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Unite has urged the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson to demand that London's bus operators end their silence and agree an Olympic payment for over 20,000 bus workers who are days away from voting on industrial action

The Government announced plans today to crack down on those who drive while under the influence of drugs

New plans to legally oblige Welsh local authorities to provide cycling and walking routes have been described as 'ground-breaking' by transport charity Sustrans today (Wednesday 9 May)

 

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Work to support future improvements to the strategic road network has been given the green light today. Roads Minister Mike Penning announced that development work will start on six major road schemes

 

Tower Hamlets’ primary school children will be safer when they are out and about thanks to a new road safety activity book produced by Ben Jonson Primary School

 

None of the main candidates running for London Mayor has a proper plan to help young Londoners get around or cut the school run's massive contribution to congestion in the city, according to new analysis by transport charity Sustrans

 

More than 300,000 school children will learn to cycle safely, competently and confidently on the road over the next year, thanks to nearly £11m worth of government funding allocated today, Norman Baker has announced

 

Local authorities across England have been given advice on how to tackle the problem of potholes on their roads following the publication of a review commissioned by Local Transport Minister Norman Baker.

 

A series of new regulations governing licences for bus and lorry drivers may come into effect from January 19th 2013

 

London bus workers have overwhelmingly voted to support an industrial action ballot over the failure of London's bus operators to agree an Olympic payment

 

Work on multi-million pound improvements to the White Rose Way in Doncaster can now start, Transport Secretary Justine Greening announced today

 

Measures to boost safety for motorcyclists and lorry and bus drivers have been put forward in Parliament

 

Demand for petrol rose 172% on Thursday amid fears of a fuel tanker drivers' strike, while diesel was up 77%, according to independent retailers' group RMI Petrol

 

UK petrol pump prices are already 1p a litre above last year’s record and diesel nearly 2.5p a litre higher than last May’s peak

 

The Highways Agency has today published its business plan, which sets out how it will operate, maintain and improve the 4,300-mile network of motorways and trunk roads in England in the year ahead

 

The CBI have commented on the announcement by the Unite union that fuel tanker drivers in the oil industry plan to strike over terms and conditions

 

Tanker drivers delivering fuel to petrol pumps across the UK have voted overwhelmingly for strike action in a dispute over safety and growing instability in the fuel industry

 

The prime minister will reveal today (March 19th) that the government is looking at the possibility of permitting private companies to invest in the English road network

 

Campaigners pressing for lower petrol and diesel prices in the UK have launched a final call on the government not to raise costs in this week's Budget

 

FTA is delighted by the Mayor’s decision not to increase parking fines to £200 during the Olympics

 

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