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Local Transport Today
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Cambridgeshire County Council has rejected Stagecoach’s offer to run the city’s five park-and-ride sites, saying the change would not be... continue
Local Transport Today
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Milton Keynes Council is preparing for the launch of electric bus operations in January that will see buses recharged using inductive... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Hybrid Bill authorising construction of the London to West Midlands high-speed line was deposited in Parliament this week.  Its submission... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
The last issue has two very interesting articles on HS2. The first is the KPMG analysis of HS2 benefits (‘Sparks fly as academics contest... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The Hybrid Bill for the first phase of the Government’s high-speed rail project arrived safely and on time in Parliament this week but whether... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
The number of penalty charge notices (PCNs) issued in North East Lincolnshire has risen from 9,010 to 10,712 between January and September 2013. The... continue
Parking Review
Crime
A HGV driver has been fined almost £500 for attacking a civil enforcement officer who issued a penalty charge notice for parking his lorry in a... continue
Categories: crime, East of England
Local Transport Today
In brief
Pro-rail group Railfuture has declared its support for the Government’s high-speed rail plans. Many of the organisation’s members have... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has asked new HS2 Ltd chairman Sir David Higgins to explore how to cut the cost of HS2 below the current estimated £42.6bn (2011... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Essex County Council plans to negotiate a new fixed cost concessionary fares reimbursement scheme with bus operators. Although the DfT’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT this week explained why the monetary benefits to business travellers of high-speed rail have shot up even though the value of time saved by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has set up ‘Norwich in 90’, a taskforce to explore ways of cutting the rail journey time between London and Norwich from two... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Consultant Go Travel Solutions has won a three-year contract from Milton Keynes Council to develop a business travel network in the city. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
A high spot on TV in my youth was the Whitehall Farce series starring Brian Rix and Elspeth Grey. Events gradually descended into farcical chaos,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban & Regional Policy, Birmingham B13
Over the last few weeks HS2 has been taking heavy fire, and not just from NIMBYs. Reports suggest that Labour will want to look critically at... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Norfolk County Council is to commission a feasibility study into extending the proposed Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR) all the way round to... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Jamie Burles has been appointed managing director of Abellio’s Greater Anglia franchise, succeeding Ruud Haket who has joined Keolis as chief... continue
Local Transport Today
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Mark Moran
There is not a single solution to reducing traffic congestion and a package approach is required. This means that in addition to the necessary... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT is seeking consultants to develop plans for a cycleway along the proposed High Speed 2 railway from London all the way to the West Midlands,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Only 5% of high-speed rail passengers on the full Y network are expected to transfer from road or air, according to HS2 Ltd. In 2036, three years... continue
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