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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has rejected all 23 school transport pathfinder projects submitted by local authorities but insists that the initiative has not been... continue
Local Transport Today
Garrett Emmerson
by Garrett Emmerson
In recent months, the First Group-sponsored Yellow School Bus (YSB) Commission, headed by former Home Secretary David Blunkett, has given the whole... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Appraising and modelling the impacts of 'smarter choice' travel behaviour change measures is one of the priorities of the DfT's research programme... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 6 May several papers reported details of a Cycling England study into the prevalence (or otherwise) of child cycling. "Parents are stopping... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
"Parents are to be charged up to £75 a year by councils to drop their children off on the school run," The Daily Telegraph said on 21... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Uncertainty about the continuation of Government-funded school travel plan posts hampered Hertfordshire County Council's work programme last year,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames is considering implementing a pilot scheme whereby parents wishing to park near 13 primary schools in the... continue
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
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