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Local Transport Today
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Local Transport Today
News
Efforts are underway to secure the future of Dundee Airport, which is making losses of over £2m a year.  The airport, located beside the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Environmental transport charity Transform Scotland has launched a consultancy arm, which will specialise in ‘sustainable’... continue
Local Transport Today
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A new high-speed rail station in central Scotland, located somewhere between Edinburgh and Glasgow, is likely to feature in the recommendation of the... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
People/people
Iain Docherty has been appointed chair of Glasgow’s bus statutory quality partnership board. Docherty is professor of public policy and head of... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councils in Scotland are exploring opportunities for shared services to deliver road maintenance and decriminalised parking enforcement.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
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National maximum  parking standards are retained in the new Scottish Planning Policy (SPP) published this week.  Maximum standards have... continue
Local Transport Today
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Scotland’s first minister Alex Salmond has announced an inquiry into the troubled delivery of Edinburgh’s tram line, which opened on 31... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An average speed camera system on the A9 in Scotland should go live in October. The system, using Vysionics SPECS3 equipment, is being installed on... continue
Local Transport Today
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Streets outside a number of Edinburgh schools will be closed to vehicles for about 30 minutes at the start and end of the school day under the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The City of Edinburgh Council is to consult on introducing a 20mph speed limit across residential streets.  About half of Edinburgh’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland has announced a further £6m investment on the A83 in Argyll and Bute to enable further landslide mitigation measures to be... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Consultant Peter Brett Associates has recruited SYSTRA’s entire Edinburgh-based transport economics team of Paul McCartney, Scott Leitham,... continue
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