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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government looks likely to change the formula used to calculate the grant paid to English local authorities for concessionary fares... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bus passengers in Worcestershire should be able to buy multi-operator bus tickets from next summer under a scheme being drawn up by Worcestershire... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London boroughs will spend £317m on concessionary travel in the capital next year, a 7% rise on this year’s £296m bill. Borough... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Cambridgeshire this week agreed to retain free travel for concessionary passholders on Cambridge park-and-ride bus services. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
In his Autumn Statement this week, Chancellor George Osborne announced several ‘open data’ measures relating to transport data held by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Motorists, rail passengers and public transport users in London will all benefit from the Chancellor’s decisions this week to defer or reduce... continue
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Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
It’s more than two-and-a-half years since the Office of Fair Trading announced an investigation into the competitive environment of... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
FirstGroup chief executive Tim O’Toole has warned that turning round performance at the company’s UK bus division is proving more complex... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has published revised guidance and an updated calculator to help travel concession authorities prepare next year’s concessionary fares... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Oxfordshire County Council may follow the lead of other travel concession authorities by introducing a fixed price model for concessionary fares... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Norfolk County Council is hoping to negotiate another ‘fixed pot’ scheme with bus operators for concessionary fares reimbursement next... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport has completed the legal process to create a joint venture company with Ecebs Ltd for the development of a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rail fares in Northern conurbations could rise significantly under proposals to fund rail investment being studied by Passenger Transport Executives.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Train operator Southern has launched a smartcard pilot scheme on the Brighton to Seaford line. About 100 people are trialling ‘the Key’,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bus passengers in the West Midlands conurbation will soon be able to use smartcards to pay for their travel. Centro is working with local operator... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
It must help to have a thick skin if you’re a member of the Competition Commission’s local bus market inquiry team. Its provisional... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London’s plans for contactless bankcard ticketing need more scrutiny, the London Assembly’s transport committee said this... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Rik Thomas
Some people see dedicated smartcards as the future of transport ticketing, but not Peter Lee, business development manager at Suffolk County Council.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has ruled out extending the statutory concessionary fares scheme to community transport services. The House of Commons transport select... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The withdrawal of articulated bendy buses from London should eradicate £7m of lost  revenue from fare evaders, Transport for London... continue
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