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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Julie Boston, Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways, Bristol
The threat to local authority transport teams is alarming. However, Bristol City Council transport officers, despite being dedicated, have been... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Car club provider Streetcar is trying to tempt students in Bristol to become members. The company has located a car in Bristol University’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Pressure to reduce tolls and delays on the Severn Crossings look unlikely to bear fruit because of the way the PFI deal for the crossings was... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Somerset have approved major reductions to the transport service as part of council-wide budget cuts. Members have approved plans to... continue
New Transit
News Lead Story
As Go Ahead this morning revealed the retirement of chief executive Keith Ludeman and the appointment of TfL's David Brown as his successor, the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
‘SMART’ bus ticketing in the south-west of England has moved a step closer with the launch of a local authority/bus industry ‘not... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus operator First Group is in talks with the West of England Partnership authorities over their plan to specify maximum fares and minimum... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new link road has been opened to reduce delays for buses in Poole. The Borough of Poole Council says the £210,000 scheme will cut bus journey... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bristol City Council is to invite car club operators to bid for the right to roll-out further car club parking bays. Bristol plans to appoint more... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Surrey County Council is calling on the Government to scrap the Traffic Commissioners and pass responsibility for bus  and goods vehicle... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new multi-operator one-day travelcard has been launched for buses in the South Coast towns of Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Speed Camera's in Wiltshire will be demobilised later this year following the decision to disband the Wiltshire and Swindon Safety Camera... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Professor Glenn Lyons, founder and first director of the Centre for Transport and Society (CTS) at the University of the West of England, has been... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
David Coates has been appointed public transport manager at Dorset County Council, starting later this month. He will replace Anthony Crompt... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Dorset County Council is to guarantee the £3m needed to allow regular rail services between Swanage and the main line rail network. The Swanage... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A researcher at the University of West of England is investigating why women cycle less than men. Anja Dalton is undertaking the project for the... continue
New Transit
Technology News
UK firm Volo TV is on track to deliver its ground breaking on-train TV entertainment system across First Great Western’s entire high speed... continue
New Transit
People
There are many people holding a range of high management positions in Stagecoach’s Uk bus business who started their careers as trainee drivers... continue
New Transit
End of the line
Last month we featured the famous bus shelter in the Shetland community of Unst that has developed a reputation for being Britain’s most... continue
New Transit
Invest to save
SWT, Siemens and Network Rail work together on trial
South West Trains, Siemens and Network Rail, have joined forces to pilot an innovative new system that can diagnose potential problems with trains by... continue
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