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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Julian Peddle, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
I am pleased to see that the Welsh Government and Welsh bus operators have agreed payments for the Welsh scheme going forward at  a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Christian Schmidt, Newport
It is disheartening to read that Cambridgeshire seems set to continue with their floating bus stop proposals (‘Floating bus stops redesigned to... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  One casualty of last week’s reshuffle was the environment minister Owen Paterson, who during his short time in office because something... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
ON 11 JULY the Greener Journeys public transport lobby group took the somewhat unusual step of taking out a paid ‘advertisement feature’... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
There is growing interest in ‘community bus partnerships’ (CBPs) with authorities such as Leicestershire, South Yorkshire and Merseyside... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Opponents of the three bus rapid transit routes in Bristol and the surrounding area say the investment will have a negligible impact on passenger... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London Travelwatch is pressing Transport for London to quantify the delays that buses will experience from a proposed new cycle... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cardiff Council is exploring sites on either side of the city’s main railway station for a new bus station. The existing bus station in Central... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Liverpool City Council plans to extend its nine-month trial of suspending bus lanes by a further four months. The trial, which affects all 26 of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
It sounds impressive: 50,000 jobs could be created if buses were 10% faster. But it also sounds odd. How can faster buses create jobs? The figure... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Automated technology will transform many, but not all, forms of public transport, believes Begg.  Train drivers will continue to be needed on... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Wolverhampton City Council leader Roger Lawrence has been elected chair of the new West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority comprising leaders of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
PTEs are urging the Government to scrap Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) in England, saying it should be replaced by a bigger ‘Connectivity... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Passenger Transport Executive Group today pitch for extra funding for bus services, given that £500m has been lost to the sector in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
MPs want a large-scale pilot of a 'total transport' scheme where different transport budgets held by health, social services, transport and other... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Hertfordshire County Council is to consult on eliminating bus subsidy after 6.30pm every day and on all Sunday services from 2015/16 in order to save... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Norfolk County Council hopes to reduce spending on school transport by encouraging children eligible for free transport to cycle instead. The council... 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
In brief
Local MPs Kerry McCarthy and Charlotte Leslie and 11 councillors are calling on Bristol City Council and South Gloucestershire Council to make... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cyclists and road danger reduction campaigners have welcomed Transport for London’s decision to end the use of ‘Cyclists stay back’... continue
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