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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Dundee City Council wants the Scottish Government to include a commitment to a major improvement on the A90  in the forthcoming National... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Opponents of the Government’s high-speed rail plans have seized on data showing that Virgin Trains services leaving Euston in the evening peak... continue
Local Transport Today
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Scotland carries out its own census, independently of England and Wales (as does Northern Ireland), and has yet to publish its data on car/van... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Transport Today
It is probably safe to assume that festive cheer is in short supply at the DfT this year in the wake of Sam Laidlaw’s report on the West Coast... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Network Rail has appointed BAM Nuttall as the main contractor for the delivery of the new Borders railway. The £220 million contract includes... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
News
The DfT has given Virgin up to 23 more months to run the West Coast Main Line. Its franchise was due to expire this month. The extension follows the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government  has decided not to implement speed limit increases on a number of trunk road sections even though its own assessment... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Midlothian Council is calling on the Scottish Government to commit to a “comprehensive investment programme” to improve the “full... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeenshire Council is to install an electric vehicle charging point in car parks in ten different town centres, making use of redundant power... continue
Categories: Energy / Fuel, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland has awarded two trunk road maintenance contracts after successfully getting a court suspension lifted. The suspension was in place... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Elspeth King has been appointed Scotland’s new Roadworks Commissioner, replacing John Gooday who is retiring. King, a civil engineer, managed... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Glasgow City Council has scrapped the sending of reminder letters for parking permits in a bid to cut costs. The letters informed the 9,000 permit... continue
Parking Review
Articles
The Scottish Government is examining installing average speed cameras along a 138-mile stretch of the A9 trunk road from Dunblane to Inverness... continue
Parking Review
Articles
Eight people have been charged with Blue Badge fraud in Edinburgh. Lothian and Borders Police and City of Edinburgh Council Fraud Prevention Officers... continue
Parking Review
Articles
City wardens in Aberdeen visited a number of primary schools across the city as part of Road Safety Week, which ran from 19 to 23 November. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Scotland has today awarded two trunk road maintenance contracts, worth an estimated £230 million total, following a successful bid to have... continue
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
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