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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
ON 9 OCTOBER The Scottish Daily Record editorialised on the decision by the Scottish Government to award the ScotRail franchise to Abellio (p10).... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK, Europe
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
John Whitelegg
The Climate Change Act requires “at least” an 80% reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions by 2050 on a 1990 base. The transport sector is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A European Union-wide project to demonstrate electric buses in operation has launched, with plans to bring trials to the streets of London and... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
For many years now, the LTT editorial office has regarded the Edinburgh tram scheme as the gift that just keeps on giving. This seemingly endless... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
When on holiday, besides buying souvenirs and taking photos, we pick up  pebbles from beaches, save menus from a restaurant and other objects to... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The European Commission has announced that European Union member states have until 26 February 2015 to propose projects to take advantage of the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The death has been announced of Professor AIJM ‘Toon’ van der Hoorn, after a long battle against cancer. Through his work at both de... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Canadian consultant WSP this week announced the purchase of consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff from Balfour Beatty for £820m. The enlarged company... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Many of the transport projects that Parsons Brinckerhoff works on make headline news – HS2, Manchester Metrolink and the M25 to name but three.... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Paul McCormick has been appointed managing director of AECOM, responsible for highways, bridges, ports & marine business across EMEA (Europe,... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Hyder Consulting’s Nigel Hayward has moved from being UK major projects director to leading the firm’s transport business in its German... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Dutch infrastructure consultant ARCADIS is poised to complete the purchase of UK consultant Hyder next month. ARCADIS originally offered to buy Hyder... continue
Parking Review
Business News
The Jervis Street car park in central Dublin has become the first Irish acquisition of Dutch investment company Bouwfonds.  APCOA Parking... continue
Parking Review
Technology
Patrick McDonnell
A robot is parking customers’ cars at Düsseldorf Airport in Germany. Travellers can leave their cars near the airport terminal and the... continue
Categories: airports, technology, Europe
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
A French artist known as Le Cyklop has created a series of spray paintings on parking bollards. He paints parking posts yellow paint to make look... continue
Categories: safety, Europe
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The European Commission is launching a major work programme on urban transport, including a new funding competition for innovations, and guidance on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The European Commission is to test an accident investigation methodology on accidents involving powered two wheelers or bicycles. “No... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The board of UK engineering consultant Hyder is recommending that shareholders accept a takeover offer from Japanese engineering consultant Nippon... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Sir Peter Hall, who died on 30 July at the age of 82, was the UK’s foremost post-war geographer and planning academic. A prolific writer, he... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Editor's note: this is an updated and corrected version of the article that appears in the print edition of Local Transport Today. We mistakenly... continue
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