‘a deck stacked from the start’
These buses, which are currently in development, will see additional autonomous technology installed that enables them to run on selected roads.
“The Bill supports our efforts to make public and sustainable transport the preferred travel options.”
The area where the improvements are taking place was once the site of a seasonal camp dating as far back as the Mesolithic period in 6,000 BC.
“World-class charging infrastructure is critical in developing range confidence and encouraging people to make the switch to electric vehicles.”
Any award requires match funding however “applications can cover 70% or 80% of the total project costs depending on location.”
“The concept behind MaaS is to join up multiple different modes of transport and allow users to create their own unique journey from A to B and pay for it with a simple tap on their smart device. “
“The Road Safety Framework Fund for 2019 supports potentially high impact and novel ideas which can help improve road safety”
“The Scottish Government owns HIAL, but the Transport Secretary has been posted missing during these negotiations.”
£670,000 of funding was secured for the project from the European Regional Development Fund in August last year