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Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of Edinburgh Council has outlined plans for a six-phase implementation of signed-only 20mph limits across the city. The £2.2m... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  With the General Election approaching, there was a distinct end of term feeling to last week’s meeting of the House of Commons transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has called on West Midlands councils to draw up a plan to improve the region's rail and road network. He said... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency sent out more than 130,000 penalty charge notices (PCNs) to drivers for failing to pay the Dartford Crossing charge on time in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Oxford’s bus operators have criticised pteg’s report on the city’s SmartZone interoperable smartcard ticket, saying the conclusions... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The North East Combined Authority (NECA) is reviewing how Nexus, the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive, is governed. The PTE, established... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London has appointed Arriva to operate the capital’s first all-electric bus route, the 312 service between South Croydon and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bus operators in Aberdeen have announced how they will deploy a fleet of ten hydrogen buses, procured for the £19m Aberdeen City Council-led... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Glasgow City Council is calling on the Scottish Government to simplify procedures for implementing bus Quality Contracts. Glasgow is a member of the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Oral hearings into the plans of Nexus for a Quality Contract Scheme in Tyne and Wear have been delayed until July after the PTE asked the QCS... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John W E Helm
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin overruled the advice of his most senior civil servant in making the replacement of the ‘Pacer’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport policy in England is too heavily shaped by people who don’t drive cars, according to shadow transport secretary Michael... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Spread betting could be used to challenge official road traffic forecasts under a proposal put forward this week by  a prominent transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
Regarding the London Borough of Hounslow’s plans to convert the Brentford goods branch to passenger use (‘DLR-style connection for West... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
In its investigation into smartcard ticketing (‘Pteg gives thumbs-down to bus operators’ smart ticket initiative’ LTT 20 Feb), Pteg... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban & Regional Policy, Birmingham B13
I have received an invitation to a DfT workshop on valuing transport investment, to be held on 13 March. Yet, as the recent progress report on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Francis King, Bath BA2
Malcolm Heymer believes that Westminster City Council should not bring in 20mph speed limits and used a table of road casualties for inner London... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government is being urged to adopt a scenario-based approach to forecasting future travel demand.  In a new report for the Scottish... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Wales & Borders rail franchise is likely to be reduced in size to maintain democratic accountability over predominantly English services... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
South-east Scotland’s regional transport partnership, SEStran, has solved a problem that could have undermined the region’s new real-time... continue
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