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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Concerning the reduction in bus lane operating hours in Edinburgh, I note that this seems to have been done because a survey found that there is... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
A full study of all modes of transport on the Southern Trans-Pennine corridor (Greater Manchester to South Yorkshire) is urgently required and will... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
Merseytravel has been awarded £420,000 for emission reducing and fuel saving devices to be fitted to buses across the Liverpool City Region... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The mayor of London, Boris Johnson, renewed calls for the scrapping the most polluting diesel cars and giving drivers cash incentives to switch to... continue
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Media monitor
ON 12 SEPTEMBER Labour MP Alan Whitehead used a column in The Guardian to suggest a somewhat innovative idea. “It may be too fanciful an idea,... continue
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Regular news
Stagecoach has reported good organic and revenue growth amongst its four main operating divisions for the year ending 30 April 2014. Group revenue... continue
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Regular news
Profits, revenuees and passenger growth figures are all up for the Go-Ahead Group bus and rail sectors, according to the company’s latest... continue
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Regular news
THE HIGHWAYS Agency and coach operator National Express, have reached an agreement to work together to improve the customer experience for users of... continue
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Regular news
SYSTRA HAS been selected to undertake the A76 corridor partnership study on behalf of East Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway Councils, in... continue
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In brief
New research carried out for the Greener Journeys public transport lobby group by KPMG says that every £1 spent on free bus travel for older... continue
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Lead Story
by Rik Thomas
The Department for Transport has announced that it is to provide £34m of funding to build the first phase of the Bristol ‘Metrobus’... continue
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People/people
Wrightbus has announced that Tony Martyn has been appointed as its new engineering director. He joins from Alexander Dennis, where he has spent the... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The Local Government Association issues a call today to scrap the ringfencing of transport budgets that separates road improvement and maintenance... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
A new rapid bus network for Bristol will be built after the DfT announced £34m funding towards the project.  The announcement comes after... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
All 16 - 21-year-olds would get two-thirds off all bus travel under plans unveiled by the Lib Dems today. The proposal forms part of the party's... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Go-Ahead has announced that profits leapt by a fifth over the year that it won the UK's largest rail franchise, bringing together the Thameslink,... continue
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In brief
Transport for London is to trial inductive charging technology on up to four diesel electric hybrid buses next year. The Alexander Dennis... continue
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Regular news
The Welsh Government is commissioning study work on a light rail system for Cardiff, focusing initially on the corridor between Cardiff Queen Street... continue
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Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The london Borough of Ealing is to trial the use of illuminated chevrons on the entrance to bus lanes to inform drivers when  they are open for... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
The city of Edinburgh Council is to let motorcyclists use the city’s bus lanes and is to convert 14 miles of all-day bus lanes into peak... continue
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