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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
Local Transport Today
News
State-run train operator East Coast paid a record £202.8m premium last year (2012: £188.6 m).  Figures released by Directly Operated... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Glasgow City Council is trying to strike a City Deal with the UK Government, which, if successful, could secure additional funding for transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland and the City of Edinburgh and West Lothian councils are teaming up to commission a £100,000 study into public transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Luton has now joined an exclusive but growing band of BRT schemes under development in the UK. BRT UK’s conference gave delegates the chance to... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Alex Macaulay, director of the South East Scotland Transport Partnership, has taken over the chairmanship of the High-Speed Rail Scotland Group. The... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Restrictions on overnight parking in lay-bys could be introduced in communities that complain about it being a problem, says Scottish local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeen City Council is consulting on options for a new road crossing of the River Dee to improve access to the city from the south. Consultation... continue
Categories: Bridges, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson has criticised plans to scrap the requirement for local authorities in England to monitor air quality and designate Air Quality... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Police Scotland’s plan to withdraw from parking enforcement could place additional financial burdens on local authorities and lead to traffic... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government has announced an extra £20m over the next two years for active travel. Further details will be given in due course but... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland says it is open-minded about the future regulatory environment for buses. Asked what it thought about Labour MSP Iain Gray’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Ticket prices on Edinburgh’s tram will be harmonised with bus fares charged by municipally-owned Lothian Buses, the City of Edinburgh Council... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The North East Scotland Transport Partnership has voiced concern about the Scottish Government’s high-speed rail work programme. In a letter to... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Advertising Standards Authority’s council is reviewing its  recent ruling that Scotland’s speed camera partnership can continue... continue
Categories: Speed cameras, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Scotland has shortlisted eight consultancies/ joint ventures for three design contracts for the £3bn project to complete the dualling... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Scotland has appointed Halcrow to undertake strategic environment assessment work for the proposed £3bn project to dual about 86... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
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