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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
In brief
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
In brief
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
In brief
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
In brief
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
Local Transport Today
In brief
Shetland Island Council’s fleet of heavy goods vehicles could be fuelled by hydrogen in the future. Energy company Shetland Heat Energy and... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Kathryn Mackay has joined the North East Scotland Transport Partnership (Nestrans) as a cycling development officer.... continue
Categories: Cycling, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The Alliance of British Drivers has just named Bristol City Council the ‘Worst council for drivers and mobility choice’, citing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A European Union-wide project to demonstrate electric buses in operation has launched, with plans to bring trials to the streets of London and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport Scotland has informed FirstGroup that it has not been re-awarded the new ScotRail franchise, losing out to Dutch-owned company... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
For many years now, the LTT editorial office has regarded the Edinburgh tram scheme as the gift that just keeps on giving. This seemingly endless... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
More than £1m in parking fines has been incorrectly written off, a report for Aberdeen City Council by auditors Pricewaterhouse Coopers has... continue
Parking Review
Technology
The Scottish Government is delivering a network of public charging points for electric vehicles. The scheme, part-funded by Transport Scotland grants... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Concerning the reduction in bus lane operating hours in Edinburgh, I note that this seems to have been done because a survey found that there is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
SYSTRA HAS been selected to undertake the A76 corridor partnership study on behalf of East Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway Councils, in... continue
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