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Local Transport Today
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Cumbria County Council has extended its smartcard-based demand responsive transport service to cover the whole of the South Lakeland area of the... continue
Local Transport Today
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A manifesto for saving rural bus services has been published by the environmental transport pressure group the Campaign for Better Transport. The... continue
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'The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and the RAC Foundation have called on all highway authorities in England to begin a programme of... continue
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A Liberal Democrats Government would vary fuel duty and vehicle excise duty by area, with lower levels of tax in sparsely populated areas, the... continue
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Letters to the editor
David Andrews, Sheffield S2
Garrett Emmerson refers ('Road safety - are we measuring the right thing?' LTT 19 Jul) to Britain having "just 45 deaths per 100 million vehicle... continue
Local Transport Today
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Colin McKenna, chairman of the CSS?Integrated Transport Group: "We welcome the conclusions from the committee on the application of the... continue
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Rural rail supporters will be comforted by the White Paper's commitment to safeguard the existing passenger rail network for at least the next five... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authority transport co-ordinators have called on the DfT?to include extra provisions in the Local Transport Bill to facilitate bus network... continue
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Road traffic over the Skye Bridge has grown by approximately 50% since the tolls on the bridge were removed in December 2004 according to a study... continue
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The significant improvement in local road conditions in England since 2000 was sustained in 2006, according to the latest National Road Maintenance... continue
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Environmental campaigners have voiced dismay after the Government announced that it would not call a public inquiry to consider Dorset County... continue
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Community rail partnership initiatives could face a period of retrenchment unless new funding mechanisms are found to support schemes, the... continue
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People/consultants
Ruth Bradshaw has been appointed transport planning section manager at London Councils (formerly the Association of London Government), starting on... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies Leeds LS1
So PTEG senses that PTEs are going to snatch back control of bus services (see this issue, pages 6-7)? This is bad news for passengers and the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Leicestershire County Council has distributed money-off vouchers for bus travel to households in over 60 communities in east Leicestershire. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT's drive to promote community rail partnerships is in danger of being undermined by its franchising policy, claims Association of Transport... continue
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The Scottish Executive has moved to try and reassure councils and other stakeholders that reforms to the way that demand responsive transport and... continue
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The DfT this week unveiled a package of new measures to improve road safety, including a rural road safety demonstration project, an extension of... continue
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The DfT has designated the railway between Barton-on- Humber and Ulceby North Junction a Community Railway and services beyond to Cleethorpes a... continue
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In brief
Eleven rural transport schemes in remote parts of Scotland will receive £1m of Scottish Executive funding through its Rural Community Transport... continue
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