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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
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
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