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Local Transport Today
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Cyclists and road danger reduction campaigners have welcomed Transport for London’s decision to end the use of ‘Cyclists stay back’... continue
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The dynamics of the competition between bus operator Arriva and a taxibus operator on the route between Liverpool city centre and the city’s... continue
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Network Rail has introduced a ban on vehicles entering Edinburgh’s Waverley rail station with immediate effect. In recent months the station... continue
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Andrew Forster
Leicestershire County Council is expected to approve plans next week for four ‘community bus partnerships’ (CBPs) that will see local... continue
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Lawyers acting on behalf of independent bus operators have written to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin, warning him of possible judicial review... continue
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A liverpool taxi operator has launched a taxibus service in direct competition with bus services between the city centre and Liverpool John Lennon... continue
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It may not rank up there with the post-deregulation bus wars that broke out on Britain’s streets in the 1980s, but the decision of a taxi... continue
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Reading Borough Council plans to spend £75,000 retrofitting a number of taxis to run on compressed natural gas.   ... continue
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All new taxis in London will have to be zero emission capable from 2018, London mayor Boris Johnson has announced.  The mayor said he wanted the... continue
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John W. E. Helm
London’s modal shift from private to public transport, cycling and walking continues apace, and is the main theme behind TfL’s annual... continue
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Nissan has unveiled a petrol-engined taxi aimed at the London market. The vehicle will go on sale in December 2014. Traditional black cabs have... continue
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Cambridgeshire County Council is piloting a new method to manage taxis on a narrow street in Cambridge. A month-long trial began just before... continue
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The DfT wants to encourage more taxi firms and private hire vehicle (PHV) operators to provide local bus services outside London. Section 12 of the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Two taxi operators in Liverpool are teaming up to operate taxibus services in competition with bus operators.  The firms, A&J Taxis and... continue
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Brighton and Hove City Council has scaled back a planned roll-out of 20mph speed limits because a majority of the public opposed the lower limits in... continue
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Highland Council is to provide funding for an innovative rural taxi service that was set up by a local community after the council withdrew a bus... continue
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The European Court of Justice is reviewing if Transport for London’s policy of allowing taxis but not private hire vehicles (PHVs) to use bus... continue
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Brighton and Hove Council’s green administration is facing a backlash from motorists who claim the council has declared “war” on... continue
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The DfT should make audio visual passenger information systems a “requirement” on all new buses, the House of Commons transport committee... continue
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The House of Commons transport committee is inviting evidence for its new inquiry into passenger transport in isolated communities. Issues include:... continue
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