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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Proposals for a huge West Midlands Combined Authority (CA) to oversee transport and economic development seem to be running into trouble. Jenni Venn,... continue
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Bus passenger numbers in York are continuing to grow, according to figures supplied to the city council by operators. Patronage has risen from 14.1... continue
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South Yorkshire PTE insisted this week that partnership working with bus operators was the way forward despite figures showing that Sheffield’s... continue
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Andrew Forster
Not every DfT response to a House of Commons transport select committee reports merits front page treatment in LTT but when the Department responded... continue
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Paul Salveson
It’s a common misconception within the transport industry that the ‘community rail’ movement is entirely volunteer-run.... continue
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Andrew Forster
Aberdeen City Council has admitted that the operating model for a new ‘park-and-choose’ site may do little to deter it being used as an... continue
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Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire county councils are urging the Government to grant their proposed new tri-county body public... continue
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The volume of cycling in Great Britain rose to 3.2 billion vehicle miles, up from 3.1bn in 2013, according to figures published by the DfT. The... continue
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Direct trains are operating between Manchester Victoria and Burnley for the first time in over 40 years following construction of a new rail curve.... continue
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