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People
The city of Bristol’s newly elected mayor George Ferguson (pictured) has named a panel to advise him on transport matters. Ferguson, an... continue
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Feature
UK transport is heavily influenced, as elsewhere, by political leaders. Transport problems and challenges exist at both a national and local level... continue
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Technology News
Transport data management specialist ITO World has partnered Norfolk County Council in developing a new-style destination-based roadside bus service... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Daniel Wright
The French Capital is something of an exception to the organisational arrangements which apply to passenger transport delivery in the rest of the... continue
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Viewpoint
Lesley Brown, Editor, EURAILmag
­It is a truth more or less universally acknowledged, that a French city mayor seeking re-election must be in want of a tram. In France the tram... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The elections in May were significant in so many ways. For me, they were particularly notable  as I was elected onto Kirklees Council to... continue
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Bus News
Aberdeen is set to become home to one of the largest hydrogen bus fleets in Europe. The city council has agreed to support a European Union project,... continue
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Bus News
Hertfordshire County Council has awarded software provider Omnibus a three-year contract to supply bus stop-specific timetables. he firm said it has... continue
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Feature
Sometimes organisations or individuals take the lead in new projects that potentially have much wider significance in the long term by breaking the... continue
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Technology News
A web-based system that stores details of bus and ferry services in Northern Scotland on a centralised database has been developed by passenger... continue
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Reflections
In the United States, ‘paratransit’ - social services transport for the elderly and disabled, that is often grouped with school transport... continue
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Bus News
August 12 Cheshire East Council plans to increase fares on some subsidised bus services in an effort to cut subsidy. “It is proposed that any... continue
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Bus News
Northamptonshire County Council has unveiled the structure of council-supported public transport services. Tendered services, community transport and... continue
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Light Rail News Lead Story
Blackpool, home of the oldest running tram system in the UK dating back to 1885, has long been famous for its heritage, including double deck, open... continue
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Reflections
1. Attitudes of the Taxi Trade The taxi trade is a wide and diverse constituency, and includes many small one-vehicle owners who tend to be set in... continue
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Reflections
Whilst a UK PSV Operator requires a licence from the Traffic Commissioners (TC) and to demonstrate professional competence, good repute and financial... continue
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Business Lead Story
Throughout rural areas of the UK, many local councils have been responding to budget cuts by announcing their intention to drastically reduce... continue
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Products & Services
A public consultation on proposals for a new tramline, which will provide passengers with a second city centre Metrolink crossing has been launched... continue
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Products & Services
Transport consultant Steer Davies Gleave is working with the West of England Partnership office — comprising Bath & North East... continue
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Bus News
A report has confirmed that Cambridgeshire County Council plans to appoint new contractors to correct defective works on the delayed Cambridgeshire... continue
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