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Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Buckinghamshire are urging the council to break out of a ‘bus is best’ mindset for public transport provision.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has announced two new funds worth collectively up to £30m to help communities and businesses close to the proposed London-West... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Network Rail has awarded consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff a contract worth up to £8m to design the second phase of the East West Rail scheme,... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Central Bedfordshire Council is to procure a new form of contract for the delivery of highway services from April 2016. The council currently employs... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Gavin Hunter has been appointed managing director of Go-Ahead’s East Anglian bus business, replacing Julian Patterson who is leaving the group.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Cambridgeshire county Council is to seek £30.7m from guided busway contractor BAM Nuttall to cover the cost of repairing alleged defects in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Residents and businesses in Slough are being asked for their views on local authority plans for a bus rapid transit service along a busy commuter... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Harry Clarke, Founder and Commercial Director, RingGo
I note, with cynicism, last Friday’s decision by the Highways Agency to slip out, and thereby effectively bury, in the wake of the referendum... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Train Rolling stock company Porterbrook Leasing will be arranging capital funding for the new Class 387/1 ‘Electrostar’ units that were... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Woodside Link Houghton Regis scheme has been granted development consent by the secretary of state for transport. The Woodside Link is a new road... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Cambridgeshire County Council has begun charging for on-street parking on Sundays in a bid to help regulate the turnover of spaces for visitors and... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
The number of passengers using Cambridge park & ride sites has dropped by up to 15% since the introduction of a £1 parking charge, reveals... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Sustrainable travel consultancy Go Travel Solutions has signed up to car rental firm Europcar’s ‘Partnership in a Box’ scheme, an... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Abellio Greater Anglia has also announced that Neil Grabham is to become its new head of customer service for the east, where he will be responsible... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Abellio Greater Anglia has appointed Steve Gumbrell as its new head of marketing. He joins from Transport for London, where he was head of marketing... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
A WAR of words broke out in the media after the Government’s Airports Commission formally rejected plans for a new hub airport in the Thames... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An influential Conservative Party website has urged the party to scrap HS2. Conservative Home, which is owned by Lord Ashcroft, says all the money... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council has appointed Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions (ICES) to provide back office notice processing services for bus... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Visitors and patients at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) have complained about haphazard parking, with drivers ignoring double yellow... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has identified a series of road improvements to the A47 in Norfolk that could be added to the Highways Agency’s future road... continue
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