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Local Transport Today
In brief
Leeds City Council is planning a partnership with Government company London and Continental Railways to promote regeneration in the vicinity of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Political leaders in West Yorkshire have expressed disappointment about the content of the devolution deal for the area struck with the Government... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
AS THE Government published its Northern Transport Strategy report, which is, in essence, a long-term plan to improve road and rail links between the... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The West Yorkshire Combined Authority is seeking a car club operator covering the conurbation’s five districts and York. The contract is due to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has promised to legislate in the next Parliament to bring HS2 to Crewe. McLoughlin said he was satisfied with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government wants ambitious rail upgrades for across northern England - so-called 'TransNorth' links - to be delivered from 2019 including from... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government has selected the Leeds city region to pilot shared transport initiatives including measures to expand car clubs and a smartphone app... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Rebecca Gibson has joined consultant WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff as a senior transport planner in Leeds. She was a senior transport planning officer... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Public transport operators in South Yorkshire have agreed to fund the printing of paper timetables for some of their services following the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The West Yorkshire region has been looking hard at the introduction of smartcard public transport ticketing for some 10-15 years, John Henkel, acting... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in North Yorkshire are investigating future governance options, including a combined authority overseeing transport and economic... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is to appoint a team of commissioners to take over all the functions of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council following the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has discontinued the tender process for three more asset support contracts (ASCs) after existing bids were deemed... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The question of how we make more use of small and medium-sized stations has been addressed in these columns on several occasions in the past. As we... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Five National Parks are to share £2.7m of DfT grant to develop cycling facilities. Norfolk and Suffolk Broads will receive £715,000;... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of York Council is forming an independently-chaired cross-party commission to identify ways to ease traffic congestion in the city. The body... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A 1,000-mile network of cycleways could be created in the corridor of HS2 under plans being explored by the DfT. Consultant Royal HaskoningDHV was... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Andy Raleigh has joined Wakefield-based consultant Travel Plan Services Ltd as a transport planner. Raleigh, who has a geography degree, retired from... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in York have thrown out plans to save £212,000 by cutting tendered bus services. Councillors last February approved a plan to make... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local authorities are unlikely to bear any of the financial risk associated with the new Northern Rail and TransPennine Express franchises, which are... continue
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