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Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Sandra White MSP is preparing to put forward proposals for a responsible parking bill in the Scottish Parliament. The bill would enforce restrictions... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Income from penalty charge notices (PCNs) issued in Glasgow has increased by around 10% between April 2013 and March last year. These figures were... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Nursing staff have collected thousands of signatures on a petition calling for more parking provision at the soon to be opened £842m South... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Almost half of Scotland’s electric vehicle charging points did not charge a single vehicle in the month of August last year, according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Glasgow have approved a plan to give pedestrians and cyclists greater priority in the city centre.  The proposals will see a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeen City Council is to commission a study into rapid transit systems for the city. The context for the cross-city connections study is the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Efforts to encourage active travel in Scotland are being complicated by the huge number of organisations involved and the failure to give councils... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Jim Murphy, Scottish Labour’s new leader, has pledged support for Glasgow Crossrail, a new line that would connect routes from the west and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland is preparing a Scottish rail freight strategy. A draft is expected to be released for consultation this summer.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government is considering new legislation to make  statutory bus quality partnerships more like those in England. Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Scotland’s infrastructure minister Keith Brown (pictured, centre) was on hand to witness the completion of track laying last week on Network... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport Scotland has awarded a £30m design contract for the A96 Inverness to Nairn dualling scheme to Jacobs UK Ltd, subject to the mandatory... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
News
Transport Scotland will pay Amey LG Ltd £31.8m over five years to manage the existing Forth road bridge and the Forth replacement crossing (due... continue
Categories: Bridges, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The question of how we make more use of small and medium-sized stations has been addressed in these columns on several occasions in the past. As we... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Stagecoach and Virgin Trains have been told to address concerns raised by the Competition and Markets Authority that their control of the East Coast... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Unsupportive councils, flawed grant regimes, and inadequate infrastructure are among the barriers to moving more freight in Scotland by rail, a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Scotland has struck a £414m two-year deal with bus operators for the  country’s concessionary travel scheme for older... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The introduction of average speed cameras and a pilot 50mph speed limit for lorries (up from 40mph) on the A9 between Dunblane and Inverness has... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The two consortia bidding to win the contract to supply driverless trains, signalling and associated equipment for the Glasgow Subway modernisation... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
News
Jim Murphy, the new leader of the Scottish Labour Party, has called for Scotland’s internal rail services to be run by a ‘People’s... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
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