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Letters to the editor
Chris Barker, Hornsey, London N8
I note that the London Borough of Ealing is considering using coloured lights to encourage drivers to drive in bus lanes when they are not operating... continue
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People/people
Merseytravel has appointed Frank Rogers as interim chief executive and director general until further notice. Rogers, Merseytravel’s director... continue
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Local Transport Today
Localism was one of the core objectives of the coalition Government when it came to power in 2010. The idea of devolving responsibilities and funding... continue
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Main editorial comment
The DfT this week confirmed bus campaigners’ worst fears about the impact of tendered service cuts and reductions in Bus Service Operators... continue
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News
INIT has received two orders to provide integrated ticketing solutions in Nottingham. INIT is to update the ticketing system it provides for bus... continue
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Regular news
Bus mileage on services financially supported by local authorities in England outside London fell 9.3% last year as councils cut budgets. The... continue
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Regular news
Concessionary fares reimbursement paid to bus operators in England for carrying seniors and the disabled fell 2% in real terms last year to... continue
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Regular news
The future of Bristol’s bus rapid transit project is uncertain following last week’s mayoral election that saw a critic of the scheme... continue
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In brief
The City of York Council is to strengthen partnership working with bus operators, despite the ruling Labour administration having pledged to... continue
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Regular news
PTEG has accused the DfT of breaking its pledge to be neutral about bus Quality Contracts, by preventing QC areas from securing Better Bus Area... continue
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In brief
Lancashire County Council is to temporarily fund free bus travel for 16-18 year olds who are not in education, employment or training (NEET), or who... continue
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Secondary stories
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
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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
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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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