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Local Transport Today
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The City of Edinburgh Council wants Transport Scotland to make 20mph the default speed limit for urban roads.  Edinburgh has told Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of Edinburgh Council plans to increase the number of primary schools participating in a ‘school streets’ project from five to 11... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of Edinburgh Council is to consult on banning tour coaches from part of Princes Street between 07.00 and 20.00. The ban will not affect the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Scotland’s bus policies are shaped by the financial donations made by Stagecoach Group chairman Brian Souter to the ruling Scottish National... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Network Rail has awarded alliancing contracts to Costain and Morgan Sindall for a £250m programme of works for the Edinburgh-Glasgow... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
People/people
Serco has appointed Peter Strachan managing director of the new Caledonian Sleeper franchise, which commences in April next year. Strachan joined... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
First Glasgow is to order four ‘virtual electric’ buses that will operate as electric vehicles in the most populated areas and on diesel... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Five Scottish colleges and universities have been awarded funding to promote cycling amongst their students and staff. Cycling Scotland has just... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An average speed camera system went live this week on the A9 between Dunblane and Inverness. In tandem with the cameras, the speed limit for heavy... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of people reported by the police as killed or injured on Scotland’s roads in 2013 fell 10 per cent to 11,498, according to Transport... continue
Categories: Road safety, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Orkney Islands Council is to study the construction of fixed links – such as bridges, tunnels, or causeways – between some of its smaller... continue
Local Transport Today
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Glasgow will host the Scottish Government’s second annual cycling summit on 28 October. ... continue
Categories: Cycling, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Plans to shake-up the procedures for bus service registrations in Scotland have attracted a mixed response from local authorities.  Operators... continue
Local Transport Today
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SEStran, the South East Scotland Transport Partnership, is to purchase land immediately south of the Tay Bridge for use as a 350-space bus-based... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport Scotland is examining the case for electrifying the railway from central Scotland to Aberdeen. The work is referred to in a letter from... continue
Local Transport Today
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Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council are drawing up a City Deal proposal, which could see the area benefit from additional Government... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Heathrow Airport Holdings has announced the sale of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports in a £1bn deal. The airports have been sold to a... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
FirstGroup has lost the Scottish rail franchise to Abellio, the international arm of the Dutch State Railways. Transport Scotland has awarded Abellio... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new bike hire scheme has been launched in Stirling, providing 100 bicycles from 11 rental stations in the city. The scheme is operated by Nextbike... continue
Categories: Cycling, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership is planning to trial the movement of timber by rail on the Far North line, north of Inverness. The... continue
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