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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The North East Combined Authority has agreed to submit proposals for a quality contract scheme for national approval, in a move which would bring the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Leicestershire County Council and Leicester City Council are to consult on introducing charges for concessionary passholders using park-and-ride... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A huge funding gap has emerged between how much councils in England spend on the statutory concessionary travel scheme for older and disabled people,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Buckinghamshire are urging the council to break out of a ‘bus is best’ mindset for public transport provision.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Brighton have agreed to give motorbikes and other powered two wheelers (P2Ws) permanent access to bus lanes on the A23 and A259 main... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
FURTHER cuts to bus services in Surrey are looming as the council seeks to save £2m a year from its local transport services budget by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Derbyshire County Council is to cut its supported local bus services budget from £3.7m to £1.2m by 2016/17 and abolish the £1.5m... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The North East Combined Authority (NECA) is expected next week to approve plans for a bus Quality Contract Scheme (QCS) in Tyne and Wear. In a report... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Plans to shake-up the procedures for bus service registrations in Scotland have attracted a mixed response from local authorities.  Operators... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
SEStran, the South East Scotland Transport Partnership, is to purchase land immediately south of the Tay Bridge for use as a 350-space bus-based... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
The report on Tyne and Wear bus policy going to next week’s meeting of the North East Combined Authority runs to more than 900 pages, surely... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Gavin Hunter has been appointed managing director of Go-Ahead’s East Anglian bus business, replacing Julian Patterson who is leaving the group.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Cambridgeshire county Council is to seek £30.7m from guided busway contractor BAM Nuttall to cover the cost of repairing alleged defects in the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
First Aberdeen managing director Duncan Cameron is to leave the company early next year to become performance director of road haulier ARR Crai... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Transport for Greater Manchester has appointed Nicola Kane as its transport strategy manager. Kane joins from consultant Peter Brett Associates where... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Nexus director general Bernard Garner is to retire before the end of the year. He has held the post since 2006. The new North East Combined Authority... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The Alliance of British Drivers has just named Bristol City Council the ‘Worst council for drivers and mobility choice’, citing the... continue
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Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The North East Combined Authority is expected to decide next week to press ahead with a bus Quality Contract Scheme for Tyne and Wear. If it does so... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A European Union-wide project to demonstrate electric buses in operation has launched, with plans to bring trials to the streets of London and... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Over the summer, Britain's manufacturers called for the politics to be taken out of transport planning, to end what they see as decades of... continue
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