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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Eric Stuart
You recently reported London’s Oxford Street as a possible recipient of trams. Now you report the New West End Company suggesting that... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
The UK’s urban transport systems lag behind the best in Europe because our transport policy-makers are too timid, too old and too... continue
New Transit
People Lead Story
National Express Group has made key appointments in its new local subsidiary in Germany bidding for contracts to operate regional rail lines. The... continue
New Transit
Bus News Lead Story
Success in a nice problem to have, but finding the best solution to the problem of a lack of capacity in the face of rising passenger numbers can... continue
New Transit
People
Paris-based public transport group RATP has announced changes to its overseas operations RATP Dev. Previous business units International and Northern... continue
New Transit
Rail News
What is claimed to be a ground-breaking wireless application provided by CommScope will be deployed to provide communications to trains using the new... continue
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Bus News
Interest in hybrid power for public transport is growing in France, with the city of Dijon ordering 102 buses from Iveco – the largest single... continue
New Transit
Viewpoint
Fiona McLean
W hat makes a great city – or more to the point, a great city to live and work in, enjoy, travel around easily and feel good about being in.... continue
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Technology News
From a background deeply routed in hardware and consumer electronics for transport, and other sectors, multinational giant Siemens is rapidly pushing... continue
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Technology News
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) is about to evaluate bids from companies to develop and... continue
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Technology News
A recognition of the new place information about transport occupies in society and the economy was signalled this summer when Ministers of Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Bharani Lakshminarasimhan
More than 60% of the world’s population is expected to live in cities by 2020, which will result in considerable congestion if left unabated.... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Ross Clark
Over the last few years, there has been a lot of argument about the respective advantages of LRT (light rail transit) over BRT (bus rapid transit),... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Colin Brader
The severity of the ‘infection’ varies from place to place – all those affected show signs of (economic) recovery, although their... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  The Scottish Government’s plans to reduce the drink drive blood alcohol limit from 80mg/100ml to 50mg/100ml sent us searching to see how... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has suggested that its planes may fly in bird-like formations and automatically select the most fuel-efficient routes... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Internet search engine giant Google has introduced a new function to its Google Maps service for Android mobile phones that will provide UK cyclists... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The European Commission has launched a push for EU-wide action on road user charging, including for cars. A Commission consultation  is seeking... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Italian rail operator Trenitalia and global travel and tourism transaction technology specialist Amadeus have signed a distribution agreement linking... continue
New Transit
Technology News
Mobile phone company Nokia has released its new app for public transport users following successful beta testing. ‘Transport’ (called... continue
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