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Parking Review
Operational
People living in Windsor & Maidenhead no longer have to pay for resident parking permits. About 4,000 residents were charged up to £60 a... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
Patrick McDonnell
Bus operator Stagecoach has called Cambridge County Council’s plan to introduce a £1 daily charge for its park & ride sites... continue
Parking Review
Crime
Motorists in Worcestershire are being warned to be aware of a parking fine scam. Drivers are being sent fake CCTV penalty charge notices (PCNs) from... continue
Parking Review
Construction
Gallan Group has acquired a redundant car park in Chatham with a view to building a mixed-use development in the Kent town. The developer has bought... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Transport for Greater Manchester has set out its plans to implement smart ticketing across public transport in the conurbation. The plan will be... continue
New Transit
Products & Services
A major project by Siemens to upgrade over 160 traffic signal controllers in Newcastle and across the Tyne and Wear region is to go ahead following... continue
New Transit
People
The Chair of Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority, Cllr David Wood, has been elected as Chair of the group of six UK transport authorities... continue
New Transit
Technology News
Metro, the West Yorkshire Integrated Transport Authority, has agreed a £7 million plan to implement a smartcard ticketing system for bus users... continue
New Transit
Bus News Lead Story
West Yorkshire’s Integrated Transport Authority (ITA) members have voted to support the introduction of England’s first Quality Contract... continue
New Transit
People
Neil Scales is leaving MerseyTravel as chief executive and director general to take over as chief executive of TransLink, the public transport... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Network Rail and Birmingham City Council have appointed retail consultant Keith Stone to lead the leasing of the Pallasades shopping centre, which is... continue
New Transit
Business
Manchester and London are vying to become the UK’s smartphone public transport commuter capital with new schemes to deliver high quality real... continue
New Transit
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
­I­­t seems slightly self-indulgent to use this ‘opinion’ column to go into the ins and outs of my local train service in the... continue
New Transit
Cover Story Detail
New multi-modal transport information and ticketing services which are expected to become available over the next decade are likely to have a... continue
New Transit
Products & Services
A web Microsoft giving parents and children in Tyne and Wear information on the best way to travel to school by bus has been launched by Nexus. The... continue
New Transit
Light Rail News
The first of Blackpool’s long awaited new trams arrived in September. The  Bombardier Flexity2 16-strong fleet will run from a brand new... continue
New Transit
Technology News
Deniz Huseyin
Nexus has launched an interactive teaching pack to warn children across Tyne & Wear about the dangers of trespassing onto rail lines. Nexus, which... continue
New Transit
Viewpoint
Paul Steveson
­T­­he writings of Chopra admittedly don’t figure strongly in any university transport planning syllabus. He is a leading writer on... continue
New Transit
Bus News
Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, has rejected suggestions that bus Quality Contracts, a policy that it is pursuing, will stifle innovation in the bus... continue
New Transit
Bus News
A £25m investment over the next two years will see Birmingham’s bus network get greener vehicles, real-time information at bus stops and... continue
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