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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Kent County Council aims to have rolled out its free bus travel scheme for 11-16 year olds across the county by June next year. The Kent Freedom... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Cambridgeshire County Council has appointed David Frost head of road safety services, a remit that includes accident investigation and prevention,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The House of Commons transport select committee is to hold an inquiry into what progress schools and local authorities have made in implementing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Channel 4 is currently in the process of transmitting a series of three hour-long programmes, The Woman Who Stops Traffic, documenting the efforts of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
MVA Consultancy has completed a review for the Department for Children, Families and Schools of how local authorities have responded to the statutory... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The University of West of England is opening up its U-link bus services to the general public. The services link the university's campuses with... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
This week's inaugural conference of the newly-merged ACT-Travelwise organisation marks a major step forward in the development of the travel planning... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Passenger Transport Authorities are calling on ministers to introduce free school bus travel for all children in England. Councillor Mark Dowd, chair... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Nottingham City Council is bidding for £442,500 of funding from the Government's 'School travel pathfinder scheme' to support a network of five new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
People up to the age of 19 should be given free transport or, at the very least, concessionary fares, according to a new report on the education... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton
My heart sank when I read that Roger Jones, the chairman of Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Authority, is proposing a 50p flat fare for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The University of the West of England has launched three new bus services linking the university's campuses along main city roads. The Ulink services... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
More than half of children in the West Midlands conurbation travel to school by foot and just under one third travel by car, according to data... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has indicated what transport indicators English local authorities are likely to have to monitor as part of the new Local Area Agreement... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government this week announced a two-year extension to its school travel funding that pays for the network of local authority-based school travel... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
Rik Thomas
Transport charity Sustrans' chief executive, John Grimshaw, is currently as busy as he has ever been. As the organisation he helped found in Bristol... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Welsh local authorities are to be given powers to vary school start and finish times in an effort to make school bus services "more efficient,... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Transport minister Gillian Merron used effusive?language in her letter to local authority chief executives last month highlighting the reductions in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An evaluation tool to assess the safety of school transport pick-up/drop off points at the home end of journeys has been developed by MVA... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Guidance explaining how local education authorities in England can apply for pathfinder status to pilot new arrangements for home to school transport... continue
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