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Wales was this week promised increased devolved powers over transport, including over bus service registrations and the setting of speed limits. The... continue
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The Sheffield City Region Combined Authority has approved a shake-up to transport arrangements in the conurbation. A new ‘strategic hub’... continue
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Letters to the editor
We hear through the grapevine that all is not well with this summer’s railway timetable published by Middleton Press. A colleague who acquired... continue
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Andrew Forster
THE GOVERNMENT this week pledged to press ahead with its high-speed rail plans, as a sceptic of HS2 joined the Treasury and reports emerged that the... continue
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The government is required to take urgent action to tackle nitrogen dioxide levels from transport after a Supreme Court ruling last month. The... continue
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Cardiff city region needs a transport authority to exploit the proposed city deal with Government and other funding, academics told the Welsh... continue
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The Chancellor, George Osborne, this week promised cities across England more transport powers in return for agreeing to implement directly-elected... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A recently-opened pedestrian plaza in the Oxfordshire town of Didcot will be opened to buses if town centre expansion plans are approved. The plaza... continue
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Aberdeenshire Council has given its support to Aberdeen City Council’s plans to change traffic management in the city centre. The draft city... continue
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The prime Minister, David Cameron, this week signalled continuity for transport policy in England with the re-appointment of most of the DfT’s... continue
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West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) is appointing a consultant to assist on developing a bus strategy for the conurbation. The consultant will... continue
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A Swansea street that has been criticised for its safety record saw accident rates almost halve after it was remodelled in 2006-07, newly released... continue
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Secondary stories
Local authorities and business leaders on the eastern arm of the proposed high-speed rail network, HS2, are stepping up their lobbying to ensure the... continue
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A merger between the two leading Sheffield taxi companies should create one of the largest taxi firms in the country. City Taxis will take over... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester has appointed a team led by Cubic Transportation Systems to deliver a travel information system. OPTIS (Optimised... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester has invited expressions of interest in the contract to operate and maintain the Metrolink light rail... continue
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In brief
A rail station serving Ebbw Vale town in South Wales opens this weekend. The station is part of an £11.5m Welsh Government-funded programme to... continue
Local Transport Today
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Rhodri Clark
The proposed new section of the M4 around Newport is on a par with HS2, when the costs are compared with the population or transport budgets of Wales... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
While reading your very comprehensive report on Norfolk’s transport policies, I was immediately struck by the apparently huge potential of the... continue
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Fresh from last week’s Tory General Election victory, the Chancellor, George Osborne, headed to Manchester this week to re-affirm his... continue
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