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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Introduction of driverless trains on the Glasgow Subway came a step closer this week with the Scottish Government’s announcement of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Scotland said all options including outsourcing will be considered under a review of how highways services are provided. Donald Morrison,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Arup has won a design contract from Strathclyde Partnership for Transport for works to modernise the Glasgow subway system. Arup’s bid of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
BAA is believed to be studying options for tram-train technology to serve Glasgow Airport. The airport owner is currently developing a surface access... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport secretary Justine Greening has authorised Government company HS2 to liaise with the Scottish Government on routes and funding options for... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Scottish transport minister Keith Brown has offered an assurance that no rail stations in Scotland will close as a result of Transport... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Road authorities in Scotland have expressed concern that the Scottish Government’s National Road Maintenance Review will interfere with... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland has outlined an £11m plan to alleviate traffic congestion on the A82 Glasgow-Fort William road at Pulpit Rock, Loch Lomond.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Tenement residents in parts of Edinburgh are to be offered on-street bicycle parking. The city council plans to install three types of parking... continue
Categories: Cycling, Parking, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Stagecoach and the South East Scotland Transport Partnership (SEStran) are continuing to investigate a cross-Forth ferry service linking Burntisland... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The year one passenger forecast for the Edinburgh tram has been reduced to 5.4 million passengers following the decision to truncate the route to run... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland should consider a “bolder” approach to closing little-used rail stations on Scotland’s rail network, according... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
People/people
Gordon Buchan has joined consultant Savell, Bird and Axon as its new regional director in Edinburgh. He was Halcrow’s regional development... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Dundee has become the latest city to host a car club. The scheme has been set up by Solar Cities Scotland, social enterprise company Commonwheels and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government is pressing ahead with a review of the reimbursement rate paid to bus operators for concessionary travel despite operator... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The City of Edinburgh Council has agreed to release an extra £500,000 for fixing defects from  reserves for the remainder of the 2011/12... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Pout, London E1
The success of an urban rail network is ease of access to it. Inner city stations are particularly important for two reasons: accessing the central... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeen City Council has secured £9.2m of EU funding to help local bus operators acquire 12 hydrogen-powered buses. The council itself has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TRUNK ROADS and cycling will benefit from additional expenditure announced by the Scottish Government. Finance minister John Swinney revealed an... continue
New Transit
People
FirstGroup has appointed Richard Parry in the newly created role in the West Coast Intercity rail franchise bid team. Parry joins the group after 19... continue
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