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Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Local Government Association is calling on the Government to not stop at devolution for cities but to offer all areas greater powers over buses... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cardiff city region needs a transport authority to exploit the proposed city deal with Government and other funding, academics told the Welsh... continue
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A recently-opened pedestrian plaza in the Oxfordshire town of Didcot will be opened to buses if town centre expansion plans are approved. The plaza... continue
Local Transport Today
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West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) is appointing a consultant to assist on developing a bus strategy for the conurbation. The consultant will... continue
Local Transport Today
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The world’s first retro-fitted fully electric double-deck bus entered service in York this week. The 15-year old vehicle, owned by Transdev and... continue
Local Transport Today
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A wristband capable of alerting visually and hearing impaired bus passengers to their approaching stop is to be tested by the Transport Systems... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London has launched the procurement process for a new advertising contract covering, for the first time, London Underground, London... continue
Local Transport Today
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Souter Investments has acquired the New Zealand long-distance coach operator Naked Bus for an undisclosed sum.  Souter Holdings already has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
UNCERTAINTY surrounds plans for a major traffic and public realm scheme in Brighton after last week’s local elections saw the Green Party lose... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport operator Arriva has hailed a year of growth and said its success in the UK and across the EU "positions us to take advantage of transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Lib Dems today say that a priority for a coalition they enter will be a low emission zone network and to make all buses and taxis ultra-low... continue
Local Transport Today
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Britain’s Traffic commissioners should give up responsibility for overseeing bus service registrations, with the function transferred to local... continue
Local Transport Today
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Derbyshire County Council is to conduct a review of public transport provision in the county. The Labour-controlled council had drawn up plans to cut... continue
Local Transport Today
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Strathclyde Partnership for Transport has given more detail about  the £30m Strathclyde bus investment programme, a component of the... continue
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Dundee City Council is to establish a public social partnership (PSP) to deliver public transport services in the city.  PSPs allow the public... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Colchester Cycling Campaign has criticised Essex County Council for removing cycle lanes close to Colchester North station to make space for bus... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andy Gibbons, Nottingham City Council’s head of public transport,  is being seconded to the DfT on a part-time basis to provide advice on... continue
Local Transport Today
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Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council are exploring the feasibility of trialling the UK’s first double-decker wireless electric... continue
Local Transport Today
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Government grant to encourage public transport and active travel use should offer local authorities a mix of revenue and capital grant in order to... continue
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Nottingham City Council has placed an order with Chinese firm BYD for 13 fully electric buses to operate the city’s park-and-ride services.... continue
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