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Local Transport Today
In brief
East Lothian Council is to pilot signed-only 20mph speed limits in parts of three towns: Tranent, Cockenzie and North Berwick.&n... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bus operators in Aberdeen and parts of Aberdeenshire have launched multi-operator day and weekly tickets under the Grasshopper branding. The day... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government has announced a fifth round of its Green Bus Fund, which will be worth £4.75m and is expected to secure 40-45 new low... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Scotland is seeking a new funding model to deliver enhancements to rail lines in Scotland that primarily benefit cross-border... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Dougie McDonald has joined consultant Peter Brett Associates as director of transport for its Scottish and North of England operations. McDonald has... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
ON 6 May, The Edinburgh Evening News, which has long been a staunch critic of the delays and cost overruns that have become synonymous with... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A statutory bus Quality Partnership scheme is under development for bus services in Inverclyde. As well as covering two bus corridors the QPS would... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Scotland’s first minister Alex Salmond has thrown high-speed rail into the debate about Scottish independence by announcing a study into... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Motoring organisation the Alliance of British Drivers has criticised cycling groups and the Green Party in Scotland for campaigning for a change in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government has announced a further funding boost for cycling north of the border, with £4.5m being awarded to Cycling Scotland... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The use of temporary fixed speed cameras should be considered as a way of enforcing speed limits on local roads, says North Lanarkshire... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A leading campaigner for the Borders railway re-opening has criticised Transport Scotland for failing to build-in possible future capacity expansion... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
News
Transport Scotland has awarded a CH2MHill/Fairhurst joint venture the contract to design the dualling of over 27 miles of the A9 between Glengarry... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
News
Transport Scotland has awarded Vysionics the contract to install an average speed camera system over 137 miles of the A9 between Dunblane and... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Eighteen cars were damaged in a fire at an off-site car park serving Edinburgh Airport on 25 April. The fire started at 1.15am and took three hours... continue
Categories: airports, safety, Scotland
Parking Review
Business News
Smart Parking will be introducing new permit controls at the University of Aberdeen’s Old Aberdeen and Foresterhill Campuses. To use the... continue
Categories: enforcement, Scotland
Parking Review
Parking Policy Lead Story
Mark Moran
Detailed plans for traffic and parking management around the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh during this summer’s Commonwealth Games have... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
An independent Scotland will not need to wait 30 years for high speed rail to be built by a Government in Westminster but will start work on the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Over 100 projects to boost cycling across Scotland are to share £14.5m of funding from Transport Scotland. In all, 136 projects promoted by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A consortium of banks has agreed to finance the deployment of 65 new Hitachi Super Express Trains for use on the East Coast Main Line. The new trains... continue
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