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Local Transport Today
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Northern Ireland’s transport department is in the midst of a funding crisis. Transport minister Danny Kennedy said his Department for Regional... continue
Local Transport Today
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A free online mapping tool has been developed for Greater Manchester showing infrastructure and other assets. The Greater Manchester open data... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councils and local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) are considering commissioning a study into improving transport links between central Lancashire and... continue
Local Transport Today
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Political leaders in the West Midlands conurbation have endorsed a proposed £1.6bn package of public transport improvements, which they say... continue
Local Transport Today
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Rhodri Clark
Passenger journeys on Welsh buses reached a record low in 2013/14, according to industry body CPT Cymru.  The long-term decline in bus patronage... continue
Local Transport Today
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Edwina Hart, Wales’ minister for economy, science and transport, has announced that she will step down at next year’s Welsh Assembly... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government is to establish a single panel of experts to assess if areas of the country with city deal infrastructure funds deserve continued... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Major rail enhancements across the country could be postponed or scrapped altogether in a review of Network Rail’s troubled investment... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lancashire County Council has appointed consultant Mott MacDonald to prepare a masterplan for Preston, taking account of  HS2 and Network... continue
Local Transport Today
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Aberdeen City Council has appointed a team of consultants consisting of SIAS, Peter Brett Associates and Energising Environments to study... continue
Local Transport Today
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Work is underway to roll out “seamless” cycle routes along key corridors in Greater Manchester. This will be backed by improved cycling... continue
Local Transport Today
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FirstGroup has won a five-year contract to operate services to the University of York, ousting current incumbent Transdev. The contract includes a... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has shortlisted bidders for the East Anglia rail franchise, currently operated by Abellio. They are: Abellio East Anglia Ltd (a subsidiary of... continue
Local Transport Today
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John W E Helm
Abellio Greater Anglia (AGA) has applied to the Office for Rail and Road (ORR) for a new station access contract for the privately-owned Southend... continue
Local Transport Today
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FirstGroup has ordered 385 buses worth £77.7m for delivery this financial year to its UK businesses. Northern Ireland-based Wrightbus will... 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
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Drivers in Edinburgh will have to possess a permit to drive past up to 11 primary schools at the start and finish of the school day under plans being... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership is commissioning consultants to develop a transport investment plan for the area, which covers Portsmouth,... continue
Local Transport Today
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Priorities for urban transport in England have been set out in a new policy paper prepared by pteg, the body representing strategic transport bodies... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Rhodri Clark
Welsh Government “bus priority” funding has been awarded for works that do not include bus priority measures, leading to a claim that... continue
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