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Local Transport Today
In brief
Metro, the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive, is inviting expressions of interest for a four-year transport planning consultancy services... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
South Hampshire may not have the same profile as the big Metropolitan areas in the Midlands and North of England but it is nonetheless one of the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Joe Weiss, transportation and projects director at the City of London, is retiring at the end of this month. Weiss has held five different posts... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough of Islington is to commission a feasibility study into removing the one-way gyratory road system at Archway. The borough has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is reducing the number of director posts from 51 to 38 as part of its ongoing efficiency programme. Posts being deleted include... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Hamilton Purdie, Glasgow City Council’s group manager traffic systems, has retired. He has been replaced by Andrew Torrance.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Assembly transport committee has called on the mayor to reinstate a road user hierarchy that promotes walking, cycling, public transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A second new service of use to travellers in Manchester, meanwhile, has been developed by Stefan Wehrmeyer, a 23-year-old student in Berlin. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The perennially controversial subject of road traffic congestion made several significant appearances in the media in early June. On June 3, for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for Greater Manchester is consulting on plans to increase capacity on the Metrolink network by building a second tram line across the city... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport has received the findings of a critical report into its activities from one of its constituent authorities.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
With the announcement of the ‘frontrunner’ areas for neighbourhood plans, London Business Improvement District (BID) Better Bankside has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is inviting  expressions of interest from consultants for a four-year framework with an estimated value... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Work is progressing to transform Exhibition Road in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The picture shows the ‘single... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
England’s six metropolitan transport executives have called on politicians to restrain car use. Pteg chair Geoff Inskip said the EU should make... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Franchising of bus routes could be the way to encourage greater competition in some local bus markets, says the Commission.  It admits that... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The London boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea are laying plans to jointly manage highways, transport and parking... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rick Thomas
On 15 April The Independent launched a campaign to ‘save our cyclists’. “Urgent action is needed to protect cyclists from lorries... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Councillor John Bint (Con), Milton Keynes Council, MK9
Several of your correspondents seem to suggest that Milton Keynes has become a successful New Town in spite of our much-loved grid road network being... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Chris Haynes grew up in the Black Country and as a child was fascinated by large engineering projects. He studied civil engineering at Newcastle... continue
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