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Local Transport Today
In brief
Scotland’s first system of mandatory variable speed limits will go live on the M90 in Fife next month. Lower mandatory speed limits will... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Scottish Borders Council plans to consult on three different options for a new road bridge across the Tweed in Peebles, linking the B7062 south of... continue
Categories: Bridges, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
A £90m link road connecting the A9, A93 and A94 roads north of Perth is the biggest single transport project likely to be part-funded through... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Scotland’s deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to build a new 140mph rail link between Edinburgh and Glasgow before the... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TRANSPORT SCOTLAND’S procurement of two maintenance contracts for Scotland’s strategic roads are on hold following a legal challenge from... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The London Borough of Ealing is considering a trial of embedding lighting in bus lanes, with different colours of lighting to indicate when the bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government is examining installing average speed cameras along a 138-mile stretch of the A9 trunk road from Dunblane to Inverness... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Dave du Feu, Spokes, Edinburgh
It was interesting to read that Windsor and Maidenhead has allocated a small sum to cycling-specific road maintenance measures (‘Council... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeen City Council has awarded a contract for bus lane enforcement cameras to Vysionics ITS Ltd. The system should be in operation early next... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A peer-to-peer car club is to be trialled in a Scottish city as part of a Scottish Government-funded programme. Peer-to-peer car clubs involve... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government has blamed protracted legal challenges for adding £230m to the cost of building the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Construction of a new 30-mile railway from Edinburgh to the Scottish Borders will begin early next year following the formal handover of the project... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014 will be a 100% public transport games for visitors, with free local public transport for any ticket holder... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Construction has begun of a new £10m bus-based transport interchange in Dunfermline, Fife, which it is hoped will attract  motorists... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Staffing cuts left the DfT without the expertise to properly manage the bidding competition for the West Coast Main Line franchise, according to a... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
Getting back into the routine of council work after a two-week holiday is a bit of a shock to the system but you can never completely switch off.... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Abellio is considering bidding for the ScotRail franchise which is up for renewal in 2014. The timetable for the ScotRail competition is not affected... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Five firms have been invited by Transport Scotland to tender for a £20m road improvement. The A75 Hardgrove to Kinmount section in Dumfries... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Parking Review
Safer Parking
Fire crews are losing precious minutes when attending emergencies because of inconsiderate parking in the town of Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland.... continue
Categories: safety, Scotland
Local Transport Today
People/people
Reggie Tricker has joined the City of Edinburgh Council as a professional officer to lead the city’s street design guidance and marketing of... continue
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