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Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland is investing £2.4m to convert wet film speed cameras to digital equipment. There are currently 168 fixed site speed cameras... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Aberdeen City Council is seeking expressions of interest for a contract to design, construct and finance the city’s western bypass and dual... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking views on whether to implement lower speed limits on many main roads. The council has just launched a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Parkeon Transit has been awarded the contract to provide the ticketing system for the Edinburgh tram. The contract includes the supply and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail and the City of Edinburgh Council are studying how to operate a taxi stacking area outside Waverley station. The stacking area is part... continue
Parking Review
Electric vehicles
Aberdeenshire Council is to install an electric vehicle charging point in car parks in ten different town centres, making use of redundant power... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Tariffs are to be introduced at 10 coastal car parks in Lothian, Scotland. The £2 daily charge, which will apply from April to September, will... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
A Private Members’ Bill that would enforce restrictions on pavement parking, dropped kerb and double parking is to be considered by the... continue
Parking Review
Operational
An extra £3.9m is to be invested in Scotland’s cycling infrastructure over the next two years. The money was announced by the Scottish... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government is pressing the UK Government to consider a graduated driver licensing scheme for new drivers. Such a scheme could place... continue
Categories: Car use, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Before writing this week’s comment piece on rail investment, we thought we’d better just check that our impression that rail scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Over £1.4bn will be spent enhancing Scotland’s rail network in the next five-year control period according to Network Rail’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail wants to electrify Edinburgh’s suburban railway in the next five-year control period, 2014/15-2018/19. The ‘South Sub’... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail plans to electrify the East Kilbride line in Strathclyde under the same sort of alliance deal with ScotRail that is currently being used... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Sixty companies attended an industry day to inform potential contractors and funders of the opportunities that the £653m Aberdeen Western... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Are you sitting comfortably? Then let us begin. This is a story about how the Department for Transport spectacularly mishandled the competition for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highlands and Islands transport partnership (HITRANS) is leading a proposed £240,000 trial to move whisky by rail from Elgin, in Moray, to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government has extended the current ScotRail franchise to 31 March 2015. The contract, currently held by FirstGroup, was due to expire... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
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
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