Shoppers and workers may face a parking tax in Wales.
It was suggested during a debate in the Senedd to raise funds for walking and cycling routes but opponents have labelled it a potential disaster for traders and jobs.
The Welsh Government has approved 14 council plans for walking and cycling.
The Active Travel Act (2013) places a legal duty on councils across Wales to map out walking and cycling routes in their communities and then start filling in the gaps by producing a plan for a joined-up network.
Rail services operating between Wales and London could be re-mapped onto a new franchise procured and managed by the Welsh Government, Economy and Transport Secretary Ken Skates has said.
Responding to the UK Government’s consultation on the current Great Western rail franchise, Ken Skates also pressed the need for faster journey times, more services, better access to Heathrow and delivery of UK Government promises on infrastructure investment.
Commuters have been hit by the withdrawal of 27 trains across Wales.
They were pulled out of service because of safety faults on wheels, believed to have been caused by a track issue which Network Rail is investigating and now there are calls for remedial work and repairs or new trains to be running as soon as possible.
A promised vote in the Senedd on the future of the M4 Relief road around Newport will not be binding on the Government, it has been revealed.
The official “black route” over the Gwent levels and Newport Docks is spiralling in cost and AMs were concerned it would bring massive debt onto the books and wanted a vote on whether or not the project goes ahead.
One in five (19%) UK firms say their employees have been involved in an accident while driving for work due to using a handheld phone at the wheel, according to an RAC Business survey.
A year after increased penalties were introduced for using handheld phones at the wheel, the research found 15% of businesses admit their drivers are ‘often involved’ in accidents while using a handheld phone and 5% said it happened ‘on a regular basis’.
Analysis by the Electromobility Platform confirms that it is not the lack of infrastructure but rather the limited availability of electric vehicles that is responsible for low vehicles sales – 1.4% of new car sales in the EU in 2017.
The Electromobility Platform is a partnership uniting organisations from across civil society, industries, and transport modes to promote the shift to all forms of electric transport.
The National Grid has drawn up plans to help tackle the challenges of long distance electric vehicle travel in the UK.
The plans outline the potential for the installation of 50 ultra-rapid charging stations across the country with the potential to recharge at 350kW, enabling a charge in 5 to 12 minutes.
Some of the cheapest new cars you can buy in Britain have just got even less.
Dacia is offering a £2,000 allowance on some models against cars put in for scrappage while stablemate Renault is offering savings and low rate finance deals to buyers.