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Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Plans to introduce the UK’s first bus Quality Contract Scheme in Tyne and Wear were scrutinised by a Quality Contract Scheme board last month.... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The DfT is reviewing if data from in-vehicle GPS, mobile phones, and even mileage data from MOT tests, can be used to produce estimates of road... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
This content is part of the feature: Rooney weighs the evidence for Tyne & Wear’s pioneering bus QC Under cross-examination, Tobyn... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
This content is part of the feature: Rooney weighs the evidence for Tyne & Wear’s pioneering bus QC Gunnar Niels, a partner at... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 17 August several regional papers took particular delight in informing their readers about how bad, allegedly, their daily commutes are.... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Rik Thomas.
Strapping on the virtual reality goggles and ‘vest’ is, at first, a highly disconcerting experience.  According to the TCS it... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The publicity surrounding the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), which was launched in 2013, has by no means all been good. Most prominently, per... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Office for Rail and Road (ORR) is commissioning consultants to advise on how it should benchmark the performance of Highways England.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Scottish councils should be given the power to introduce a standard charge to help fund transport and other infrastructure associated with... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Argyll and Bute Council is developing a business case for the replacement of its existing street lighting stock with more energy efficient LED... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Oxford OX1
I’m sure most residents and businesses in the three counties now branding themselves as ‘England’s Economic Heartland’ will... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
It is hard to argue with the basic premise of the Transport Systems Catapult – finding relatively small fish and helping them with funding and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills have created a joint policy unit to co-ordinate Government policy on driverless cars... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is planning to amend the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill to include previously promised reforms to the governance of... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The public spat between Pteg and public transport consultancy the TAS Partnership over bus franchising continued this week, with the two sides... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Today’s young people are less enamoured by cars than previous generations, says a report by the Office of Rail and Road and the Independent... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Delivering the Welsh Government’s planned upgrading of public transport in south-east Wales will require at least 50 permanent staff, the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities on the south coast are discussing plans for a combined authority to oversee transport and economic development. Hampshire,... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
MIRA, the automotive testing and engineering consultancy based in Nuneaton, has been bought by Horiba, a Japanese firm with automotive R&D... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rhodri Clark
The growth in van traffic is a conspicuous trend on Britain’s roads. Since 1995 light goods vehicle (LGV) traffic has increased by 68%,... continue
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