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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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport Scotland is to change the way it reports road casualty data at speed camera sites after an independent review highlighted major errors with... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport Scotland is to invite expressions of interest in July for the new ScotRail franchise, which is due to begin in April 2015. The franchise... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Scotland’s Crown Office is appealing a sentence handed to an Edinburgh motorist involved in a fatal accident with a cyclist. In May, the driver... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
West Lothian Council has endorsed MSP Iain Gray’s plan for new legislation to introduce bus franchising in Scotland (LTT 31 May). “The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Councillors in Edinburgh are pressing ahead with major changes to city centre traffic management, despite a consultation exercise revealing... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stagecoach has hit out at an MSP’s legislative plan for bus franchising in Scotland. The private member’s Regulation of Bus Services... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Parliament has passed a Bill that allows for a new operating company to manage and maintain the existing Forth Road bridge, the Forth... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of Edinburgh Council has ruled out including a requirement to provide a bike hire scheme in the city’s next street advertising... continue
Categories: Cycling, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local government in Scotland has welcomed Government plans to force utility companies to pay councils an annual sum to reflect the long-term damage... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland this week announced £30m plans to electrify the rail line between Glasgow Central, Rutherglen and Coatbridge via Whifflet by... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Highland Council is investigating nine options for a new road link to replace the A890 Stromeferry bypass near Kyle of Lochalsh that has been... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
News
Transport Scotland has shortlisted five firms to compete for the £5.5m contract to build the A82 Crianlarich bypass. They are: Balfour Beatty,... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
News
FirstGroup has said it expects to be paid £12.8m of compensation from the Government for the termination of the West Coast Main Line franchise... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
THE city of Edinburgh Council has given more detail of a plan to install illuminated road signs that will indicate to drivers when a bus lane is... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Dave du Feu, Spokes, the Lothian Cycle Campaign, Edinburgh EH11
Phil Goodwin’s article about cycling raises an issue that has concerned Spokes for two decades, and on which we have unsuccessfully lobbied... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of Edinburgh Council has raised £7.2m from developers towards the city’s trams, compared with an original target of... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
A leaflet campaign in Fife reminding motorists of the introduction of civil parking enforcement has been criticised for being unreadable and possibly... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A joint venture between Halcrow and Fairhurst has won a £2 million framework agreement to take forward plans for an upgrade of a 16km section of the... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
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