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Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“Big transport infrastructure projects tend to follow the same narrative as an episode of Grand Designs,” The Guardian reported on 3... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is scrapping the complex formula that was to determine the level of ‘earn back’ payments Greater Manchester receives for... continue
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
People/people
Transport for Greater Manchester has appointed Nicola Kane as its transport strategy manager. Kane joins from consultant Peter Brett Associates where... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Nexus director general Bernard Garner is to retire before the end of the year. He has held the post since 2006. The new North East Combined Authority... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The Alliance of British Drivers has just named Bristol City Council the ‘Worst council for drivers and mobility choice’, citing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
For many years now, the LTT editorial office has regarded the Edinburgh tram scheme as the gift that just keeps on giving. This seemingly endless... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The RMT transport union has confirmed that Mick Cash has won the election for general secretary, taking over from Bob Crow, who died in March.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TRANSPORT FOR London has launched the first of two public consultations for the proposed London Overground Barkingside extension. TfL wants to extend... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Patronage figures and revenue levels for Edinburgh Trams are after 100 days of operation in line with the business model developed to justify the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The first of a £40m fleet of new trams for the Midland Metro began running between Wolverhampton and Birmingham this week. The four... continue
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