Travel, Traffic and Motoring News

160 spaces in Chester Street car park now two-hour disc parking

Disc parking will be available over two floors of Chester Street car park from 1 September 2020 in a change designed to improve access to Douglas town centre...
Tuesday, 1 September 2020

Support for students to travel off-Island by air

The Isle of Man Government has worked with Loganair to make travel for students easier and more affordable. Next month will see many Isle of Man students...
Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Isle of Man’s first hybrid buses ready to go into service

A total of 16 new buses recently arrived as part of the Isle of Man Government’s scheduled replacement programme, including the Island’s first hybrid...
Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Increased capacity for Borders team strengthens monitoring

Well over 600 residents have returned to the Island each week since the Government eased its Borders policy to allow non-essential travel off Island.  A total...
Thursday, 20 August 2020

Slipway replacement project to take place in sensitive natural environment

A project to replace a slipway at Derbyhaven has been carefully assessed and designed to minimise the impact on the sensitive surrounding environment. Work...
Monday, 17 August 2020

Chief Minister visits active travel sites

Last week (Friday 7 August) Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK was joined by Infrastructure Minister Tim Baker MHK and officers from the Department of...
Thursday, 13 August 2020

Sessions to improve bike skills and improve confidence to encourage cycling as a mode of transport

The Isle of Man Government’s Bike 4 Life scheme restarted today (Friday 31 July) and looks to improve the confidence in people of all cycling abilities and...
Friday, 31 July 2020

Go Cards initiative aims to relieve congestion

Commuters in Onchan, Baldrine and Laxey are being offered the chance to try travelling by bus for free with a Go Places card loaded with 18 journeys. The...
Thursday, 23 July 2020

Travel insurance essential for visitors to Guernsey

Isle of Man residents planning to visit Guernsey are reminded of the importance of having adequate travel and medical insurance when they travel...
Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Level 4 borders entry system goes live

An online registration system to operate alongside the new borders policy, which allows Island residents to make non-essential journeys off Island, is now...
Friday, 17 July 2020