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Local Transport Today
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Jonathan Spruce
This week, Scotland will decide whether it wants to remain part of the United Kingdom, but are people in the transport profession aware of what the... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Over 1,000 local authority vehicles from buses to fire engines will be cleaner and greener after transport minister Baroness Susan Kramer announced... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stagecoach has reported good organic and revenue growth amongst its four main operating divisions for the year ending 30 April 2014. Group revenue... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Government support for the rail industry increased £227m to £5.287bn in 2013-14, the highest level since 2007-08, according to the latest... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Mark Moran
Funding that encourages a shift in both consumer behaviour and new automotive technologies is accelerating the transition to low emission vehicles,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
THE FULL benefits of the ongoing electrification in the north will not be realised unless provision for new electric trains is made in the new... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
New research carried out for the Greener Journeys public transport lobby group by KPMG says that every £1 spent on free bus travel for older... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A drive to make more Surrey roads pothole-proof has saved taxpayers £4m in one year, Surrey County Council claims, but the council has also... 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
Lead Story
by Rik Thomas
The Department for Transport has announced that it is to provide £34m of funding to build the first phase of the Bristol ‘Metrobus’... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is to trial inductive charging technology on up to four diesel electric hybrid buses next year. The Alexander Dennis... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Campaign for National Parks is urging the Government to extend the Local Sustainable Transport Fund to 2021 and ensure it is relevant to rural... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for Greater Manchester is to order up to 16 additional light rail vehicles for the Metrolink network.  TfGM, which has already ordered... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An influential Conservative Party website has urged the party to scrap HS2. Conservative Home, which is owned by Lord Ashcroft, says all the money... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The cost of electrifying the Great Western Main Line has soared way above initial expectations, Network Rail has confirmed.  When plans to... continue
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Secondary stories
The Government has commissioned a study into the air quality benefits of a scrappage scheme for older vehicles and low emission zones. The Department... continue
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Regular news
Leicestershire County Council has warned of a shortfall in funding for small-scale transport improvements.  In a report to councillors this... continue
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Environmental transport groups are demanding legislation to boost the amount of spending on walking and cycling in England. The organisations say... continue
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Car club members in Aberdeen could become the first in the country to drive vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells. Aberdeen wants to become a... continue
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The New Forest National Park Authority may end up spending just 15 per cent of its £3.57m  DfT cycling grant award in the way the original... continue
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