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Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Gordon Wilson has joined infrastructure and business services group Mouchel in the new post of highways business unit director for Scotland and... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport Scotland has shortlisted three bidders for the Forth Bridges operating contract: Amey LG Ltd; Ringway-Jacobs-Cofiroute; and Scotland... continue
Categories: Bridges, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Scottish transport minister Keith Brown has opened a £10m park-and-ride facility at Halbeath near Dunfermline. The facility has over 1,000 car... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
Tourist-friendly trains and patronage targets for rural lines, and strict controls of regulated fares are among the eye-catching features of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A study into pedestrianising Union Street, Aberdeen’s main shopping street, will commence in February. The work is being funded by the city... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cycling remains a minority activity in Scotland, accounting for just 1.3% of trips and way off the 10% target set by ministers for 2020, data... continue
Categories: Cycling, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Highland Council is to provide funding for an innovative rural taxi service that was set up by a local community after the council withdrew a bus... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Edinburgh have put plans to remove buses from one side of the city’s premier street, Princes Street, on ice following protests... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Five companies – Abellio, Arriva, FirstGroup, MTR and National Express – have pre-qualified to bid for the new ten-year ScotRail... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bypasses of Nairn, Forres, Elgin, Keith and Inverurie will be included in plans to complete the dualling of the 99-mile A96 trunk road between... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Road accident fatalities in Scotland fell 6% to 174 last year, according to figures published by the Scottish Government. Car occupant fatalities... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Edinburgh’s streets have become  free of tram construction works for the first time in six years as the opening date of the line nears.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland has outlined delivery dates for the electrification of lines in central Scotland. The dates, reported this week by Strathclyde... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT has kicked-off the competition to run the East Coast rail franchise from February 2015. A pre-qualification questionnaire has been published... continue
Parking Review
Construction
A 500-space car park has been completed in Dundee, Scotland. The East Marketgait multi-storey serves a new leisure centre that forms part of Dundee... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Of the 32 local authorities in Scotland, 17 showed surpluses, with 12 showing deficits, while three are not yet decriminalised, reveals an RAC... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
One of Europe’s major public bike hire firms is poised to gain a foothold in the UK market.  German firm Nextbike is awaiting official... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Business leaders in Scotland are calling on the Scottish Government to reduce the number of local authorities in the country. CBI Scotland said that... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Infratil Ltd has sold Manston Airport in Kent to Lothian Shelf Ltd – a company wholly-owned by Stagecoach co-founder Ann Gloag – for... continue
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