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Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
 Is the high-speed rail lobby running out of steam? We ask because the Scottish Government has just ruled out a proposal to extend the network... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Transport Scotland is to award a £3 million design contract to Jacobs to tackle a traffic bottleneck at Haudagain. Work is expected to get... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Aberdeen City Council wants to renegotiate a funding agreement with the Scottish Government for the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route. Aberdeen and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The story in our last issue about the Clackmannanshire bridge, ‘Traffic fails to materialise on Kincardine replacement Bridge’, reported... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Passenger numbers on ScotRail services rose from 81.1 million in 2011/12 to 83.3 million in 2012/13 – the ninth year of growth, according to... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ministers have ruled out changing English civil law to make drivers liable for crashes with a cyclists, unless the driver can show the cyclist was at... continue
Local Transport Today
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Scottish Local authorities have responded to figures showing the average expenditure on maintenance per kilometre of road in Scotland fell by 15% at... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
Glasgow City Council is to be commended for suggesting that a high-speed line all the way from London to Glasgow could offer a journey time of two... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
News
Sir Brian Souter this week launches the first of a £5m fleet of Stagecoach’s new, specially-designed, sleeper coach vehicles for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Glasgow City Council has criticised the high-speed rail plans of both the DfT and Transport Scotland, saying they don’t meet the city’s... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Many rail fares in Scotland are being cut as a result of work by Transport Scotland and ScotRail to eliminate more than 1,500 fare anomalies.The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Traffic levels on a recently built bridge across the Forth estuary are running more than 30% lower than forecast, according to analysis published by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
West Lothian Council is to develop a methodology for assessing whether to remove pedestrian guardrailing. The council will review the DfT’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
MSPs are launching an inquiry into community transport provision in Scotland. Among the issues the Scottish Parliament’s infrastructure and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Road Condition Survey says there has been a slight improvement in the overall  condition of the country’s local roads over... continue
Local Transport Today
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A consultation is to be launched in the next few weeks on an MSP’s bill to reform bus regulation in Scotland. Former Labour leader Iain... continue
Local Transport Today
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The City of Edinburgh Council is to consult on major changes to city centre traffic management to complement the city’s first tram line that is... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of Edinburgh Council is to commission a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) feasibility study. Among issues to be explored are the geographic coverage;... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Spaven, Author, Waverley Route: the life, death and rebirth of the Borders Railway, Edinburgh EH10
Those of us who have been involved in the long campaign to restore a railway to the only region of Britain without a train service – the... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Parking proposals by Highland Council could see some charges rise by as much as 100%. The local authority said the public had been open to the idea... continue
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