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New Transit
Viewpoint
Jim Baker
Iam pleased to start what will be a regular column in New Transit. Over the coming months I will be exploring how the digital communications... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Public sector spending cuts devastated the financial performance of consultancy WSP’s UK transport business in 2010. The group’s full... continue
New Transit
Articles
Why is he on the list? O’Toole is the new chief executive of FirstGroup, the UK’s largest operator of bus and rail services.... continue
New Transit
Articles
Why is he on the list? Souter remains the heartbeat of Stagecoach and a highly influential figure within the industry. He remains a free spirit who... continue
New Transit
Cover Story
James Dark
Ten, even five years ago, pursuing a transport story was relatively straightforward for journalists. It was simply a matter of picking up the phone... continue
New Transit
Environment Lead Story
Robert Jack
In anticipation of growing demand for hybrid-powered buses in the UK and Europe, BAE Systems has invested around £7m in a state-of-the-art... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Case study 1: general desktop review Project: US toll road (‘managed lanes’ project with dynamic pricing) Client: insu... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Professional peer reviews are commonplace in many disciplines: academia, medicine, scientific publishing and funding, accounting, law and,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Balfour Beatty has indicated that its professional services division, dominated by consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff, was the group’s stand-out... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Canadian Pension funds Omers and Ontario Teachers Pension Plan have bought the concession to operate HS1, stating that they believe it will offer... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
National Express Group has made significant progress turning round its underperforming West Midlands bus operation. Operating profit increased by... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Sir Moir Lockhead is to retire on 31 March 2011 after 21 years as chief executive of public transport operator FirstGroup (see page 19). Tim... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
James Dark
The annoucement that First chief executive Moir Lockhead is to retire next March rightly triggered tributes to a man who has built a world-leading... continue
New Transit
People Lead Story
Robert Jack
After 21 years at the helm of FirstGroup and its predecessor companies, Sir Moir Lockhead has announced that he will retire. He will be succeeded at... continue
New Transit
End of the line
We’ve all had trying days at the office so spare a thought for Steven Slater, a flight attendant at US airline JetBlue. After a flight from... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Operating profit at National Express Group’s rail division was £2.5m higher in the first half of 2010 than City forecasts following the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Atkins, the UK’s largest engineering consultancy, has agreed to buy Florida-based PBSJ for £178m. The deal means Atkins will be... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Edward Gibbins
Paul Withrington (LTT 544) remarks that I ‘would say that my book demolishes conversion’. He can’t say it didn’t, because he... continue
New Transit
BRT Report
Graham Jones, Transport Planner, Parsons Brinkerhoff
American public transport - transit, as it’s known - has been enjoying a renaissance. Congestion and fuel prices have boosted ridership in the... continue
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