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Local Transport Today
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London Assembly member John Biggs this week said Transport for London had gone "over the top" in its reaction to a scrutiny report he... continue
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Parents' safety fears are the major barrier to encouraging more children to walk, cycle, or take the bus to school and reverse the rising proportion... continue
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Welsh transport minister Andrew Davies has announced almost £20m of investment in rail services in the Cardiff Valleys as part of the... continue
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A coalition of students and staff at the University of West of England in Bristol are calling on the University to take action to reduce single car... continue
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The Scottish Executive has announced £5m of funding to encourage cycling to school. The funding will be co-ordinated by Sustrans and Cycling... continue
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People/people
<b>Marina Kroyer</b> has been appointed school travel plan co-ordinator at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. She was formerly... continue
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Transport charity Sustrans, Cycling England and the DfT have published a new best practice guide for local authorities wanting to help Sustrans... continue
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Safer routes to school initiatives will receive a boost following the announcement that the DfT will be providing £15m for 'walking bus' and... continue
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A pilot yellow school bus scheme in Bristol is to be scrapped after monitoring revealed that a third of pupils using the service had previously... continue
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Secondary stories
This week's Queen's Speech included proposals for major changes to transport legislation in England but the timetable for the eagerly anticipated... continue
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In brief
Northern Ireland's state-owned transport operator Translink has announced £37m investment in new school buses. The funding will pay for 110... continue
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Garrett Emmerson
Garrett Emmerson is chair of the Local Transport Planning Network, a member of the Commission for Integrated Transport and head of transportation at Buckinghamshire County Council. The views expressed in this column are those of the author alone.
Those who know me know that, whilst I am a regular bus user, to call myself a keen cyclist would be stretching my credibility a bit too far! This has... continue
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Letters to the editor
Peter Wiltshire ,Great Missenden , Buckinghamshire HP16
My particular disquiet about the TRL report 593 has been mentioned in the Phil Goodwin column (LTT 18 Aug) and by two correspondents in the letters... continue
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People/people
<b>Clare Mulholland</b> has joined Transport for London as assistant regional schools travel advisor. She was previously a travel plan... continue
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People/consultants
Robert O'Connor and Leon Girling have joined the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham as school travel planning officers, which are newly created... continue
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People/consultants
Kent County council has appointed three school travel planners under a joint DfT/Department for Education and Skills programme. They are: Annette... continue
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MPs from all of the opposition parties in England and Wales united to criticise the Government's school transport Bill during its second reading... continue
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Regular news
West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Authority has approved a list of schools where the first phase of the PTE's conurbation-wide Yellow school bus... continue
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The Government's school transport Bill, which will enable up to 20 local education authorities (LEAs) to establish pilot school transport schemes,... continue
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In brief
Bus operator First and Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen have launched a new jointly funded bus service for students. The RGU:Unilink operates... continue
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