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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Community rail partnership initiatives could face a period of retrenchment unless new funding mechanisms are found to support schemes, the... continue
Local Transport Today
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
Regular news
The DfT's drive to promote community rail partnerships is in danger of being undermined by its franchising policy, claims Association of Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Executive has moved to try and reassure councils and other stakeholders that reforms to the way that demand responsive transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has designated the railway between Barton-on- Humber and Ulceby North Junction a Community Railway and services beyond to Cleethorpes a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Eleven rural transport schemes in remote parts of Scotland will receive £1m of Scottish Executive funding through its Rural Community Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Welsh Assembly Government this week announced that it will pilot giving the elderly and disabled free travel on some rural railways. The proposal... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A lack of available funds, difficulty in recruiting volunteers and a managerial lack of desire for growth are the main barriers to the expansion of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Highway authorities should make more use of cattlegrids to calm traffic through rural villages, according to the RAC Foundation. It criticises the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A circular explaining how local authorities should review speed limits on rural single carriageways has been published by the DfT, Scottish Executive... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
By Ewan Jones
With the change in form and function of the Countryside Agency and the introduction of the Commission for Rural Communities the community transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Rural bus services are to benefit from £53m of Government money next year in the latest round of the Rural Bus Subsidy Grant scheme. The grant... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Countryside Agency has appointed consultant FaberMaunsell to develop rural road safety guidance. The consultant is interested to hear of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The High Court has overturned a district judge's ruling that called into question the legality of scores of 30mph speed limits on unlit rural roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Monitor
The amount of DfT funding for rural bus services to local authorities in England via the Rural Bus Subsidy Grant (RBSG) and the Rural Bus Challenge... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Highway authorities across England were this week instructed by the DfT to review speed limits on the A and B roads, using the mean traffic speed... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A local advocate, with strong links within a community, is crucial for the success of a rural car club project, according to a review of pilot clubs... continue
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