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Reflections
In the United States, ‘paratransit’ - social services transport for the elderly and disabled, that is often grouped with school transport... continue
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Reflections
The received wisdom is that it takes around five years from setting up an office in a new country to achieve a sizeable operation through bidding for... continue
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Bus News
Independent bus operator McGill’s is to buy Arriva Scotland West in a deal reported to be worth over £10m. The sale, which is due to be... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail has bought the assets of the rail division of Hydrex Equipment (UK) Ltd from its administrators, KPMG. The purchase includes transfer of... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach has agreed a deal to sell its 700-vehicle US school bus operations in Wisconsin to Student Transportation, Inc, the country’s third... continue
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Business
American engineering and construction company, CH2M HILL, has acquired the Halcrow Consultancy Group. The companies have entered into an agreement,... continue
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Bus News
FirstGroup has sold its German bus business to venture capitalist Marwyn European Transport (MET). The sale of the 130-vehicle operation for 5.5m... continue
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Bus News
National Express Group has signed an agreement to buy the fifth largest US school bus operator from current owners Macquarie Global Opportunities... continue
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Business
In March, the merger of French groups Transdev and Veolia brought another new player from Continental Europe onto the UK transport scene.... continue
Parking Review
Airports
Edinburgh Airport may be sold by BAA following a ruling by the Competition Commission. The airport operator has been under pressure to reduce its... continue
Parking Review
Business News Lead Story
Q-Park has taken over the lease to manage the Jamaica Street car park in Glasgow. The 694-space multi-storey is situated above the Matalan store and... continue
Parking Review
Business News
RCP Parking has returned to profit after being hit by the economic downturn. Managing director Shapoor Naghshineh said RCP is “in better shape... continue
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Cover Story Detail
New approaches to passenger transport provision and use are emerging in a variety of ways and a range of situations. Some are coming from an... continue
Parking Review
Business News Lead Story
Parking enforcement contractor NSL has seen its revenues remain steady in the face of a tightening economy. NSL chief financial officer Steve Dolton... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Metric Parking pay & display machines have been ranked number one for quality in an evaluation by a newly formed public sector purchasing... continue
Parking Review
Business News
The Swiss-based parking equipment manufacturer Zeag has been acquired by Italian access control system specialist FAAC. Andrea Marcellan, chief... continue
Parking Review
Car clubs
Speculation that car share group City Car Club is to be sold has intensified with the hiring of corporate finance group Cavendish after the car club... continue
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Bus News
Paris-based transport group RATP is looking for new expansion opportunities in the UK after taking ownership of 880-vehicle London United Buses and... continue
New Transit
Reflections
The first thoughts of most people in the industry on reports that a takeover bid for Stagecoach could be imminent was that it was the stuff of... continue
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Bus News
FirstGroup has agreed to sell its Kings Lynn operations to local rival Norfolk Green, blaming the impact of reductions in concessionary fare payments... continue
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