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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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of deaths on Britain’s roads fell to a record low in 2013, according to figures released by the DfT.  There were 1,713 deaths... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A big shake-up to bus grant regimes across the UK is being recommended to encourage operators to purchase low carbon vehicles. A report commissioned... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has announced an extra £15m in 2015/16 to improve cycle-rail integration, through measures such as additional station bike parking. A... continue
Categories: Cycling, Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
UK sales of electric and other ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) increased 44% in 2013/14, according to the DfT. New ULEV registrations were 5,451... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has announced a further £9m grant to help householders install electric vehicle charging points at their home. The scheme, to be... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT is preparing to scrap its online journey planning service Transport Direct because of the growth of services provided by the private... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Software developer Transport Simulation Systems (TSS), the company behind the Aimsun and Aumsun online traffic software, has opened a UK office in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Royal Mail is inviting train operators to bid for a contract to move mail by rail. The five-year contract covers the operation of seven services... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
FirstGroup's management are braced for fierce criticism of chief executive Tim O’Toole’s £2m remuneration package at the Annual... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Chris Stack has joined transport planning and urban design consultant Phil Jones Associates from Atkins as a principal consultant. Phil Jones... continue
Categories: Urban Design, All of UK
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