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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A UK pension fund is investing in a £350m project to improve central Scotland's motorway links. Transport Scotland is issuing £350m of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in the West Midlands have approved £9.7m of cuts to the levy paid by the seven districts to Centro. The levy will reduce to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
The Prime Minister has ordered a review into the resilience of the country’s transport networks to extreme weather following the disruption... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has awarded Nottingham City Council a further £1.5m of Green Bus Fund, allowing it to complete the transition of its bus fleet to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Worcestershire County Council is reviewing its plans to withdraw all support for tendered bus services after receiving 8,500 responses to a... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Welsh Bus operators have responded angrily to the Welsh Government’s decision to cut concessionary fares reimbursement by about £8m next... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
The campaign to get people to use their cars a bit less has had a bumpy ride in recent years. Austerity prompted many councils to cut their... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government received just over 1,000 claims to its Plug-in Car Grant in the last three months of 2013, according to the Office for Low Emission... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Not everyone is looking forward to NGT: Over 600 land acquisitions will have to be made, and nearly 1,800 objections have been lodged. Complainants... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
John W E Helm
If Leeds City Council and the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (Metro) get their way, the trolleybus will be returning to the streets of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Sutton, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16
In the last issue you report on cuts to public transport expenditure in South Yorkshire, Cumbria and Herefordshire, including the withdrawal of... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Liverpool city Council has appointed HourBike Ltd to run what is set to be the biggest bike hire scheme outside London. Up to 100 bikes at ten city... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John W E Helm
  A new business rate levy, fare rises, and devolved property taxes could help fund Crossrail 2, the project to link south-west and north-east... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Scotland’s £741.5m programme to improve rail links between Edinburgh and Glasgow has a benefit:cost ratio of just 0.7,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Transport Scotland has  hailed construction cost savings  of more than £100m for a project to upgrade parts of central... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Transport for London and the DfT have selected Derby-based train manufacturer Bombardier as preferred bidder for the £1bn contract to build 65... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has met with local authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships to discuss the terms of reference for studies that will try and find... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councils, hospitals, and train operators from across Britain will share £9.3m of Government funding for electric vehicle charging points.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
All supported bus services in Cumbria are likely to be withdrawn by the end of March next year as the council grapples with budget cuts. Cumbria... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Buckinghamshire County Council plans to boost capital road maintenance spending by £5m a year for each of the next four years (2014/15 to... continue
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