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Local Transport Today
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Norfolk County Council hopes to reduce spending on school transport by encouraging children eligible for free transport to cycle instead. The council... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Welsh Government has published guidance on school transport, including a new chapter on risk assessment for walking routes. ... continue
Local Transport Today
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Streets outside a number of Edinburgh schools will be closed to vehicles for about 30 minutes at the start and end of the school day under the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The long-term future of Barnsley’s cheap bus fare scheme for young people is in doubt because of budgetary pressures. Barnsley Metropolitan... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A scheme designed to increase the number of children cycling to school in Dulwich, south-east London, is seeking more than £2m funding from... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government is to propose extending free school transport as part of plans to cut child poverty, it is repo... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Streets around some Edinburgh schools could be closed to vehicles at the start and end of the school day, the council has announced. Streets would be... continue
Local Transport Today
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The London Borough of Redbridge is planning to install ‘green walls’ of vegetation outside two primary schools to absorb nitrogen oxides... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Northern Ireland Executive has launched a £1.2m fund to encourage children to walk and cycle to school. The Active Travel School Initiative... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Sweeping reforms to the local transport policy agenda in England will be introduced if Labour wins the next General Election, shadow transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A?Labour Government would place new duties on local authorities in England to support walking and cycling.  Shadow transport secretary Maria... continue
Local Transport Today
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The average number of trips made per person in 2012 was almost identical to 40 years ago but down 12% on what it was 15 years ago, according to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Stagecoach recorded a 6.3% increase in revenues from its UK bus operations outside London last year but rising costs resulted in a lower operating... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Transport Today
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Pupils on school trips can now travel on the Emirates AirLine cable car in East London for just £1 return, Transport for London has announced.... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
FirstGroup has announced  a £615m rights issue and scrapped its final dividend for 2012/13 in an effort to reduce debts and avoid a credit... continue
Local Transport Today
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Hertfordshire County Council has launched an online journey planner for home-to-school trips. The tool, developed by consultant Steer Davies Gleave,... continue
Local Transport Today
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Suffolk County Council plans to launch a smartcard giving 16-19 year olds 25% off adult fares on local bus services. The ‘Endeavour card’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Amey has secured a three-year extension to its contract to co-ordinate school buses and adult transport services for Buckinghamshire County Council.... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Lindsey Coates
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Evidence (NICE) have released guidance for local measures to promote walking and cycling as forms of... continue
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