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Local Transport Today
News
The Gulf state of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund Qatar Holdings has agreed to buy a 20% stake in airport operator BAA for an estimated... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
RAND Europe senior research fellow Andrew Daly has received the Lifetime achievement award at this year’s International Association for Travel... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Philip Bates, Buro Happold
Last month’s announcement by the DfT of proposals to upgrade and possibly toll the A14 has reignited the debate about user tolls on our roads.... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Transport operator National Express saw its revenue fall by 17% in the six months to 30 June, down from £1.12bn in the first half of 2011 to... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment
Peter Stonham
The steady opening up of European passenger transport markets to competition is involving some tough decisions in other countries about how to... continue
Local Transport Today
News
NETWORK?RAIL has launched an international rail consultancy business as part of what it describes as “a wider reform agenda which has seen us... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment
Peter Stonham
PUBLIC TRANSPORT and the non-motorised modes have long traded on their green credentials and the lower carbon emissions that attend to journeys on... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
In the last issue of this august periodical Tim Morton wrote in his Viewpoint column (I paraphrase): “As transport planners we do a good job,... continue
New Transit
People
Stefan Roseanu has been appointed general manager of the Romanian railway passenger transport operator, CFR Calatori. Roseanu was co-founder of Club... continue
Categories: People, Rail, Other, Europe
New Transit
People Lead Story
Serco Group, the international services company, has appointed Richard Williams as Managing Director, Transport, as part of its newly formed UK &... continue
Categories: People, Serco, All of UK, Europe
New Transit
In brief
Consultations have been announced to inform the transport sector of the impending publication of a new batch of calls for proposals for transport... continue
Categories: Other, All of UK, Europe
New Transit
In brief
The Traveller Information Services Association (TISA) has published comprehensive guidelines for using TPEG (Transport Protocol Experts Group)... continue
New Transit
Products & Services
New buses from manufacturer VDL have achieved claimed significant additional weight savings which reduce fuel consumption, so cutting costs and... continue
New Transit
Bus News
The Government of Euzkadi (the Basque region of Spain) has launched the Moveuzkadi project for automatically collating and disseminating public... continue
Categories: Bus, Rail, Technology, Other, Europe
New Transit
Viewpoint
Libor Lochman
Energy  use in transport is currently far from being sustainable. Across Europe, energy consumption for passenger and freight transport has... continue
New Transit
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
We’re a pretty insular lot – us Brits that is. And I reckon we’re particularly insular in transport thinking, and how we make the... continue
New Transit
Projects
A range of innovative concepts have been emerging to provide rail based transport solutions for areas of low demand over short distances. The fruits... continue
New Transit
Projects Lead Story
Daniel Wright
The announcement by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) that it is to press ahead with a long-mooted pilot scheme to test the Tram-Train concept in... continue
New Transit
Cover Story Detail
The public transport industry makes surprisingly little numerical play on its carbon credentials, but carbon calculators can demonstrate to potential... continue
New Transit
Environment Lead Story
With dense populations and small footprints, urban areas offer one of the most fertile grounds for promoting sustainable transport, yet transport... continue
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