Posts Tagged ‘transport’

New studies offer signpost for future direction of rural transport

posted by CRC | 2 February 2011 at 1:02 pm | Comments Off | from the category: News

We are publishing six new reports aimed at assisting the provision of rural transport in the challenging economic climate.

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Threat of cuts to school taxis

posted by CRC | 29 September 2010 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | from the category: News

As we get nearer to the Comprehensive Spending Review, fears rise for all sorts of services which are in many ways essential in rural areas.

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Social enterprise route to rural transport solutions

posted by CRC | 23 November 2009 at 1:37 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

A new £1 million initiative with support from the Department for Transport, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and the CRC provides help for community transport organisations in rural areas.

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Showcasing integrated rural transport

posted by CRC | 27 October 2009 at 8:59 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Together with Lincolnshire County Council we’re launching a short film highlighting how transport schemes can be integrated and sustainable in rural areas.

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Press Release – ‘Integrated rural transport showcased’

posted by CRC | 22 October 2009 at 11:01 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Press release to accompany the launch of ‘Transport in Rural Areas Good Practice’ film.

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CRC 108 – Transport in Rural Areas Good Practice – film

posted by CRC | 22 October 2009 at 9:59 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

This short film demonstrates how transport schemes can be integrated and sustainable in rural areas.

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New best practice case studies for rural accessibility planning

posted by CRC | 6 October 2009 at 3:18 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Our new research report and case studies show the diverse ways accessibility planning is able to deliver a range of innovative ways to help improve access to a range of services for rural areas.

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Rural Accessibility Best Practice Case Studies

posted by CRC | 6 October 2009 at 2:36 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

This short report and 10 best practice case studies show how accessibility planning is able to deliver a range of innovative ways to help improve access to a range of services for rural areas.

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Re-opening rural areas to rail – “Connecting Communities”

posted by CRC | 17 June 2009 at 1:53 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

ATOC’s new report “Connecting Communities” looks at the viability of re-opening rail links to towns that lost their rail services in the 1960s. Most are small towns that have grown and where a rail link could substantially reduce traffic on major roads.

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How flexible taxi services can help connect rural communities

posted by CRC | 12 June 2009 at 12:36 pm | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, is visiting Cumbria with the Commission for Integrated Transport (CfIT) to find out more about the Rural Wheels initiative, a shared taxi scheme that provides subsidised travel for rural communities.CfIT will be launching a campaign supporting their report calling for Government to announce and fund a large-scale shared taxi project, ‘TaxiPlus’. “Rural bus provision has declined steadily over the past twenty years….

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Press Release – ‘How flexible taxi services can help connect rural communities’

posted by CRC | 10 June 2009 at 9:27 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Press release to accompany a visit to Cumbria marking the launch of a campaign by CfIT calling for Government to announce and fund a large-scale shared taxi project ‘TaxiPlus’.

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Rural Advocate Visit: Integrated Transport

posted by CRC | 19 May 2009 at 12:38 pm | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, will be visiting Cumbria to investigate integrated transport.

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Rural Advocate Visit to Lincolnshire: Summary of the visit looking at rural transport provision

posted by CRC | 22 April 2009 at 3:15 am | Comments Off | from the category: News

Summary of the visit by Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, to Lincolnshire, to examine rural transport provision.

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Rural Transport Needs New Solutions – House Magazine article

posted by CRC | 17 March 2009 at 10:35 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Article in the March issue of House Magazine about the issues surrounding public transport in rural areas.

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Rural Advocate visits Lincolnshire to learn from transport schemes tackling rural isolation

posted by CRC | 24 February 2009 at 10:25 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, is visiting Lincolnshire today to find out more about transport schemes working to tackle rural isolation.

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Press Release – ‘Rural Advocate visits Lincolnshire transport schemes tackling rural isolation’

posted by CRC | 23 February 2009 at 12:51 pm | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Press release to accompany the visit by Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, to Lincolnshire to visit transport schemes working to tackle rural isolation.

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What’s the future for rural transport?

posted by CRC | 17 February 2009 at 2:46 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Nicola Lloyd, our Director of Analysis, has written about what the future might hold for rural transport in the latest issue of the Social Research Association’s e-bulletin.

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Social Research Association Article: Research from the Commission for Rural Communities

posted by CRC | 17 February 2009 at 2:13 am | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Nicola Lloyd, our Director of Analysis, has written about our research for the February 2009 issue of the Social Research Association’s e-bulletin.

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Rural Advocate visit to Lincolnshire: Transport

posted by CRC | 27 January 2009 at 12:42 pm | Comments Off | from the category: Rural Transport

Stuart Burgess, our chair and the Government’s Rural Advocate, is visiting Lincolnshire on a two-day trip looking at integrated transport networks and community transport.

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It’s time for new solutions for rural transport

posted by CRC | 14 September 2008 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | from the category: Rural Transport

We’re launching the first five in a series of transport think-pieces to raise the profile of rural transport issues and place transport at the heart of the debate on climate change and our work on sustainable rural communities.

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