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When Nottingham’s workplace parking levy (WPL) was launched in April 2012 it had a good many detractors among the city’s business... continue
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Regular news
Council leaders in the West Midlands conurbation are expected to approve next week a study of possible rapid transit connections between Birmingham... continue
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People/people
Jon Lamonte, the chief executive of Transport for Greater Manchester, has been appointed the new chair of pteg, which represents the strategic... continue
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Lee Baker
The Conservatives are pledging new laws to make strikes by transport workers harder by requiring at least 40 per cent of union members to vote in... continue
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Strathclyde Partnership for Transport is studying submissions from two suppliers for rolling stock, signalling, control and associated systems for... continue
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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
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The City of Edinburgh Council is exploring options for extending the city’s tram line to serve the north of the city.  The initial... continue
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People/people
Jeff Halliwell has been appointed chair of Passenger Focus, which from April will be renamed Transport Focus to reflect its widened remit of... continue
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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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In brief
The inquiry into the troubled delivery of Edinburgh’s tram line has been given statutory status to force witnesses to give evidence. The... continue
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In brief
Plans to convert the single track Cardiff Queen Street-Cardiff Bay branch line to tram operation features in Cardiff Council’s new draft local... continue
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“Big transport infrastructure projects tend to follow the same narrative as an episode of Grand Designs,” The Guardian reported on 3... 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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One of Birmingham’s biggest pieces of 1960s road infrastructure could be demolished under plans unveiled by the city council this... continue
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The Government is scrapping the complex formula that was to determine the level of ‘earn back’ payments Greater Manchester receives for... continue
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People/people
Laura Shoaf (pictured) has been appointed strategic director of transport by the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority, which brings together... continue
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The Ondaatje Theatre at the Royal Geographical Society in Kensington was packed last week for the memorial afternoon for Professor Sir Peter Hall who... continue
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Lee Baker
As a £400m new tram line in Manchester serves its first passengers today, Transport for Greater Manchester says the opening 12 months ahead of... continue
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Rik Thomas
THE REPORT advocating an ‘HS3’ high-speed rail network in the north of England (p3) was given a huge amount of coverage in the media... continue
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A MAJOR extension to the Metrolink network in Greater Manchester will go live next month with the opening of the  route to Manchester Airport... continue
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