Tag Archives: CoMoUK

Councils urged to treat bike share as a key part of their sustainable transport offer

National shared transport charity CoMoUK has urged councils to treat bike share as a key part of their sustainable transport offer and ensure it has sufficient funding for it to be developed to support all communities. New guidance from CoMoUK (Collaborative Mobility UK) has called for a partnership approach between …

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Shared transport key to Scottish Parliament’s car reduction goal, says charity 

Shared transport schemes will be key to reducing car use in Scotland, according to charity CoMoUK. Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK) has responded to the latest report from the Scottish Parliament Cross Party Group on Sustainable Transport, which explores the Scottish Government’s commitment to reducing car mileage by 20% before the …

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Councils urged not to seek large financial contributions from e-scooter trials, to avoid threatening their viability 

Councils across the UK have been urged not to seek large financial contributions from shared transport providers, to avoid undermining the viability of e-scooter rental schemes.  National shared transport charity CoMoUK (Collaborative Mobility UK) has written to local authorities urging them to consider profit-sharing models, rather than taking cuts of …

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“Greater dialogue with operators and parking alternatives are solution to e-bike congestion in Central London”

UK shared transport charity CoMoUK has called for further dialogue between Westminster City Council and London’s e-bike operators, following the removal of bikes from the streets in central London. Westminster City Council earlier this week began seizing dockless bicycles left strewn on roads and pavements across central London, following a …

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Campaigners welcome plans for micromobility in Scottish transport plan 

Plans for micromobility in Scotland have been welcomed by a shared transport charity.  Transport Scotland has published the second delivery plan for Scotland’s National Transport Strategy, including a commitment to investigate micromobility. Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK), a registered charity that advocates for shared modes of transport, said it is hopeful …

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Bike hire schemes reduce car use by 3.7 miles per user each week, according to shared transport charity 

The popularity of bike hire schemes across the UK has reduced the car miles by 3.7 miles per user per week, according to research from a shared transport charity.  CoMoUK has found that across the 39 sharec cycle schemes in the country, users are opting to ditch the car in …

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Shared mobility must become ‘the norm’ across UK, says Transport Minister Trudy Harrison

Transport Minister Trudy Harrison has said that shared mobility must become “the norm” across the UK as she outlined support for a system “fit for the future”. Addressing the Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK) annual shared transport conference this week, the minister said the country needs to move away from “20th-century …

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Shared transport charity CoMoUK appoints new board members from Tier, Arriva and Co Cars 

The shared transport charity CoMoUk has appointed three new board members.  CoMoUK (Collaborative Mobility UK) aims to guide the country as it transitions to more sustainable transport modes through shared mobility options.  The latest development sees the charity appoint three new board members from the micromobility and shared transport industries.  …

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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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