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Local Transport Today
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Pupils on school trips can now travel on the Emirates AirLine cable car in East London for just £1 return, Transport for London has announced.... continue
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Rik Thomas
ON 16 MAY, The Liverpool Post castigated Merseytravel, the Integrated Transport Authority for Merseyside, over its now aborted attempt to invest in a... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
In his otherwise excellent ‘Golcar Circular’ in LTT 3 May, Paul Salveson, like so many other politicians, misses one central point. For... continue
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ITS-based traffic management achieve benefit:cost ratios of 9:1 compared with 2.7:1 for new roads, says a new survey issued by UK transport... continue
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TRANSPORT FOR London has issued a tender for revenue collection services as part of its ‘Project Electra’ ticketing and fare collection... continue
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Local authorities in the North East of England are drawing up plans for a Combined Authority that will lead to the demise of the Tyne and Wear... continue
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Over one million bus journeys in London have been paid for using contactless payment cards since the facility was introduced in December last year,... 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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Merseytravel has asked Andrew Last, a concessionary fares specialist with consultant Minnerva, to prepare a new concessionary reimbursement... continue
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Viewpoint
Steve Melia is a senior lecturer in planning and transport at the University of the West of England
Amongst the surprises contained in the 2011 Census statistics on travel to work are some encouraging and some challenging findings for supporters of... continue
Local Transport Today
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Many rail fares in Scotland are being cut as a result of work by Transport Scotland and ScotRail to eliminate more than 1,500 fare anomalies.The... continue
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FirstGroup hopes to have the first of its much-delayed contactless bankcard ticketing (EMV) systems “installed” on buses before the end... continue
Local Transport Today
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FirstGroup is cutting fares on bus services in Greater Manchester. A Firstday ticket falls from £4.50 to £4, a FirstWeek ticket from... continue
Local Transport Today
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Bus operators in North Yorkshire and York face a cut of about 10% in concessionary fares reimbursement payments from June as the councils change how... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
I've got my ‘just-in-time’ approach to station arrival times down to a fine art. Check NRES’ live departures a couple of minutes... continue
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Secondary stories
Bus fare revenues captured through a Quality Contract or innovative partnership could part-fund a £1bn-plus transport infrastructure fund for... continue
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In brief
A number of ‘smart’ ticketing projects in the West of England are being held up because of problems with FirstGroup’s... continue
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Public transport users will soon be able to top-up their smartcard tickets at retailers, under a deal between smart ticketing company, Ecebs, and... continue
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The DfT has released guidance to help local transport authorities in England set up, or improve, multi-operator ticketing schemes for bus and other... continue
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Andrew Forster
The South East of England is to be a testbed for new forms of ‘smart’ rail ticketing. The proposal is outlined in the DfT’s new... continue
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