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Letters to the Editor
By Ray Bentley Bere, Alston, Devon
In Transit (December 19) we read of ever-slower buses in Manchester and Neath. This is a common experience due to congestion and inadequate bus... continue
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Bus News
Tyne & Wear pte Nexus has announced that  it has submitted a bid to the Department for Transport for £15m of funding to improve local... continue
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Regular News
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon has written to his shadow counterpart, Theresa Villiers, asking her to make clear where the Tories’ proposed... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
Fines should not be issued to cars parked on dropped kerbs unless white lines are laid down, argues the AA. It is opposing plans by the Department... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
A Surrey council is donating to charity all parking charge savings made from the VAT cut. Spelthorne council expects the move to generate... continue
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Rail News
Four pre-qualified bidders have been sent an Invitation to tender for a £300m project to build 200 new train carriages on First Great Western,... continue
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Ben Colson
This time last year a few pundits were suggesting that an economic collapse was imminent, but for the majority they were just an eccentric minority.... continue
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Business Comment
The bus industry will no doubt breathe a collective sigh of relief at the news that transport secretary Geoff Hoon will increase the Bus Service... continue
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In Passing
The Department for Transport introduces a new computer system in an efficiency drive that ends up costing significantly more than the money it... continue
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Rail News
Arriva trains Wales is now running a faster train service between north and south Wales, launched by transport minister Ieuan Jones this week. The... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
London’s watchdog for public transport users has demanded to know the full cost of mayor Boris Johnson’s policy of removing bendy buses... continue
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Bus News
By Meera Rambissoon
Stagecoach and passenger lobby group Bus Users UK have expressed their disappointment at the soundly defeated outcome of the Transport Innovation... continue
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Bus News
Operators have given a mixed reaction to the changes to the Bus Service Operator’s Grant that transport secretary Geoff Hoon announced this... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
Transport minister Geoff Hoon has announced that the government plans to increase the Bus Service Operator’s Grant to reflect the 2p duty... continue
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Bus News
Transport minister Geoff Hoon has announced that the government plans to increase the Bus Service Operator's Grant to reflect the 2p fuel duty... continue
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Regular News
Northern Ireland transport minister Conor Murphy has given the go-ahead for a £150m Bus Rapid Transit network for Belfast. The next phase will... continue
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News Extra
By Andrew Garnett
This year’s BRT-UK conference was held in Belfast. A wise decision, as it turned out, since the event coincided with the news that the Northern... continue
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Bus News
Rotala subsidiary Diamond Bus has stepped in to save three Black Country bus services that National Express West Midlands has deregistered on a... continue
Parking Review
Business News
The British Parking Association has issued guidance on the impact of the chancellor Alistair Darling’s announcement that VAT will be reduced to... continue
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