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Shared transport charity CoMoUK and BA welcome news on privately-owned e-scooter legislation

Shared transport charity CoMoUK has welcomed news that privately-owned e-scooters could soon be made road legal. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said an announcement will be made about the legalisation surrounding e-scooters in next month’s Queen’s Speech. He told the Commons Transport Select Committee: “We will take powers to properly …

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Transport charity CoMoUK announces new board members 

CoMoUK, a shared transport charity,  has appointed three new members to its board of trustees.  Collaborative Mobility UK, or CoMoUK has appointed the new members from the micromobility and shared transport industries.  The new appointments are Georgia Yexley, head of cities UK and Ireland for Tier Mobility, along with Adam …

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Toolkit launched to increase number of mobility hubs in Scotland

CoMoUK has launched an online toolkit for transport professionals and communities interested in setting up mobility hubs in Scotland. The charity has created the free guide with the aim of driving the creation of more sustainable transport options. Mobility hubs, which are proliferating in the UK, involve different modes of …

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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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