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Local Transport Today
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The Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority has agreed to introduce quality contracts, which it says will deliver better bus services while... continue
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Durham County Council has become the latest local authority to abandon maximum parking standards for new residential developments, saying they lead... continue
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Sunderland City Council has halted the procurement of an iconic new road bridge across the River Wear after bidders’ priced the project far... continue
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Durham County Council may remove up to 7,000 streetlights as part of a policy to cut streetlighting costs. The council estimates there are 7,000... continue
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Hertfordshire’s local Transport Body has identified a major improvement to the Highways Agency’s A1(M) as one of the top priority schemes... continue
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Newcastle City Council plans to implement Red Routes on radial corridors and in the city centre to ease congestion.  Red Routes were pioneered... continue
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Small-scale bike hire schemes have been launched in Sunderland and Oxford. Both schemes have been delivered by Newcastle-based Grand Scheme Bike... continue
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Seven local authorities in the north-east of England are to seek permission from ministers to create a Combined Authority (CA) to strengthen the... continue
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Councillors in Newcastle have approved detailed design work on a £6.2m package of improvements to link the city’s railway station to the... continue
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The Highways Agency may consider funding enhancements to local authority road networks if the improvements can deliver “clear benefits”... continue
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The DfT has offered Nottingham City Council £1.5m to help fund 15 more electric buses, which will take the city’s electric bus fleet up... continue
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The Scottish Government has ruled out calls to dual the remaining single carriageway sections of the A1 between Edinburgh and the Scottish... continue
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Tyne & Wear PTE Nexus director general Bernard Garner is cutting his hours from April as part of changes to the PTE’s management structure.... continue
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Local authorities in the North East of England are drawing up plans for a Combined Authority that will lead to the demise of the Tyne and Wear... continue
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Steve Noble has been appointed manager of the Confederation of Passenger Transport’s Northern Region, replacing David Holding who retires in... continue
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Bus passenger satisfaction in Tyne and Wear has “fallen significantly”, Nexus director general Bernard Garner told members of the Tyne... continue
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JMP Consultants has been appointed by the Tyne Valley Rail Users Group to assess the potential for re-opening the former Gilsland Station to serve... continue
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Nexus director general Bernard Garner is cutting his hours from April as part of changes to the PTE’s management structure. Garner will remain... continue
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Local authorities in the North East of England are pursuing plans for a ‘North East Business Unit’ within a wider combined... continue
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Sally Herbert has been appointed commercial services specialist in Newcastle City Council’s technical services department. She was Local... continue
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