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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT has issued guidance to help local authorities ensure that grants paid to community transport organisations do not fall foul of European rules... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has supported Transport for London’s policy of allowing taxis but not private hire vehicles to use bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Camden plans to implement ‘stepped track’ cycleways on some streets in the West End, whereby the cycle lane is... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Andrew Forster
Northamptonshire County Council is exploring a social enterprise model with the University of Northampton, and possibly other organisations, to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT is setting up a £25m fund to provide minibuses for community transport operators in rural and isolated areas of England. The scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Scott Le Vine,Imperial College London
Shared-mobility services are making themselves felt on the transport landscape – with Uber recently valued at a higher market capitalisation... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London’s transport commissioner Sir Peter Hendy has voiced optimism that Transport for London will win the legal case over its policy of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Buckinghamshire are urging the council to break out of a ‘bus is best’ mindset for public transport provision.... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The Alliance of British Drivers has just named Bristol City Council the ‘Worst council for drivers and mobility choice’, citing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON has welcomed the opinion of the Advocate General, who advises the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg, rejecting the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Contrary to our story in the last issue, ‘Liverpool taxibus allowed to stay on the road’, the North West Traffic Commissioner’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Drummond Gilbert, Alastair Thompson & Giles Bailey, GoCarShare
As our cities grow and sustainability and environmental concerns become core to providing robust, pleasant and competitive places to live and work,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Traffic Commissioner has allowed a Liverpool-based taxi firm to continue operating  taxibus services head-to-head with bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cyclists and road danger reduction campaigners have welcomed Transport for London’s decision to end the use of ‘Cyclists stay back’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Network Rail has introduced a ban on vehicles entering Edinburgh’s Waverley rail station with immediate effect. In recent months the station... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Leicestershire County Council is expected to approve plans next week for four ‘community bus partnerships’ (CBPs) that will see local... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Lawyers acting on behalf of independent bus operators have written to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin, warning him of possible judicial review... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A liverpool taxi operator has launched a taxibus service in direct competition with bus services between the city centre and Liverpool John Lennon... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
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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