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The London Borough of Ealing is considering a trial of embedding lighting in bus lanes, with different colours of lighting to indicate when the bus... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Two pure electric buses are to be trialled in London from next summer. TfL and bus operator Go Ahead have reached agreement for the vehicles to be... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
In an otherwise excellent ‘Viewpoint’ article endeavouring to explain why car use has ‘plateaued’, Gordon Stokes asserts that... continue
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Main editorial comment
Are you a young person? And are you a young person who wants to find out about bus services that you can use to travel from A to B? And would you be... continue
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News
Shares in FirstGroup fell by  12% in the space of a week after the company froze the level of dividends in the wake of uncertainty over its rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Mileage on services financially supported by local authorities in England outside London fell by nine per cent in 2011/12 whilst commercial services... continue
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News extra
Andrew Forster
One of the first things Liam Robinson did on being appointed chairman of Merseytravel this summer was  commission two reviews into the way the... continue
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In brief
Aberdeen City Council has awarded a contract for bus lane enforcement cameras to Vysionics ITS Ltd. The system should be in operation early next... continue
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In brief
Transport for Greater Manchester is working with Manchester and Salford city councils on plans to alter bus routing, bus termini, and pedestrian... continue
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Regular news
Bus operators in West Yorkshire are to table a revised partnership offer that they hope will persuade the West Yorkshire Integrated Transport... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
STAGECOACH has accused Nexus of using flawed analysis  in its case for introducing bus Quality Contracts across Tyne and Wear. The operator... continue
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People/people
First UK Bus has appointed Gareth Stevens regional development manager for the West and Wales and Matthew Callow as regional development manager for... continue
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People/people
David Walmsley has retired from his position as fixed track executive at the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT), where he looked after the... continue
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People/people
Roger French, managing director of Go-Ahead’s Brighton and Hove Bus and Coach Company, is to retire in March. He has been in post since 19... continue
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Regular news
The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014 will be a 100% public transport games for visitors, with free local public transport for any ticket holder... continue
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Regular news
The DfT should rethink its plans to devolve Bus Service Operators Grant to local transport authorities in England, according to a specialist bus... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Construction has begun of a new £10m bus-based transport interchange in Dunfermline, Fife, which it is hoped will attract  motorists... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Sheffield City Council is seeking expressions of interest for the contract to build a new road that would form part of the Bus Rapid Transit Northern... continue
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Regular news
The Government should instruct public transport operators in England that adult fares should only be charged to people aged 18 or above, according to... continue
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In brief
A long-term target to achieve a minimum of 18km/h speed for commercial local bus services in the West Midlands conurbation features in a new traffic... continue
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