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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Centro said this week it remained committed to a new rapid transit route through the Black Country despite affordability concerns. The 13-mile 5Ws... continue
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Plans have been unveiled to improve the pedestrian environment in one of Manchester’s best-known public spaces. The framework has been drawn... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester this week set out its plans to implement smart ticketing across public transport in the conurbation. The plan will... continue
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Feature
Bharani Lakshminarasimhan
More than 60% of the world’s population is expected to live in cities by 2020, which will result in considerable congestion if left unabated.... continue
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Feature
Ross Clark
Over the last few years, there has been a lot of argument about the respective advantages of LRT (light rail transit) over BRT (bus rapid transit),... continue
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Feature
Colin Brader
The severity of the ‘infection’ varies from place to place – all those affected show signs of (economic) recovery, although their... continue
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Feature
Kenneth Lin
Lessons should always be learnt from exemplar projects. One such project is in the York region suburbs, just north of Toronto. Toronto has long been... continue
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Feature
Lindsay Robertson
Smart ticketing is strongly supported by the Department for Transport, which has as one of its aims “delivering, with operators and public... continue
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Feature
David Eve
Forty-two years may seem like a long time – but for a totally new concept in transportation to become accepted and proven over that time on a... continue
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In brief
About 60 businesses in part of Edinburgh’s West End are to receive a reduction in their business rates to reflect the disruption caused by the... continue
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In brief
Bus and tram passenger numbers in South Yorkshire are expected to fall further this year, according to the Passenger Transport Executive. Director... continue
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People/people
Richard Lawrence has been appointed Centro’s programme executive for smart networks and smarter choices. Lawrence is currently head of the... continue
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People/people
Public transport operator Stagecoach has announced that its current chief executive, Sir Brian Souter, is to move to the role of chairman next May.... continue
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Secondary stories
Passenger numbers on the London Underground and Docklands Light Railway broke records during the Olympic Games, Transport for London said this week.... continue
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Comment
Peter Stonham
Of the challenges facing the transport system, some are familiar and resource-hungry – such as strategic investment in the highways and rail... continue
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People/people
Steer Davies Gleave director Neil Chadwick has joined South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive as acting director of strategy on a one-year... continue
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Regular news
Councillors in Birmingham have approved proposals to extend Midland Metro to support a £450m redevelopment on the western edge of the city... continue
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In brief
Britain’s light rail systems enjoyed mixed fortunes last year, with some recording rising passenger numbers but two recording declines. DfT... continue
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In brief
Greater Manchester’s original fleet of 32 Metrolink vehicles is to be replaced by new vehicles by 2014. Having approved the replacement of 12... continue
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Letters to the editor
John Parry, Chairman, JPM Parry & Associates, Cradley Heath B64
There is little encouragement nowadays for commuting journeys to be done entirely by private car. Travel by rail is generally now considered the best... continue
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