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Local Transport Today
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Councils in Cambridgeshire are commissioning a new access study for Cambridge.  The brief has been developed by Cambridgeshire County Council,... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Highways Agency’s A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement project is  expected to cost £1.345bn (outturn) to deliver.  Cost... continue
Local Transport Today
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North American private investors are eager to finance a new Lower Thames Crossing east of Gravesend, according to Kent County Council. The DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cambridgeshire County Council is to cut spending on the £1.5m Cambridgeshire Future Transport programme, which has seen the council work with... continue
Local Transport Today
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Essex County Council is to negotiate with bus operators a new reimbursement scheme for carrying concessionary passholders based on a fixed cost but... continue
Local Transport Today
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Passenger numbers on the Luton-Dunstable guided busway are running far below forecasts, figures reveal. The busway carried just over one million... continue
Local Transport Today
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Critics of HS2 have accused the scheme’s promoters of flouting parliamentary procedure by initiating the procurement process before the project... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cambridgeshire County Council is to tender for a new civil parking enforcement contract, rather than extend its existing contract with NSL. NSL was... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councillors in Buckinghamshire are urging the council to break out of a ‘bus is best’ mindset for public transport provision.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has announced two new funds worth collectively up to £30m to help communities and businesses close to the proposed London-West... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Network Rail has awarded consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff a contract worth up to £8m to design the second phase of the East West Rail scheme,... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Central Bedfordshire Council is to procure a new form of contract for the delivery of highway services from April 2016. The council currently employs... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Gavin Hunter has been appointed managing director of Go-Ahead’s East Anglian bus business, replacing Julian Patterson who is leaving the group.... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Cambridgeshire county Council is to seek £30.7m from guided busway contractor BAM Nuttall to cover the cost of repairing alleged defects in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Residents and businesses in Slough are being asked for their views on local authority plans for a bus rapid transit service along a busy commuter... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Harry Clarke, Founder and Commercial Director, RingGo
I note, with cynicism, last Friday’s decision by the Highways Agency to slip out, and thereby effectively bury, in the wake of the referendum... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Train Rolling stock company Porterbrook Leasing will be arranging capital funding for the new Class 387/1 ‘Electrostar’ units that were... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Woodside Link Houghton Regis scheme has been granted development consent by the secretary of state for transport. The Woodside Link is a new road... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Cambridgeshire County Council has begun charging for on-street parking on Sundays in a bid to help regulate the turnover of spaces for visitors and... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
The number of passengers using Cambridge park & ride sites has dropped by up to 15% since the introduction of a £1 parking charge, reveals... continue
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