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Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
The DfT last week announced Full Approval status for Somerset County Council’s ‘Third Way’ project – a new road linking the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Devon County Council is to use the South West’s pump-priming infrastructure fund to help deliver new roads east of Exeter. The South West... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
South Gloucestershire Council has approved plans to allow goods vehicles over 7.5 tonnes to use its morning peak high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Traffic Light are being switched off at two junctions in Bristol to see what impact it has on traffic flow and pedestrian perceptions of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A committee of MPs has called on the south-west of England to increase the transparency with which the region prioritises the Regional Funding... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bristol City Council has approved plans for an area-wide  signed-only 20mph speed limit  in inner South Bristol. A consultation attracted... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
John Burch has been appointed regional manager for the South West at the Confederation of Passenger Transport, a part-time post, starting on 1 April.... continue
New Transit
Projects
Firstgroup has beat off competition from over 78 operators to land a major contract from the Olympic Delivery Authority to operate and co-ordinate... continue
New Transit
Projects
Major scheme bids for two Bristol transport improvement packages have been endorsed by the West of England Partnership. The move clears the way for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The West of England Partnership authorities are drawing up plans for a ‘smart’ public transport ticketing scheme. The Bristol conurbation... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A NUMBER of major transport schemes in the south-west of England face an uncertain future because of DfT budgetary pressures, local authorities in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport policy-making in Norwich and Exeter will pass to new unitary authorities under local government reforms announced by local government... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Wiltshire County Council’s strategic planning committee has granted planning approvals for alterations to the A344 including the closure of... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Major scheme bids for the South Bristol Link (SBL) and the North Fringe to Hengrove Package (NFHP) have this week been endorsed by the West of... continue
New Transit
End of the line
Sad news from Plymouth where it appears a cat who became a celebrity by travelling around Plymouth on local buses has died after being struck by a... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Construction services group Hydrock has acquired south west transport consultancy Byways and Highways. The deal will enable Hydrock to move into a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bristol City Council is devising a plan to respond to the possibility of steeply rising oil prices. There is a “growing consensus that the era... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A district council in Somerset is considering dropping a travel plan bond for a business park after the developer warned it could threaten the... continue
New Transit
In brief
Go Ahead expanded its bus interests with the capture of the 180-vehicle Plymouth Citybus business. The council-owned firm was put up for sale at the... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Stagecoach says that it is hopeful that it will win a £100m dispute with the Department for Transport over revenue support payments at its... continue
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