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Local Transport Today
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A number of Welsh bus services are facing a funding shortfall after the Welsh Assembly Government announced it is to withdraw grant support earlier... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Tourism businesses in Brecon Beacons national park are to be encouraged to produce travel plans for their customers and staff. The park authority has... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Walmsley Wokingham RG41
Your report on a low-carbon future for rural communities (‘Drastic curbs on rural mobility set out in vision of low CO2 society’ LTT 19... continue
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Local Transport Today
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An extraordinary vision of a mobility-constrained future for rural communities has been painted in a report looking at how tough carbon dioxide... continue
Local Transport Today
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Any further research by the DfT on road pricing must be ‘rural proofed’ by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Cumbria County Council has approved what it terms a ‘relief package’ to help the county’s bus operators cope with rising fuel... continue
Local Transport Today
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A new report from the Noise Association says that traffic noise in rural areas is much worse than is currently recognised and calls for the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Researchers are seeking examples of good and bad practice in integrating urban and rural land use and transport planning for a study funded by the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Welsh Assembly members have urged the Assembly Government to extend the concessionary travel scheme for the elderly and disabled to community... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Assembly Government has reduced bus grants to rural unitary authorities at a time of rapid rises in industry costs. Some operators in Wales... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
In rural areas, coordinating bus and train services is especially important because low service frequencies can otherwise result in long waits. Local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rhodri Clark
Perhaps it is only natural for bus operators to fear that little good will come from the powers in the Local Transport Bill to help local government... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ways to cut rural road accidents are to be investigated in a new study funded by local authority officer association the CSS. The £30,000 study, to... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT this week published draft regulations explaining the procedures by which bus operators will be able to raise 'admissable objections' against... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cumbria County Council is to cut expenditure on tendered bus services by £354,000 a year. The council says the cuts are necessary because the amount... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Michael Skinner
Your article on the Commission for Integrated Transport's review of Bus Service Operators Grant ('DfT asks CfIT to study replacing BSOG with per... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Commission for Integrated Transport has appointed consultants to investigate the cost of replacing Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) outside... continue
Local Transport Today
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Land-use planning and transport Iain Docherty of the University of Glasgow has prepared a paper on the Planning White Paper published last August.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Else Woodward
The feature about the UK bus industry provided much interesting detail ('Does the UK bus industry has a platform for growth or is it doomed to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Victoria Harvey
The view from Wing in Buckinghamshire is far less depressing than your last editorial makes out, despite the vocal minority who are fervent in their... continue
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