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Local Transport Today
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Oyster-style smart ticketing on all local bus services should be delivered in Sheffield, in a city deal announced by Nick Clegg, the deputy prime... continue
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Councils in England spent just over £1bn last year on the statutory concessionary travel scheme for older people and the disabled, data... continue
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Vouchers offering free bus travel to motorists can deliver lasting changes to travel behaviour, according to a new guide prepared by bus industry... continue
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Warwickshire County Council is writing to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin to draw his attention to the rising price of bus fares in the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
Fifty per cent of all English bus journeys are made in London even though it has only about 15 per cent of the population. It is therefore not... continue
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People in Nottingham and West Yorkshire will soon be able to use their public transport smartcards to hire car club cars, thanks to funding from the... continue
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The DfT has adjusted data in the calculator used by England’s travel concession authorities (TCAs) for working out concessionary fares... continue
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Anthony Smith
Sometimes it feels like travelling by public transport is some kind of endurance and intelligence test, with deliberate obstacles in the way to trip... continue
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South Gloucestershire Council expects to save £1m a year of public transport expenditure by commercialising tendered services and reducing... continue
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Andrew Forster
Tram passengers in London could be charged a premium over bus travel in order to fund further investment in the network.  Unveiling a 15-year... continue
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Cheshire East Council has set out the financial targets for its new transport delivery company, Transport Service Solutions Ltd (TSS).  The... continue
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Britain’s biggest bus operators have pledged to deliver multi-operator ‘smart’ ticketing in England’s largest city regions... continue
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FirstGroup’s bus operations are now of a comparable quality and price competitiveness to its main rivals, chief executive Tim O’Toole has... continue
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West Yorkshire PTE has challenged the conurbation’s bus operators to further improve their partnership offer if they want to avert the... continue
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Lee Baker
London Mayor Boris Johnson has unveiled a new fare structure aimed at giving a better deal to part-time workers, making up a fifth of the capital's... continue
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The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham wants TfL to rename the Hammersmith and City London Underground line and rezone  Barking on the... continue
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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
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Rail Settlement Plan Ltd, the company representing UK rail operators, has awarded Ecebs a contract to provide technology and back office transaction... continue
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Viewpoint
Stephen Joseph
In the wake of the Scottish referendum, there is renewed interest in devolving decision-making within England. This is a cross-party consensus, with... continue
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Leicestershire County Council and Leicester City Council are to consult on introducing charges for concessionary passholders using park-and-ride... continue
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