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Co Bikes and Co Cars awarded accreditation by CoMoUK

Car club and bike share operators Co Cars and Co Bikes have been awarded joint accreditation by UK shared transport charity CoMoUK. CoMoUK runs the national scheme which provides assurance to local authorities on an agreed set of standards expected by operators when providing services. South West England operators Co …

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Dowey joins CoMoUK as charity steps up campaign for Scottish mobility hubs

CoMoUK has made a key appointment as it steps up its policy and advocacy work for mobility hubs in Scotland. The transport charity has brought in experienced architect Mark Dowey as its senior development officer for the built environment for Scotland. His role will involve working towards the creation of …

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CoMoUK appoints Rachael Murphy as new Scotland director

CoMoUK has appointed Rachael Murphy as its new Scotland director. Murphy has joined from the Community Transport Association. She moved to Scotland ten years ago to study French and Hispanic Studies at the University of Aberdeen and has worked in transport for three years, bringing amendments to the Transport Act, …

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‘UK’s first’ accredited transport mobility hub unveiled in London

The ‘UK’s first’ accredited mobility hub has been unveiled in London, bringing together sustainable transport options with community facilities. The site in South Woodford, Redbridge, reclaims an on-street car parking space with a design aimed at connecting the area and helping the environment. Mobility hubs are already common in Germany …

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Scotland’s bike-sharing schemes sparked ‘huge’ rise in lockdown cycling, report finds

Thousands of people across Scotland’s two largest cities took up cycling during lockdown as a result of coordinated bike-sharing initiatives, funded by the Scottish Government, a new report has found. Shared transport charity Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK) said promotions in Glasgow and Edinburgh, which allowed users free time on a …

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Cycling up 47% in Scotland in year since first lockdown

Scotland has seen a surge in the number of people cycling in the past 12 months, according to data from the nation’s cycling organisation. Statistics released today, 6th April, by Cycling Scotland show 47% more cycling journeys were recorded between 23rd March 2020 and 22nd March 2021 compared to the …

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Mobility hubs set to ‘revitalise’ city centres in Scotland

Scotland is set to introduce European-style mobility hubs that bring various forms of transport together in one place. The model has been identified as a strategic priority in a report for the Scottish Government. Mobility hubs are particularly common in Germany and Austria and other countries on the continent as …

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New UK alliance forms for ‘green and fair’ transport to tackle climate emergency

Nine walking, cycling, public transport and shared mobility groups have come together to call for ‘rapid’ action to cut greenhouse gas emissions with less than one year to go until COP26 in Glasgow. The NGOs have formed the Sustainable Transport Alliance, a new UK-wide alliance for green and fair transport …

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CoMoUK calls for more bike share schemes in Scotland

Transport charity CoMoUK has called for more action to increase car clubs and bike-sharing after Scots backed the schemes to help tackle climate change. A new opinion poll by Survation for Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK) has found that 50% of people in Scotland support measures to increase the use of …

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Rise in cycling seen in Edinburgh and Glasgow since introduction of bike share schemes

Cycling in Scotland’s two biggest cities has increased in the last year following the introduction of bike sharing schemes. Research has suggested that the number of trips on cycle hire schemes has increased by 70% in Edinburgh and 30% in Glasgow since August 2019. The figures have been outlined by …

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