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Local Transport Today
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The House of Commons transport committee has announced an inquiry into the future of the UK’s smaller airports, including the role that local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Britain’s unpopular Pacer trains should be converted into trains for tourist routes, rather than being scrapped, according to a rail... continue
Categories: Cycling, Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A paucity of research into UK freight activity is hampering public policy for the sector, according to the Independent Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A project to develop less visually intrusive overhead power supply systems for light rail has won a grant from the Government’s Technology... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
It sounds impressive: 50,000 jobs could be created if buses were 10% faster. But it also sounds odd. How can faster buses create jobs? The figure... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Andrew Allen has been appointed a policy analyst at the Campaign for Better Transport. He was the CBT’s press officer. Chloe Darlington has... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Automated technology will transform many, but not all, forms of public transport, believes Begg.  Train drivers will continue to be needed on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Fully automated vehicles may still be decades away but there is a huge amount of interest today in automated technologies and their implications for... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Former Labour transport minister Lord Whitty has been appointed chair of the Road Safety Foundation, taking over from Lord Dubs. ... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
People/people
John Dawson has retired from his position as managing director of the European Road Assessment Association, which undertakes the European Road... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Nick Dixon has joined consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff as director for development planning and infrastructure in the firm’s highways,... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Joe Irvin has been appointed chief executive of pedestrian charity Living Streets, taking over from Tony Armstrong who left last month to become... continue
Categories: Pedestrians, All of UK
Local Transport Today
News
MAG, the owner and operator of Manchester, London Stansted,  East Midlands and Bournemouth airports, reported strong performance for the year... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Alistair Kirkbride has been appointed executive director of Carplus, the body that promotes car clubs and shared transport, succeeding Chas Ball who... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A British state-owned train operator would be allowed to compete with private operators and overseas state operators for  rail franchises if... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has gained better access to the centre of Government with the appointment of John Hayes as minister of state for transport in last... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The provision of traffic-free cycling and walking routes has helped increase levels of walking and cycling in local communities, according to new... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A majority of adults support the idea of graduated driver licences for young drivers, according to a survey for the RAC Foundation by Ipsos Mori.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
Just in case anybody was in any doubt, the era of ‘big data’ is most definitely here, and here to stay. “Eighteen months ago a lot... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
ON 5 JULY The Daily Telegraph editorialised on plans allegedly being drawn up by the Labour Party to allow a state-owned body to compete against... continue
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