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Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
The archaeological team responsible for discovering the remains of Richard III under a former Leicester car park has made further finds. A... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DFT has announced funding for four new rail stations in England and Wales. The biggest award from the New Stations Fund is for over £4.5m... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Metric Parking used Parkex to announce it has expanded its presence in the Midlands with orders from three authorities. East Staffordshire Borough... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottinghamshire Police has given its support to Nottingham City Council’s plan to implement 20mph speed limits across all the residential... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Leicestershire Police is calling for an end to 24-hour bus lanes in Leicester. “The Force has always maintained the view that bus lanes are... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A multi-operator bus ticket has been launched for Derby. The Spectrum ticket is priced at £5.50 for an adult and £3.50 for a... continue
Local Transport Today
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Nottingham City Council has placed an order for 20 electric buses with manufacturer Optare in a move the council says will create the largest fleet... continue
Local Transport Today
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Nottingham and Derby city councils intend to enter into a framework agreement with a number of suppliers for the provision of highway maintenance and... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has named the three proposed rail stations that are “frontrunners” to receive a share of Network... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councillors in Leicester have stopped short of calling on the city’s mayor to introduce bus Quality Contracts. The final report of a scrutiny... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Leicester-based environmental transport consultancy Go Travel Solutions has appointed Hazra Patel as its new marketing assistant.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Traffic Commissioner this week ordered bus operator Arriva to give passengers on two routes in Derby free evening travel for a year as a penalty... continue
Local Transport Today
News
HS2 Ltd has awarded contracts to take the project north of Birmingham forward. AECOM will provide engineering services for the Birmingham-Manchester... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Manchester Piccadilly The high-speed station would be built alongside the existing Manchester Piccadilly station. A mixed use development could be... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
In all, the northern extensions require the demolition of 227 residential properties, 179 commercial properties, 42 industrial properties and five... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Suffolk County Council plans to launch a smartcard giving 16-19 year olds 25% off adult fares on local bus services. The ‘Endeavour card’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Tarmac has won a new £160m highways contract with Nottinghamshire County Council. The contract commits Tarmac to delivering savings of... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Green transport consultant Go Travel Solutions has won a contract with Milton Keynes Council to undertake a three-month feasibility study into... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Nottinghamshire County Council has awarded a new £160m highways contract to Tarmac. The contract commits Tarmac to delivering savings of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-watch, Northampton NN2
Norman Bradbury recites my finding that freight moved per track-km by rail is one-third of that moved per lane-km on the motorway and trunk road... continue
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