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Local Transport Today
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Former Labour transport secretary Lord Adonis is leading a review of transport and other infrastructure needs of North East England for the local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
In our last issue we reported that Sunderland City Council’s new road crossing of the River Wear was expected to cost £133m. This was a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
STAGECOACH has accused Nexus of using flawed analysis  in its case for introducing bus Quality Contracts across Tyne and Wear. The operator... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nexus is considering allowing bicycles to be carried on the Tyne and Wear Metro. Consultation on the idea ended last week.  ... continue
Local Transport Today
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A decision on whether to devolve the management of local rail services in the North of England and the West Midlands to local government is likely to... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Newcastle International Airport’s shareholders have selected global investment manager AMP Capital as the new partner for a 49 per cent... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Newcastle International Airport's shareholders have selected global investment manager AMP Capital as the new partner for a 49 per cent... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Richard Jones as a technical director within its North of England transport planning and traffic engineering team.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities served by the East Coast Main Line are to jointly lobby for their priorities to be met when the competition for the new franchise... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
by Lee Baker
Over one hundred posts would be removed in a proposed restructure of Northumberland’s highways and neighbourhood services ahead of a possible... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A?FIFTH?of fare-paying bus passengers in Tyne and Wear would pay higher fares if  Nexus’s current plans for bus Quality Contracts were... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
FURTHER?CUTS to concessionary fares grant and a failure to reform the way the grant is distributed will make the statutory free bus travel scheme for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors on Merseytravel will receive the results on an independent audit into the way the organisation has been managed in the next few weeks.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Local Government Association is calling on the DfT to establish an emergency capital highways maintenance fund in response to this week’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A package of walking, cycling and public transport measures to ease congestion on the A1 Western Bypass in Newcastle has received £5m from the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Transport Today
When David Cameron was appointed Prime Minister in May 2010 he stated that, in the interests of good government, he wanted to leave ministers in post... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The Department for Transport has confirmed that it is preparing to transfer passenger rail services on the West Coast Main Line to Directly Operated... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A project to improve sustainable travel options across Tyne and Wear will go ahead after the Department for Transport (DfT) today approved a revised... 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
Cover Story Detail
David Crawford
Scotland is giving top-level status to the role of public authorities in promoting better passenger information. In a pioneering collaboration,... continue
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