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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has promised to “bear down on fares” after the Conservative party was left isolated in not pledging... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Plans to introduce smartcards similar to London’s Oystercards are being considered by Metro, the West Yorkshire integrated transport authority... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Northern Ireland's  state-run transport operator Translink faces a £23m loss over the next two years, unless services are reduced or fares... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Chris Brown, managing director of public transport consultant MCL, is to step aside after 20 years at the helm. MCL is one of the lead consultants in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport projects in York are to receive a share of a £28.5m five-year economic infrastructure fund being set up by the city council. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Welsh Government has cut the concessionary fares reimbursement rate to bus operators for the final quarter of 2011/12 in order to stay within the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
ScotRail is offering the UK’s first off-peak season ticket to coincide with roadworks affecting the M90 in Fife associated with the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for Greater Manchester is to work with the DfT to deliver some of the Competition Commission’s ticketing remedies for bus services.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
I have difficulties with the Government’s proposals regarding Bus Services Operating Grant (BSOG) (‘DfT strikes ringfencing deal for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new means of enabling the remote delivery of transport tickets over the internet and mobile phone systems, Paragon RTD (remote ticket download),... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
One in eight mobile phone users in North America and Western Europe will be using near field communication (NFC) phones as a rail or bus ticket by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government this week endorsed almost all the Competition Commission’s remedies for encouraging more competition in local bus markets but... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ken Livingstone this week pledged to oppose the Government’s HS2 route in London and cancel Boris Johnson’s New Bus for London project if... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Centro is inviting consultants to bid for a place on smartcard consultancy frameworks. There are three separate lots covering: smartcard consultancy;... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Michael Leach has left his post as chief executive of ITSO to become managing director of business and information technology consultant MAJL Ltd.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
New shoulder peak fares and higher peak fares could be introduced to reduce the pressure for major rail capacity enhancements to meet peak hour... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Dutch-style cycle hire facilities are to be set up at 50 stations in England under plans to get more rail passengers to complete their journeys by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Norfolk have agreed a two-year deal with bus operators for concessionary travel re-imbursement. The county plans to pay operators... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“With the NHS ‘reforms’ in full swing, the failures of rail privatisation provide important lessons,” political journalist... continue
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Secondary stories
London mayor Boris Johnson has pledged to reduce the age at which Londoners become eligible for free public transport to 60 if he is re-elected in... continue
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