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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT has issued guidance to help local authorities ensure that grants paid to community transport organisations do not fall foul of European rules... continue
Local Transport Today
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Bus priority projects in and around Cambridge dominate a £185.5m five-year transport infrastructure package to be delivered through the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The North East Combined Authority wants to re-open an old railway south of Newcastle to ease capacity pressures on the East Coast Main Line that... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local authorities are unlikely to bear any of the financial risk associated with the new Northern Rail and TransPennine Express franchises, which are... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
When Nottingham’s workplace parking levy (WPL) was launched in April 2012 it had a good many detractors among the city’s business... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Leicestershire County Council is to withdraw its £200,000 of annual funding to the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland road safety... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bristol is to trial hybrid buses that automatically switch from diesel to electric power when they enter parts of the city with poor air... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London’s gross revenue budget for 2015/16 will be £7.066bn, a £313.8m rise on 2014/15. The spending breakdown is:... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT has launched a review of England’s bus market outside London as more parts of the country express interest in franchising. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councils in England are being invited to bid to the DfT’s new £4m ‘Total Transport’ project to pilot new ways of delivering... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
There’s a lot going on in the highly-pressurised world of rail franchising. Dutch-owned Abellio is mobilising ‘north of the border’... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Mouchel’s  annual report and accounts for the year ended 30 September 2014 boasts record orders worth £3.1bn, up 82% (2013:... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The canadian government’s credit agency, Export Development Canada (EDC), is to lend Transport for London £500m to help finance the new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The cost of the Great Western Electrification Project has risen by £640m to £1.74bn, Network Rail has revealed.  Labour claimed last... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John WE Helm
Profits in the bus industry have fallen for three consecutive years, and margins are below the 10 per cent threshold necessary for long-term... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Northumberland County Council is to review its network of subsidised bus services using new criteria that include accessibility-based measures. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London boroughs will pay £353m in 2015/16 towards the cost of the Freedom Pass, which provides free travel for older and disabled people living... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Neath Port Talbot Council is to withdraw some supported bus services in changes that will save the council £209,000. Operators have agreed to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
LOCAL ENTERPRISE Partnerships are re-assessing their transport investment programmes after the Government announced a smaller and slower than... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Low emission zone (LEZ) feasibility studies are among projects to have secured a share of a £1m air quality grant from the Department for the... continue
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