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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Labour leader Ed Miliband says today that his party would give city and county regions more powers over public transport networks to spread... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
First Glasgow is to order four ‘virtual electric’ buses that will operate as electric vehicles in the most populated areas and on diesel... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is poised to order a further 200 New Routemaster buses even though an economic appraisal shows that purchasing conventional... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lancashire County Council has unveiled a £23m plan to transform Preston’s listed bus station, including providing leisure facilities for... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cambridgeshire County Council is to cut spending on the £1.5m Cambridgeshire Future Transport programme, which has seen the council work with... continue
Local Transport Today
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Passenger numbers on the Luton-Dunstable guided busway are running far below forecasts, figures reveal. The busway carried just over one million... continue
Local Transport Today
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Hampshire County Council is to stop subsidising evening and Sunday bus services as part of a wider programme to deliver £1.4m-£1.6m... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rhodri Clark
A tourism association has rescued a rural Sunday bus service and set up a supporters’ club, in recognition of the service’s benefits for... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has appointed consultant Atkins to research the benefits of voluntary and statutory bus quality partnerships in England and prepare best... continue
Local Transport Today
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The London Borough of Ealing has launched its illuminated bus lane trial on a road in Northolt (LTT 05 Sep). Outside the bus lane operating hours,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Wolverhampton and Hull City Councils are to begin camera enforcement of bus lanes. Drivers detected in Wolverhampton’s bus lanes will receive a... continue
Local Transport Today
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Bristol City Council officers say there is no case for introducing a bus Quality Contract Scheme in the city.  The topic of bus regulation was... continue
Local Transport Today
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The North East Combined Authority has put itself on a collision course with bus operators by approving plans to introduce a bus Quality Contract... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Liverpool City Council is to permanently remove all the bus lanes on radial roads. Liverpool’s Labour cabinet approved plans last week to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Buses could one day be driverless, a change that could potentially transform operating costs, transport minster Claire Perry has... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Richard Workman, Carmarthenshire Council’s director of technical services, has been appointed chair of Traveline Cymru’s board, replacing... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Former Conservative transport minister Steven Norris has been appointed a non-executive director of bus manufacturer Optare.... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Stephen Joseph
In the wake of the Scottish referendum, there is renewed interest in devolving decision-making within England. This is a cross-party consensus, with... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
Andrew Forster
Not so very long ago the idea of a big road investment programme in England seemed rather fanciful. Protests against many of the schemes proposed in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Deniz Huseyin
Almost all of Liverpool’s bus lanes are to be removed, the city counc... continue
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