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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
Local Transport Today
In brief
Reading Borough Council plans to spend £75,000 retrofitting a number of taxis to run on compressed natural gas.   ... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
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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