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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Light goods vehicle miles recorded the greatest growth of any vehicle in the second quarter of the year, as they clocked up close to twenty per cent... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David HT Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy, Shrewsbury SY3
I support HS2 trains serving city centre stations in order to give better connectivity with existing services and to avoid adding another stage into... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Consultant SYSTRA has appointed four staff to its Scottish team, which has lost ten staff to rival Peter Brett Associates in recent months (LTT 16... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nicholas B Taylor, Little Sandhurst, GU47
The Chancellor’s HS3 proposal is not the answer to regeneration of the North, and whether high-speed rail in the usual sense can promote... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Parking Review
Enforcement News Lead Story
Two Scottish councils have reached an agreement with Police Scotland to continue with a traffic warden service. The agreement between Stirling and... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Glasgow has unveiled a high tech road network, complete with CCTV and traffic signal upgrades and more variable message signing, to coincide with the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government is calling on public bodies to show commitment to locating their facilities in town centres. Local government minister Derek... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland has announced a second round of its Bus Investment Fund, worth £3m. Public transport authorities can apply for up to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
I beg to clarify the suggestion attributed to me by Brenda Mitchell (ibid). The suggestion that cycle fatalities in Scotland are falling was not mine... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Consultant Peter Brett Associates has recruited four transport planners from SYSTRA’s Scottish operations. Alec Knox and Chris Paterson join as... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
A spate of car fires in the Orkney Islands have been caused by birds nesting in vehicle engine compartments. Four recorded blazes took place on the... continue
Categories: Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has launched a qualification for road safety professionals in Scotland. The road safety course has... continue
Categories: Road safety, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
a council motion calling for signed-only 20mph speed limits across residential streets in Dundee was narrowly defeated this week. The motion... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government has announced the terms of reference for the judge-led inquiry into Edinburgh’s troubled tram project (LTT 13... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The South East Scotland transport partnership (SEStran) is exploring opportunities for more cross-Edinburgh rail services.  Some Fife services... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A public bike hire scheme was launched this week in Glasgow. The £600,000 scheme sees 400 bikes available for public hire at 31 locations... continue
Categories: Cycling, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Glasgow City Council’s proposed segregated cycle lanes in the city centre have been branded “unnecessary, costly and cumbersome” by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Advertising Standards Authority has reversed its decision to ban a TV advert that depicted a cyclist riding in the middle of the lane without a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An opponent of high-speed rail is trying to force the release of information about how many passengers use each train on the West Coast Main Line.... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The DfT has awarded Virgin a two-year-and-nine-months contract to continue running the West Coast Main Line franchise. The operator will convert 21... continue
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