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New Transit
Bus News
Meera Rambissoon
First Devon and Cornwall is extending its Ugobus network in Plymouth with four new routes to the existing eight, from Sunday 11 October, with a... continue
New Transit
Cover Story Detail
Bristol’s chance to develop a light rail system disappeared in 2004 following the repeated inability of South Gloucestershire and Bristol City... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A smartcard ticketing system has been introduced on the ULink bus services in Bristol operated on behalf of the University of the West of England by... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Steve Melia has been appointed to the new position of senior lecturer in transport planning at the University of the West of England. Melia will be... continue
Categories: Southwest England
New Transit
Editorial Comment Briefs
Many passengers travelling into London in the morning and out of London in the afternoon will see their fares rise by 20%. At the same time, car... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Meera Rambissoon
South West Trains is to extend the UK rail network’s first green cycle hire initiative following a successful pilot scheme. Earlier this year,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Gloucestershire County Council is preparing guidance on developer contributions to transport based on accessibility levels. The council hopes the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is being urged to abolish vehicle excise duty on car club cars and exempt car club vehicles from congestion charging. Bristol City... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bristol City Council is building up a web-based library of evidence outlining the health benefits of walking and cycling. The resource is being put... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Passenger Focus has criticised plans by First Great Western to introduce new restrictions on its cheapest off-peak tickets which will mean many... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Andrew Garnett
Bath and North East Somerset Council’s Development Control Committee has approved plans for the expansion of the Newbridge Park and Ride site... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Award-winning Western Greyhound, Cornwall’s largest independent operator, has won a significant number of additional Cornish trunk routes in a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has asked the South West of England to rethink some of its Regional Funding Allocation advice and, in particular, the decision to push some... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Members of the Unite union at Plymouth Citybus will stage a demonstration at Plymouth City Council's offices on Monday in protest at council plans to... continue
New Transit
People
Stagecoach has announced the appointment of Andy Pitt as managing director of South?West Trains. He will succeed incumbent Stewart Palmer who will... continue
New Transit
Rail News Lead Story
South West Trains today announced the appointment of Andy Pitt as its new managing director. Pitt (50), who has more than 26 years’ experience... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Claire Smith, Parkend, Gloucestershire
As a cyclist and rail traveller I was thrilled to read that the rail industry is putting “more thought into how customers are getting to and... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Bath and North East Somerset Council’s development control committee has decided to not determine the planning application for a 500-space... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Weymouth’s Esplanade regeneration scheme has effectively been scrapped following the withdrawal of a £6.6m funding contribution from the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The four local authorities in Greater Bristol are investigating setting up an arms-length company that could be tasked with delivering transport,... continue
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