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Local Transport Today
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The Scottish Government this week rejected the City of Edinburgh Council’s request that the Government fund concessionary travel on the... continue
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News
Confidex has won the £400,000 job to supply contactless paper tickets on the Glasgow Subway for the Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. The... continue
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STREETSCAPE ENHANCEMENTS, extra tram capacity and some road improvements feature in a new spatial plan for Croydon town centre. The London Borough... continue
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People/people
South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive’s director general David Brown has been appointed the new chair of PTEG for a two-year term,... continue
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Rik Thomas
WILL JUDGE is quite adamant that the future of transport ticketing is the contactless bankcard and that the days of the dedicated transport... continue
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“Intelligent travel systems such as ‘pay-and-wave’ technology could help solve traffic congestion and reduce council budgets... continue
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Parkeon Transit has been awarded the contract to provide the ticketing system for the Edinburgh tram. The contract includes the supply and... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester wants the Government to fund reduced public transport fares for young people, particularly those undergoing... continue
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Regular news
Travel concession authorities in England outside London cut expenditure on concessionary travel by 5% in real terms in 2011/12, according to ... continue
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Serco Docklands has been granted an £100m 18-month extension to its contract to operate the railway. TfL said it was taking up the option of... continue
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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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In brief
Centro is developing plans for a local rail link to the proposed Birmingham Interchange HS2 station near Birmingham Airport, which would enable... continue
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In brief
Centro could have to make further budget cuts after the conurbation’s seven metropolitan district councils warned that they may have to cut... continue
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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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The future of Bristol’s bus rapid transit project is uncertain following last week’s mayoral election that saw a critic of the scheme... continue
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In brief
Transport for Greater Manchester is awaiting results of a feasibility work on introducing tram-train vehicles on five heavy rail lines. The lines... continue
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People/people
David Walmsley has retired from his position as fixed track executive at the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT), where he looked after the... continue
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In brief
Nexus is considering allowing bicycles to be carried on the Tyne and Wear Metro. Consultation on the idea ended last week.  ... continue
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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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Feature
Jennie Maybury & Rasita Chudasama
For over 10 years Nottingham has been working towards achieving one shared objective: providing a high quality, integrated, attractive and affordable... continue
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