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Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has no plans to use legislation to set the age when young people start paying adult public transport fares. “We do not plan to enforce... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus operators in Leeds have launched a pilot inter-operator ticketing initiative. FirstGroup, Centrebus and Transdev will accept each other’s... continue
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Lead Story
Lee Baker
Go-Ahead said it was on track to meet its target to increase bus operating profit to £100m as it released six month results to December showing... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 28 November The Independent debated the pros and cons of travel on public transport networks being provided for free. After noting that from 1... continue
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Regular news
Government underfunding of England’s national concessionary fares scheme could force transport authorities to make further cuts to tendered... continue
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News
INIT has received two orders to provide integrated ticketing solutions in Nottingham. INIT is to update the ticketing system it provides for bus... continue
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News
Hull-based telecoms firm KCom’s consulting division has won the contract to design, build and manage the ticket sales system for the rail... continue
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Regular news
Bus mileage on services financially supported by local authorities in England outside London fell 9.3% last year as councils cut budgets. The... continue
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Regular news
Concessionary fares reimbursement paid to bus operators in England for carrying seniors and the disabled fell 2% in real terms last year to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Lancashire County Council is to temporarily fund free bus travel for 16-18 year olds who are not in education, employment or training (NEET), or who... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
In an otherwise excellent ‘Viewpoint’ article endeavouring to explain why car use has ‘plateaued’, Gordon Stokes asserts that... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
STAGECOACH has accused Nexus of using flawed analysis  in its case for introducing bus Quality Contracts across Tyne and Wear. The operator... continue
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Regular news
The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014 will be a 100% public transport games for visitors, with free local public transport for any ticket holder... continue
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Regular news
The Government should instruct public transport operators in England that adult fares should only be charged to people aged 18 or above, according to... continue
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News
Manchester is witnessing increased competition in the local bus market with FirstGroup launching its first cross-city bus service into South... continue
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Articles
Local Transport Today
Feature
Yaron Hollander
The economy of South Yorkshire and the Sheffield City Region is undergoing a major transformation. The creation of new jobs, improvement of skills... continue
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