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Local Transport Today
In brief
Fife Council is planning a 25% cut to supported bus service spending as part of a £5m savings programme on transport. Fife has already... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Edinburgh and surrounding authorities want to open discussions with the Treasury and Scottish Government about a city deal that could deliver... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
HITRANS, the Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership, has failed to secure funding from the Scottish Government’s strategic timber... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport Scotland has awarded Amey LG Ltd the contract to manage the Forth Road Bridge and new Queensferry Crossing. The contract will take effect... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Scottish Government has no hope of achieving its target for 10% of everyday journeys to be made by bike by 2020 with spending at current levels,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Scottish Government has played down comments made by Sir David Higgins, the chair of HS2 Ltd, that an extension of the proposed high-speed... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Fife Council is to commission a study of re-opening the disused railway to Methil and Leven for passengers and potentially freight. The re-opening is... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The inquiry into the troubled delivery of Edinburgh’s tram line has been given statutory status to force witnesses to give evidence. The... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Aberdeenshire Council has endorsed a call by Citizens Advice Scotland for consumers to be treated fairly in private car parks. The council’s... continue
Categories: ANPR, enforcement, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Scottish Government is to be handed full powers over road traffic signs and speed limits as part of the devolution settlement announced by the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Argyll and Bute Council is urging Transport Scotland to find a permanent solution to the landslips that afflict the A83 trunk road to Argyll at Rest... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport groups in Scotland have voiced concern about a proposed cut in spending on active travel by the Government next year. The South East... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The DfT has awarded the East Coast rail franchise to the Stagecoach-Virgin joint venture company ICR (Inter City Railways).  Stagecoach is the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Argyll and Bute Council has ruled out signed-only 20mph speed limits on roads with already low speeds. “It is not considered that best value... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Consider the effect of population density on travel. It is unusually easy to research, and the findings are usually straightforward, entirely... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s new first minister, has appointed Derek Mackay (pictured) as transport minister. He replaces Keith Brown who has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary has announced that Stagecoach/Virgin have won the new East Coast franchise following a "rigorous competition". The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
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