Care to launch a Chatty Bus this January, to get their passengers chatting.

The worrying fact of the matter is that on some days Stagecoach bus drivers can be the only person that a passenger communicates...

Public Bodies and Businesses Talk the Same Langage

Plymouth City Council and Devon County Council strategic transport experts met last week with a group of businesses based at Langage, Plympton to update them on the ongoing and future road and infrastructure schemes around Deep Lane and Sherford and the wider Plymouth area.

The Langage Business Group, led by Matthew Bryant of Kitsons Solicitors, met at the offices of Brewin Dolphin...

CCTV appeal after incident of outraging public decency

A CCTV image of a man British Transport Police officers would like to speak to in connection with an incident of outraging public decency has been released.

Between approximately 8.50pm and 9.13pm on Sunday 11 September, a man touched himself inappropriately on the 8.50pm cross country service from Plymouth to Liskeard.

Officers would like to speak to the man in the CCTV image...

Share your views on Forder Valley transport improvements

Plymouth City Council is inviting people to share their views on proposals to improve the transport network in the Forder Valley area.

Two schemes are being proposed: a new link road between William Prance Road in Derriford and the junction of Forder Valley Road and Novorossiysk Road and improvements to Forder Valley Roundabout.

The north of Plymouth is set grow significantly...

The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation Black Tie Dinner

The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) held their South West Annual Conference 2016 at The Rougemont Hotel sponsored by Amey with 75 delegates and speakers. Speakers from across the region presented at the CPD event and this was followed in the evening with a black-tie awards event with 170 guests from the construction industry with a charity raffle raising £1430....

Help finalise transport improvement plans for Outland Road

Detailed plans for upgrading junctions and improving traffic flow along Outland Road will be on public display this week.

The A386 Outland Road Junction Improvements scheme will reduce congestion along Outland Road, improving journey times for motorists and service reliability for buses on this busy route. It will also improve road safety by upgrading pedestrian crossings and providing...

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