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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The first transcontinental flight by a solar-powered aeroplane took place in early June when the Solar Impulse craft developed by the École... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Consultancy WSP has been appointed by the City of Stockholm Development Office to provide all engineering services for the underground section of a... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment
James Dark
Stagecoach’s £85m expansion of its US operations (LTT 25 May) is an indication that the turnround of the company’s fortunes in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The highways sector should research how ten-year investment plans for maintenance can be implemented, road experts said this week. A study of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
German car manufacturer Porsche has developed its first plug-in hybrid model, the 918 Spyder. Porsche claims that it will have fuel efficiency of 94... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Car manufacturer Audi has launched a new design of electric bike, the Wörthersee, that, it claims, can enable riders to achieve speeds of up to... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
Devolution is in the air, even if Spring hasn’t been. And nowhere is it stronger than in Manchester, where Landor held its ‘Devolving... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The European Commission is consulting on harmonising the definitions of road accident casualties and a plan to increase insurance premiums for... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Mott MacDonald has been appointed lenders’ technical advisor for a €101m highways development in Gent, Belgium. The project is being... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
In addition to connecting people, the internet increasingly connects things. In its recent report, Machine to Machine (M2M) communication: Connecting... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Liftshare.com, Cambridgeshire County Council, Devon County Council, Ghent City Council, Octopus Plan and TaxiTub have been selected as finalists for... continue
New Transit
Bus News
James Dark
Stagecoach has slated the service offered by current European coach operators as overpriced at the launch of its new network of low cost coach... continue
Categories: Bus, Stagecoach, Europe
Local Transport Today
News extra
The draft declaration issued by PACTS for discussion at the ‘Aiming for Zero’ conference was as follows: “This conference... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Rik Thomas
The nation’s road safety community would appear to be becoming increasingly uneasy about the current Government’s attitudes towards road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The battle to convince the public of the need for massive reductions in carbon dioxide emissions is being lost, according to the scientist who... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The UK is expected to have had the lowest number of road deaths per head of population in the EU last year, despite a 5% increase compared to 2010,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Twelve EU member states have petrol prices higher than the UK’s average of £1.41 a litre, according to figures compiled by the RAC... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment
Peter Stonham
It is something significant when the top man at Ford Motor Company outlines a ‘Blueprint for Mobility’, which calls for the automotive,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
One in eight mobile phone users in North America and Western Europe will be using near field communication (NFC) phones as a rail or bus ticket by... continue
New Transit
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
­T­­he UK Government has issued its consultation paper on options for decentralising local and regional rail services within England.... continue
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