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Local Transport Today
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Oyster-style smart ticketing on all local bus services should be delivered in Sheffield, in a city deal announced by Nick Clegg, the deputy prime... continue
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Fife Council is planning a 25% cut to supported bus service spending as part of a £5m savings programme on transport. Fife has already... continue
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The Welsh Government is setting up a company to provide  expertise on three high-profile public transport projects, and has hinted that it could... continue
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Lancashire County Council is to review its subsidised bus network on an area-by-area basis over the next 18 months. The council spends about... continue
Local Transport Today
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David Metz
For the measures supported by the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) to have lasting impact, they need to be set in a strategic context. Smarter... continue
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Councils in England spent just over £1bn last year on the statutory concessionary travel scheme for older people and the disabled, data... continue
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Political leaders in Tyne and Wear have agreed to protect the budget for bus services next year in cash terms, in line with the expectations of the... continue
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The West Yorkshire Combined Authority plans to use £1.1m of reserves to help meet funding pressures next year, including a £1m increase... continue
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Andrew Forster
Northamptonshire County Council is exploring a social enterprise model with the University of Northampton, and possibly other organisations, to... continue
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Bus operators are not legally required to make passengers give way to wheelchair users, the Court of Appeal has ruled.  Wheelchair user Doug... continue
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The founder of Cornwall and Devon independent bus operator Western Greyhound has sold the business.  The firm’s Liskeard operation in... continue
Local Transport Today
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John W E Helm
A big increase in profits at  joint venture company Virgin Rail Group has boosted Stagecoach Group results for the six months to 31 October... continue
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FirstGroup has installed warning bells on buses on route 83 between Oldham and Manchester in an effort to cut the chances of collisions with... continue
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Michael Dugher has used one of his first interviews since becoming shadow transport secretary to emphasise his pro-road views.   “Most... continue
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The Quality Contract Scheme board set up to scrutinise Nexus’s plan for a bus Quality Contract Scheme in Tyne and Wear will not be able to... continue
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Andrew Forster
A Private?Bill could be used to give Greater Manchester powers to introduce bus franchising. The Government said last month that it was “ready... continue
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The Office for Low Emission Vehicles has invited cities across the UK to bid to a £35m ultra-low emission cars fund.  Two to four cities... continue
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Labour today widened its attack on private sector operators, with the shadow transport secretary savaging Martin Griffiths, Stagecoach chief... continue
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Patrick McDonnell
A court ruling that bus operators are not legally required to make parents with buggies give way to wheelchair users could impact on disabled... continue
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Councils in South Yorkshire are demanding a further huge cut to the Passenger Transport Executive’s budget next year as they themselves grapple... continue
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