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Local Transport Today
People/people
Scotland’s deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon has acquired responsibility for transport policy in a ministerial reshuffle. Sturgeon has been... continue
New Transit
Cover Story Detail
David Crawford
Scotland is giving top-level status to the role of public authorities in promoting better passenger information. In a pioneering collaboration,... continue
New Transit
Business Lead Story
Daniel Wright
Legal action, petitions, pleas to the UK Parliament, and plans for competing flights by dissapointed rival Virgin have followed the naming of First... continue
New Transit
People
Richard Parry has been appointed to be managing director of the new Intercity West Coast franchise just awarded to First Group. He headed the bid... continue
Parking Review
Articles
The Scottish police and charity Crimestoppers are launching a national campaign to help tackle metal theft in Scotland. The “Cut out Metal... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Implementing Scotlands National Roads Maintenance Review is likely to see the Scottish Government seeking departures from UK highway standards. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport secretary Justine Greening has rejected the Scottish Government’s request that it be allowed to contract rail services to a Scottish... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland is seeking tenders for a bypass of the Ayrshire town of Maybole on the A77 route serving the Loch Ryan Ports. Ground investigation... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Scottish Transport minister Keith Brown has announced the third round of the Scottish Government’s ‘green’ bus fund. £3m is to be... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Lee Baker
The National Roads Maintenance Review recommends a radical shake-up of how roads services are delivered in Scotland. There are, however, slightly... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The shadow transport secretary, Maria Eagle, has called for train services on the East Coast main line to remain in government hands. The previous... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has been forced to delay awarding the West Coast main line franchise to FirstGroup after Virgin Trains launched legal action over the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport secretary Justine Greening is lobbying Chancellor George Osborne to  authorise waiving the coalition Government’s policy of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Scotland’s seven regional transport partnerships could play a bigger role in transport policy and delivery following the completion of a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A Scottish Government taskforce set up to find a solution to landslips on the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll and Bute met for the first time... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Aberdeen is to be the home of Europe’s biggest hydrogen bus fleet as part of an EU-backed ‘clean energy hub’... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A potholes research board in England, similar to the one recently established in Scotland, is to be recommended by Potholes Review lead Matthew Lugg.... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT this week awarded FirstGroup the West Coast Main Line franchise in a deal that will see the rail operator pay the DfT £5.5bn (net... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“I never have understood the SNP policy towards high-speed rail,” Brian Monteith, managing editor of the “apolitical” Think... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government is to propose that utility companies contribute to the cost of making good long-term damage to roads their works cause. The... continue
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