Transport

Tremorfa a no-go area for Cardiff taxis after another gang attack

February 15, 2012 1 Comment »

Cabbies have been told to avoid jobs in a Cardiff suburb on “health and safety grounds” after a second gang attack in three months. Mathab Khan, chairman of the Cardiff Hackney Carriage Association, has urged members to avoid fares in ... Read More »

City schools snub £1,600 snow kits

City schools snub £1,600 snow kits
August 8, 2011 No Comments »

Fewer than one in 10 schools have ordered the £1,600 “snow kits” devised by Cardiff council to keep them open during the winter. Around half of the capital’s schools were shut during last December’s cold snap, leading to warnings the ... Read More »

Black market fears over Cardiff parking plans

Black market fears over Cardiff parking plans
July 29, 2011 2 Comments »

Restricting the number of residents’ parking permits could create a lucrative black market between neighbours, councillors warned last night. The permits – which cost £5 for the first and £30 for the second – could be traded between neighbours or ... Read More »

City business owner blasts Cardiff’s cabbies

City business owner blasts Cardiff’s cabbies
July 28, 2011 7 Comments »

A leading city businessman has blasted the capital’s nighttime taxis, describing them as “rude, lawless, dirty and embarrassing to Cardiff”. Tim Corrigan, operations manager at a company which runs six popular city centre nightspots, last night called on the council ... Read More »

Multi-million pound loans could fund pothole blitz

Multi-million pound loans could fund pothole blitz
July 28, 2011 1 Comment »

A radical new approach – which could involve borrowing millions of pounds – is needed to tackle Cardiff’s pothole- ridden road network. That is one of the key recommendations of a group of councillors that investigated how Cardiff council can ... Read More »

Opinion: Going off the rails: rail investment priorities

Opinion: Going off the rails: rail investment priorities
April 21, 2011 1 Comment »

We were invited to a friend’s party in London. With over a month’s notice, I expected to be able to get a reasonably cheap train fare. We needed to travel up on the Saturday and back on the Sunday and ... Read More »

Cardiff council unveils hi-tech bus plan

Cardiff council unveils hi-tech bus plan
March 10, 2011 6 Comments »

Plans to link Cardiff Bay with the city centre via a new hi-tech bus service can today be revealed. Cardiff council wants its proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service to be running by September 2012. The scheme will link the ... Read More »

Mapped: Help us map the train strike

Mapped: Help us map the train strike
February 26, 2011 1 Comment »

The trains in South Wales are set to be hectic. Arriva Trains Wales will strike on Sunday 27 and Monday 28 February, leaving many people without their normal transport. To help you beat the travel chaos, we’ve created a crowdmap. ... Read More »

New plans revealed for Cardiff’s main rail stations

New plans revealed for Cardiff’s main rail stations
February 9, 2011 14 Comments »

This is the first look at the major redevelopments planned for Wales’ two busiest railway stations. Cardiff Central station will have a new two-storey southern entrance and ticket hall under plans submitted by Network Rail. Nearby Cardiff Queen Street station ... Read More »

Opinion: Transport links need to be considered in any development

Opinion: Transport links need to be considered in any development
January 24, 2011 No Comments »

As part of the formal process of producing a plan for the future of Cardiff as a capital city, developers and builders have to be invited to identify candidate sites which they would like to see developed. It is important ... Read More »