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News
The Northern Ireland Executive has appointed consultants to a new three-year framework for transport planning services.  Six firms have been... continue
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People/people
The Road Haulage Association has appointed Martin Reid as director for Scotland and Northern Ireland. Phil Flanders has retired.... continue
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People/consultants
Peter Chong has joined consultant AECOM as head of stations, rail sector, UK and Ireland. He joins from WSP.   ... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of people killed on Northern Ireland’s roads increased from 48 in 2012 to 56 last year, according to provisional figures prepared by... continue
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Regular news
Northern Ireland’s Department for Regional Development is strengthening its transport planning and modelling capabilities.  The DRD is to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Northern Ireland’s transport minister Danny Kennedy has announced a freeze on bus and rail fares in 2014. Bus fares were expected to rise by 3%... continue
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People/consultants
Gordon Wilson has joined infrastructure and business services group Mouchel in the new post of highways business unit director for Scotland and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Northern Ireland’s transport minister Danny Kennedy has authorised a £65m dualing of four-and-a-half miles of the A26 between Glarryford... continue
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Regular news
A committee of the Northern Ireland Assembly has urged ministers to introduce competitive tendering for some public transport and to shift some of... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Northern Irish transport minister has been forced to say he will not support any plans to privatise the province's state-run bus and rail... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Road accident fatalities in Scotland fell 6% to 174 last year, according to figures published by the Scottish Government. Car occupant fatalities... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Belfast and York city councils are inviting tenders for public bike hire schemes. Belfast wants a scheme in the city centre launched by April... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Northern Ireland Executive has announced a £115m boost for road improvements and street lighting, with £40m this year and £75m... continue
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In brief
The Northern Ireland Executive has launched a £1.2m fund to encourage children to walk and cycle to school. The Active Travel School Initiative... continue
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Detail
The Republic of Ireland’s National Transport Authority has launched a public consultation process into its proposals to introduce an element of... continue
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Secondary stories
The Irish Government is planning to give lorries free access to tolled motorways for a month in an effort to stop them diverting onto secondary... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Irish Government is considering introducing a limited measure of bus franchising. The industry is currently dominated by the two state-owned... continue
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People/people
Mark Durkan has been appointed Northern Ireland’s new environment minister, a position that includes responsibility for road safety. He... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Northern Ireland Executive has announced £40m funding for the 3km single carriageway A31 Magherafelt bypass. The earliest that work is... continue
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Detail
Ireland’s National Roads Authority has awarded a five-year contract to road technology services firm Sanef ITS to develop a fully interoperable... continue
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