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Co Cars and Co Bikes awarded joint accreditation by shared transport charity

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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CoMoUK makes key appointment as it 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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Voi’s shared e-bikes receive CoMoUK accreditation

Voi’s shared e-bikes have been accredited by CoMoUK. Earlier this year, Voi announced the launch of its e-bike trial in Cambridge, Peterborough and Kettering. “We are very pleased to announce that Voi has been awarded the CoMoUK accreditation standard for their e-bike scheme in the UK,” said Richard Dilks, chief …

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Bike share schemes drive lockdown cycling rise in Scotland

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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New housing developments in Scotland ‘should contain mobility hubs’, says CoMoUK

Large housing developments should contain mobility hubs for transport as a condition of planning consent to improve the environment and reduce congestion, ministers have been told. Responding to a Scottish Government consultation, shared transport charity Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK) said greener travel should be ‘at the heart’ of the country’s …

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‘European-style’ mobility hubs to be introduced 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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Poll shows support for shared transport schemes in Scotland

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 shared transport models, with only 13% opposed. The transport charity has called for more action to increase car clubs and bike-sharing to help tackle …

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Cycling increases in Edinburgh and Glasgow following introduction of bike share schemes

Cycling in Edinburgh and Glasgow has increased in the last year following the introduction of bike share schemes. Research by shared mobility charity CoMoUK 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 charity …

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Transport authorities need ‘more ambition’ to tackle change

Public transport vouchers for people who scrap ageing cars and encouraging GPs to ‘prescribe cycling’ are among plans tabled by a mobility charity to a Holyrood inquiry. CoMoUK has submitted a number of recommendations to the Scottish Parliament’s Green Recovery inquiry. The organisation aims to reduce car use by encouraging …

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Industry reacts to UK e-scooter trials

UK e-scooter trials are finally going ahead this week after being given the green light from 4th July. The trials are designed to help understand whether the devices reduce motor traffic, as well as their impacts on safety for their users and others. They will be strictly prohibited on pavements, …

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