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Local Transport Today
Regular news
FirstGroup is reviewing its bus fares policy in the Bristol area in response to public pressure. FirstGroup, the area’s major operator, said... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Metro, the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive, is bracing itself for difficult negotiations with bus operators over the next concessionary... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Suffolk County Council plans to launch a smartcard giving 16-19 year olds 25% off adult fares on local bus services. The ‘Endeavour card’... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Martin Harris has been named the new managing director of Go-Ahead Group’s subsidiary the Brighton & Hove Bus Company. Harris, currently... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government this week rejected the City of Edinburgh Council’s request that the Government fund concessionary travel on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Lee Baker
A DfT decision to extend FirstGroup’s Great Western and Thameslink franchises for over two years has bought the troubled group some breathing... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive’s director general David Brown has been appointed the new chair of PTEG for a two-year term,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
WILL JUDGE is quite adamant that the future of transport ticketing is the contactless bankcard and that the days of the dedicated transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“Intelligent travel systems such as ‘pay-and-wave’ technology could help solve traffic congestion and reduce council budgets... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cornwall Council is pressing ahead with a bus-based park-and-ride development on the eastern edge of Truro despite the project being publicly... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-watch, Northampton NN2
Norman Bradbury recites my finding that freight moved per track-km by rail is one-third of that moved per lane-km on the motorway and trunk road... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Mark Treasure, Cycling Embassy of Great Britain, Horsham, West Sussex RH13
Brian Dalton’s letter on the subject of Transport for London’s design for bus stop bypasses along Cycle Superhighway 2 to Stratford... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Nexus has told bus operators to come up with an improved partnership offer if they want to avert the implementation of bus Quality Contracts. PTE... continue
Local Transport Today
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Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, says “potentially significant progress” is being made in discussions with bus operators about how... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Northern Ireland Executive should create a Transport for London-style transport body with good linkages to land-use planning, according to the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Welsh transport minister Carl Sargeant has announced details of the Welsh Government’s new single grant for bus services that will be... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Reading Borough Council is to consult on allowing private hire vehicles to use with-flow bus lanes. Municipally-owned Reading Buses opposes the plan.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Amey has secured a three-year extension to its contract to co-ordinate school buses and adult transport services for Buckinghamshire County Council.... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Hampshire County Council and Portsmouth and Southampton city councils are to procure a joint back office function to manage concessionary fares and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
London’s population has grown by almost one million people over the last decade, placing huge additional demands on the capital’s... continue
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