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Local Transport Today
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John W E Helm
Government support for bus operators in Britain has been cut by £508m (15.7%) since 2010/11, according to the latest study by industry analysts... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Steve Wakeland has been appointed general manager of ITSO Ltd, the DfT supported membership organisation that develops the national specification for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Arriva Trains Wales is offering concessionary bus pass holders a third off rail travel on the Cardiff and Valley Lines rail network after 9.30am on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Derby city and Derbyshire county councils look to be going separate ways on a public transport discount card for young people. The b_line card... continue
Local Transport Today
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London boroughs will pay £353m in 2015/16 towards the cost of the Freedom Pass, which provides free travel for older and disabled people living... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Green Party is pledging to scrap most of the Government’s £15bn road investment strategy for England, with more than half the funding... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Political leaders in South Yorkshire are to meet with the area’s bus operators to discuss proposals for enhanced bus services following the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Public transport information centres in South Yorkshire are to close as part of the latest round of cost-cutting by South Yorkshire Passenger... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The annual introduction of increased rail fares, even though the average increase for the fares that are regulated by the Government was a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has dropped plans to trial flexible rail ticketing on a London commuter route. The idea was to offer tickets that suited changing patterns of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Oyster-style smart ticketing on all local bus services should be delivered in Sheffield, in a city deal announced by Nick Clegg, the deputy prime... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councils in England spent just over £1bn last year on the statutory concessionary travel scheme for older people and the disabled, data... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Vouchers offering free bus travel to motorists can deliver lasting changes to travel behaviour, according to a new guide prepared by bus industry... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Warwickshire County Council is writing to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin to draw his attention to the rising price of bus fares in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
Fifty per cent of all English bus journeys are made in London even though it has only about 15 per cent of the population. It is therefore not... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
People in Nottingham and West Yorkshire will soon be able to use their public transport smartcards to hire car club cars, thanks to funding from the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has adjusted data in the calculator used by England’s travel concession authorities (TCAs) for working out concessionary fares... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Anthony Smith
Sometimes it feels like travelling by public transport is some kind of endurance and intelligence test, with deliberate obstacles in the way to trip... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
South Gloucestershire Council expects to save £1m a year of public transport expenditure by commercialising tendered services and reducing... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Tram passengers in London could be charged a premium over bus travel in order to fund further investment in the network.  Unveiling a 15-year... continue
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