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Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
“For tomorrow's transport we will rely far less on privately-owned vehicles (notably private cars),” Peter Miller, CEO of Ipswich-based... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Bus operator RATP Dev UK has announced the acquisition of North West England coach operator Selwyns Travel. RATP Dev said the acquisition... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Merseytravel has appointed David Brown (pictured) as its new chief executive/director general. Brown, 47, is currently director general of South... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
A major shake-up to the way the DfT provides support to the bus industry in England was signalled last week with the publication of new guidance on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Leicester have stopped short of calling on the city’s mayor to introduce bus Quality Contracts. The final report of a scrutiny... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Stagecoach is offering half-price travel for holders of a JobCentreplus travel discount card. The six-month trial will operate across... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Kent County Council and the area’s main bus operators have signed a punctuality improvement partnership. The operators are Arriva Southern... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cardiff Council is to loan municipally-owned Cardiff Bus £1m to finance new vehicles and vehicle refurbishments. The company has not purchased... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is consulting on a series of changes to its WebTAG transport appraisal guidance. New guidance explains how bus ‘quality factors’... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Local authorities and bus operators in England were this week studying the DfT’s new guidance on Better Bus Area (BBA) funding as fears grow... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A consortium led by WYG is to provide advice for two major public transport projects in Bulgaria. The consortium will help the municipalities of... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Stagecoach regional bus revenue growth outstripped the firm’s London operations. In the 40 weeks to 3 February, like-for-like revenue growth... continue
Local Transport Today
News
UK transport operations drove support service firm Serco’s organic growth in 2012. The firm had organic revenue growth of 3.3% overall, half of... continue
Local Transport Today
News
National Express has blamed a decline in profits on the Government’s removal of concessionary fares for coaches and for rail franchising... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Gordon Bell, Richmond, Surrey TW10
Phil Goodwin identifies inadequacies with current bus design in that they do not fully meet his perceived need to deal with the demand by buggy users... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
As he surveys the public finances ahead of this month’s Budget and this year’s spending review, all the indications are that the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Municipally-owned Cardiff Bus has appointed Gareth Stevens as business development manager. He rejoins the operator from First UK Bus where he was... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Community Transport Association chief executive Keith Halstead is leaving on 31 March for a “new leadership role”. CTA deputy chief... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus industry lobby group Greener Journeys has published details of four behaviour change projects, collectively known as the ‘Greener Journeys... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has awarded Norfolk County Council up to £2.5m to develop a county-wide smartcard ticketing system for buses. The funding will... continue
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