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Local Transport Today
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A tunnel could be built in the Cotswolds Area on the Outstanding Natural Beauty near Gloucester to eliminate a bottleneck on the A417. The Swindon to... continue
Local Transport Today
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The future management of the Severn crossings will be reviewed by the DfT, Highways England and the Welsh Government. The current concessionaire is... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Comments by UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage on road congestion made the front page of the Metro newspaper on 8 December. “Nigel... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in the Bristol area are commissioning consultants to conduct a land use/transportation study to identify the area’s future... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has identified £3.5bn of schemes from the six road feasibility studies that were set up to examine long-standing problems on the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has welcomed plans for a package of transport improvements on the east side of Bath including a possible rail-based park-and-ride... continue
Local Transport Today
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Bath and North East Somerset Council is exploring new sites for a proposed railway station at Saltford on the Bath-Bristol Temple Meads line.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Wiltshire have ruled out the widespread implementation of signed-only 20mph speed limits, saying there is little evidence to suggest... continue
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News
The founder of Cornwall and Devon independent bus operator Western Greyhound has sold the business.  The firm’s Liskeard operation in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is asking Network Rail to conduct further work on a new rail route in Devon that would provide an alternative to the coastal route via... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Lib Dems today highlight Chief Secretary to the Treasury's announcement of investment in the roads network including a £2bn upgrade of the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency is to trial an autonomous signalling system on a trunk road in Devon /Cornwall to alert drivers to queues, delays, ice and high... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Bristol’s independent mayor George Ferguson has vowed to press on with the city’s signed-only 20mph limit programme despite councillors... continue
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Labour shadow transport minister Michael Dugher has promised the party will spell out "exactly where the spending will go" on the transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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Bristol City Council has drawn up proposals to manage a £9m escalation in the costs of the city’s first MetroBus bus rapid transit... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail is to begin work next month on doubling the number of rail lines between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway from two to four. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
South Gloucestershire Council expects to save £1m a year of public transport expenditure by commercialising tendered services and reducing... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Bath and North East Somerset Council (BANES) may revive a controversial road proposal to remove through traffic from Bath city centre. Traffic on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Somerset County Council has awarded FirstGroup the contract to run Taunton’s park-and-ride service. FirstGroup’s Taunton-based operation,... continue
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Somerset County Council has extended its relationship with consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) with the award of a nine-year contract to provide... continue
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