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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Matt Perkins, Statistician, Transport analytical services, Transport Scotland, Glasgow G4
I refer to your article ‘Devolution destroys the GB-wide NTS’ on 9 August and would offer the following clarifications. The DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport Scotland has named the Scottish Roads Partnership led by Ferrovial as preferred bidder for the M8/M73/M74 motorway improvements project.... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
A new strategy for tackling vehicles causing obstructions on roads, car parks, verges and lay-bys has been unveiled by Scottish Borders Council.The... continue
Categories: enforcement, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport Scotland has announced the successful bidder for £415m of motorway improvement works in the Central Belt. Scottish Roads Partnership... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Strathclyde Passenger Transport officers are warning that proposed legislation to regulate bus services could be costly and stifle investment by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The City of Edinburgh Council is to create a body to integrate tram and bus services that could become responsible for pedestrian and cycling... continue
Local Transport Today
News
FirstGroup has refuted a newspaper report suggesting it wants to cut services in the West of Scotland. The Herald newspaper made the claim in a story... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new body is being set up to represent bus users in Scotland. Bus Users Scotland will be based in Edinburgh but have bus compliance officers across... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail has launched the tender for a £400m project to electrify the Edinburgh-Glasgow railway. The project includes 156 single track... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
News
Transport Scotland has invited tenders for the design contracts to dual three sections of the A9 between Perth and Inverness. They are: Birnam to... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The City of Edinburgh Council has published financial forecasts for the city’s first tram route, as well as for municipally-owned Lothian... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Readers of your excellent report on Scotland’s safety camera partnership’s forced and belated admission of exaggerated casualty benefits... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
An interesting story lands on LTT’s desk concerning the leader of the UK Independence Party, Mr Nigel Farage. Apparently, according to The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government’s reporting of casualty data at speed camera sites are unfit to be classified as official statistics because their... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland has appointed consultant URS Infrastructure and Environment Ltd to investigate ways to relieve congestion at the Sheriffhall... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Scotland’s public spending watchdog has told Transport Scotland to improve the way it reports cost data for major transport projects. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Falkirk Council is to begin procurement of the first piece of transport infrastructure to be delivered through its Tax Increment Financing (TIF)... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Glasgow City Council is preparing to launch the tender process for works to deliver the £40m Fastlink bus rapid transit project. Fastlink will... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government has called for 20mph speed limits to be implemented in all residential areas. The recommendation appears in the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Road accident fatalities in Scotland fell to 170 in 2012, 15 fewer than in 2011 and the lowest number since records began, according to provisional... continue
Categories: Road safety, Scotland
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