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Local Transport Today
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The AA has criticised the Government’s use of the congestion charging sign (a white on red C symbol) to signify that drivers have to pay a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Welsh Government has launched a new discount bus travel scheme for 16-18 year olds, giving one-third off the price of an adult bus fare. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Delivering the Welsh Government’s planned upgrading of public transport in south-east Wales will require at least 50 permanent staff, the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has selected eight cities/city regions in Britain to study the feasibility of increasing the size of electric taxi fleets, which could... continue
Local Transport Today
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“We can make a greener, more liveable London and expand Heathrow Airport,” Gareth Thomas, Harrow West MP and a London mayoral candidate... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government is to work with “relevant local partners” on a review of the tolls on the Mersey Tunnels, the Treasury announced this... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The HGV levy is a "great success" because it has raised more than twice as much from foreign hauliers as was aniticipated, the minister for roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Ford is testing its new GoDrive car sharing scheme in London. The company is inviting 2,000 people to register for free for the service in central... continue
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News
The chief executive of Dutch state railways NS (Nederlandse Spoorwegen), Timo Huges, has resigned, and the chief executive of subsidiary Abellio... continue
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Detail
FirstGroup has ordered 385 buses worth £77.7m for delivery this financial year to its UK businesses. Northern Ireland-based Wrightbus will... continue
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FirstGroup’s revenue fell 9.9% to £6.051bn for the year ending 31 March 2015 ((2014: £6.717bn) but group operating profit increased... continue
Local Transport Today
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Co-Wheels has won the contract from Glasgow City Council to provide a car club in the city, ousting City Car Club, which has run Glasgow’s club... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Kent County Council has identified ways to fill a £1.4m  shortfall in its new child bus pass.  The Young Persons Travel Pass costs... continue
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News
Consultant KPMG is assisting councils in Edinburgh and the surrounding area on a proposed City Deal – including an Edinburgh City Region... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Rob Bain
When gauging long-term toll road performance, traffic forecasting consultants' forecasts can be arbitrary, inconsistent, frequently opaque and often... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The future of the proposed Garden Bridge across the Thames in central London and the Emirates Air Line cable car in east London have been questioned... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Traffic volumes on the M6 Toll road in the West Midlands rose by more than 9% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2015, according to the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has raised more than £44m from foreign lorries in the first year of its HGV levy scheme. Foreign truck operators have purchased... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Plaid Cymru has unveiled its manifesto for the 2015 Westminster elections, vowing to fight for more funds to upgrade Wales' transport system,... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government has selected the Leeds city region to pilot shared transport initiatives including measures to expand car clubs and a smartphone app... continue
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