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Local Transport Today
In brief
Sustrans and Transport Scotland have released guidance to help local authorities prepare active travel strategies, which they are supposed to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Two Scottish councils have reached agreement with Police Scotland to continue a traffic warden service. Stirling and Falkirk councils will each... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus operators in Scotland will have to consult local authorities on proposed service changes as part of a proposed shake-up to bus service... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The Scottish Government has selected consultant Jacobs to design the dualling of a 32-mile section of the A9 between the Pass of Birnam and Glen... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
News
The DfT has shortlisted bidders for both the Northern and Trans Pennine Express rail franchises. The three shortlisted for Northern are: Arriva Rail... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The possibility of re-opening the railway lines to Peterhead and Fraserburgh in north-east Scotland will be among options explored in a... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Douglas McIntosh has joined consultant IBI Group in Glasgow as a consultant. He was a spectator and workforce transport co-ordinator for the Glasgow... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Light goods vehicle miles recorded the greatest growth of any vehicle in the second quarter of the year, as they clocked up close to twenty per cent... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David HT Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy, Shrewsbury SY3
I support HS2 trains serving city centre stations in order to give better connectivity with existing services and to avoid adding another stage into... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Consultant SYSTRA has appointed four staff to its Scottish team, which has lost ten staff to rival Peter Brett Associates in recent months (LTT 16... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nicholas B Taylor, Little Sandhurst, GU47
The Chancellor’s HS3 proposal is not the answer to regeneration of the North, and whether high-speed rail in the usual sense can promote... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Parking Review
Enforcement News Lead Story
Two Scottish councils have reached an agreement with Police Scotland to continue with a traffic warden service. The agreement between Stirling and... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Glasgow has unveiled a high tech road network, complete with CCTV and traffic signal upgrades and more variable message signing, to coincide with the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government is calling on public bodies to show commitment to locating their facilities in town centres. Local government minister Derek... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland has announced a second round of its Bus Investment Fund, worth £3m. Public transport authorities can apply for up to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
I beg to clarify the suggestion attributed to me by Brenda Mitchell (ibid). The suggestion that cycle fatalities in Scotland are falling was not mine... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Consultant Peter Brett Associates has recruited four transport planners from SYSTRA’s Scottish operations. Alec Knox and Chris Paterson join as... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
A spate of car fires in the Orkney Islands have been caused by birds nesting in vehicle engine compartments. Four recorded blazes took place on the... continue
Categories: Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has launched a qualification for road safety professionals in Scotland. The road safety course has... continue
Categories: Road safety, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
a council motion calling for signed-only 20mph speed limits across residential streets in Dundee was narrowly defeated this week. The motion... continue
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