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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Government subsidies are increasing overall economic inequality with the richest ten per cent receiving more than treble what the poorest get,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
New cycling infrastructure must consider the needs of disabled cyclists, says Isabelle Clement, director of charity Wheels for Wellbeing. The 2011... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cycle logistics is gaining traction as a means of delivering goods in urban areas across Europe. Rising fuel costs, concerns over air quality,... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT is commissioning research to help evaluators compare how projects perform with predictions made in business cases.  The Department says... continue
Local Transport Today
News
WYG, the programme, project management and technical consultancy, has purchased transport and infrastructure consultancy FMW. FMW employs 17 staff... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The chief executive of Dutch state railways NS (Nederlandse Spoorwegen), Timo Huges, has resigned, and the chief executive of subsidiary Abellio... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
FirstGroup has ordered 385 buses worth £77.7m for delivery this financial year to its UK businesses. Northern Ireland-based Wrightbus will... continue
Local Transport Today
News
FirstGroup’s revenue fell 9.9% to £6.051bn for the year ending 31 March 2015 ((2014: £6.717bn) but group operating profit increased... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
South Yorkshire PTE insisted this week that partnership working with bus operators was the way forward despite figures showing that Sheffield’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Passenger numbers and revenue on light rail systems in Birmingham, Sheffield and Blackpool all fell last year (2014/15), according to figures... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
I must respond to the letters from Chris Oldham and Rod King of 20’s Plenty (Letters LTT 29 May). There is nothing ill-considered in that... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Mike Crowhurst, Leeds LS25
I confess that it is with trepidation that I dip into or scan your features and supplements on modelling, as our number-crunching brethren sometimes... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The HS2 debate rumbles on but one thing that hasn’t yet had much attention is the train interiors. Lord Berkeley is alarmed at reports... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
I was at the VeloCity conference last week, the first time I’d been to this annual three-day urban cycling jamboree. While having a chat with a... continue
Categories: Cycling, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
It’s a common misconception within the transport industry that the ‘community rail’ movement is entirely volunteer-run.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor George Osborne is expected to say later today that borrowing for public investment projects should in future be ruled out. Both Labour... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor today hails an extra £3bn in cuts this financial year including £545m delivered by the DfT. The DfT, along will all other... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Labour leadership favourite Andy Burnham has urged that the recommendations of the Airports Commission should be implemented. The final report of the... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
The election of the first majority Conservative government since 1992 has seen significant changes in the shape of both the cabinet and key... continue
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