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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A big shake-up to bus grant regimes across the UK is being recommended to encourage operators to purchase low carbon vehicles. A report commissioned... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has announced an extra £15m in 2015/16 to improve cycle-rail integration, through measures such as additional station bike parking. A... continue
Categories: Cycling, Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
UK sales of electric and other ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) increased 44% in 2013/14, according to the DfT. New ULEV registrations were 5,451... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has announced a further £9m grant to help householders install electric vehicle charging points at their home. The scheme, to be... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT is preparing to scrap its online journey planning service Transport Direct because of the growth of services provided by the private... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Software developer Transport Simulation Systems (TSS), the company behind the Aimsun and Aumsun online traffic software, has opened a UK office in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Royal Mail is inviting train operators to bid for a contract to move mail by rail. The five-year contract covers the operation of seven services... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
FirstGroup's management are braced for fierce criticism of chief executive Tim O’Toole’s £2m remuneration package at the Annual... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Chris Stack has joined transport planning and urban design consultant Phil Jones Associates from Atkins as a principal consultant. Phil Jones... continue
Categories: Urban Design, All of UK
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Consultant Integrated Transport Planning has made four new appointments. Juan Sanclemente joins as principal consultant, having worked for the past... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Matt Croucher as technical lead for sustainable transport solutions in the UK. He joins from SYSTRA where he was a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Bulpitt, Loose, Maidstone, Kent ME15
Oh dear, he is at it again! I have no problems with Paul Withrington expressing his concerns about the various transport issues he chooses to write... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
That was a splendid spread of letters in the last issue. We had a welcome blast of common sense from Paul Withrington and the thoughtful piece about... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Sean Corker, Manchester M41
I am surprised that Ms Mitchell has waited so long to produce statistics that she claims support her fraudster’s charter (presumed liability).... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Francis King, Bath BA2
The letter from Brenda Mitchell about presumed liability was interesting and self-evidently correct in parts (Letters LTT 27 Jun). For example, she... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The pay of top transport executives is in the news with controversy over FirstGroup chief executive Tim O’Toole’s handsome £2m and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Road freight fails to pay its full societal costs by a large margin according to a new report for the rail freight industry, which is pressing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Scott Le Vine, Centre for Transport Studies
Though we may not often pause to think of ourselves this way, transport planners are professional futurologists. We spend much of our time thinking... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
One of the least remarked aspects of the consultations about Government plans to convert the Highways Agency into a company, is promise of the... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
A new trade association has entered the private parking sector, offering enforcement firms an alternative to the British Parking Association (BPA).... continue
Categories: enforcement, All of UK
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