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Local Transport Today
In brief
London boroughs will spend £332m next year on concessionary fares reimbursement and administration, a 5% rise on this year’s expenditure.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Jobseekers across much of Britain will be able to travel free of charge on bus services in January under an initiative between bus operators and Job... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has no plans to use legislation to set the age when young people start paying adult public transport fares. “We do not plan to enforce... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Preston City Council has approved, in principle, the demolition of the city’s iconic bus station. The station was built in 1969 and is said to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council want the DfT to designate their area as a pilot Better Bus Area, allowing them to receive... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Leicestershire County Council is pressing ahead with a DfT-backed £5m bus priority project, despite opposition from thousands of local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus operators in Leeds have launched a pilot inter-operator ticketing initiative. FirstGroup, Centrebus and Transdev will accept each other’s... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Merseytravel’s director of integrated transport, Alan Stilwell (pictured) is retiring at the end of this month. A restructuring of Merseytravel... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Stagecoach has announced a series of changes to the senior management of its UK bus division. Gary Nolan, managing director of Stagecoach East... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Sustainable Transport Fund projects have tried a number of innovative ideas to change travel behaviour across England. The conference heard... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Stagecoach is taking delivery of more than 30 new buses worth almost £4m to go into service in its recently acquired Wigan bus operations. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
A traffic commissioner has banned small bus operator Sandwell Travel from operating services from bus stands in Walsall following a public inquiry... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Bus and coach manufacturer Optare has unveiled results for the six months to September that it said revealed a “remarkable turnaround”... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Lee Baker
Go-Ahead said it was on track to meet its target to increase bus operating profit to £100m as it released six month results to December showing... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Go-Ahead has reported that it is well placed to meet its target of achieving bus profits of £100m by 2015/16. David Brown, group chief... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 28 November The Independent debated the pros and cons of travel on public transport networks being provided for free. After noting that from 1... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Centro could have to make further budget cuts after the conurbation’s seven metropolitan district councils warned that they may have to cut... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has given final approval to North Somerset Council’s major scheme of public transport and road improvements for Weston-super-Mare. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Government underfunding of England’s national concessionary fares scheme could force transport authorities to make further cuts to tendered... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has encouraged Leicester City Council to pursue partnership working with bus operators rather than going down the Quality Contract (QC)... continue
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