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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Government is shaking up arrangements for local transport planning following transport minister Edwina Hart’s decision to scrap the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stagecoach is to cut its bus fleet in South Wales by 10% from mid-July, blaming the decision on the Welsh Government’s bus spending... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has announced almost £5m to improve bus facilities in Newport and Merthyr Tydfil. Newport will receive... continue
Parking Review
Developments
Parking for 250 vehicles features in a new multi-million pound surf and ‘wave garden’ attraction in Conwy Valley due to start... continue
Categories: new car parks, Wales
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The average distance people in England and Wales commute to work grew between 2001 and 2011 but the number of workers making a regular commute fell,... continue
Categories: Car use, England, Wales
Local Transport Today
People/people
Sue Miles, former co-ordinator of the South West Wales regional transport consortia SWWITCH, has been appointed city region transport advisor to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The lack of a national spatial plan is a huge hindrance to effective transport planning in England and Wales, according to one of the sector’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Government is to close slip roads on the M4 near Port Talbot this summer in an effort to ease traffic congestion.  The experimental... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cutting out lengthy detours to speed up bus journey times is  one of several recommendations made in a review of the Welsh Government’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Five rail stations in Wales are to benefit from £12m of access improvements for the mobility impaired through the installation of facilities... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of people who cycle to work in England and Wales rose 13.9% between 2001 and 2011, from 650,977 to 741,383, according to Office for... continue
Categories: Cycling, England, Wales
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Huge uncertainty surrounds a proposal to cut the number of councils in Wales from 22 to as few as ten, according to the Welsh Local Government... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stagecoach HAS given the Welsh Government another week to respond to a threatened Judicial Review of the decision to cut concessionary fares... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The dispute between the UK and Welsh governments over who agreed to pay for the Welsh Valley lines electrification programme, first announced in 2012... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
A war of words has erupted between the governments in London and Cardiff about who is to fund electrification of the Welsh Valleys railway... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Consultants have recommended tram-train technology for a possible new public transport corridor in which thousands of new homes are planned between... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
The Snowdonia National Park Authority is set to raise parking charges to help save £872,000 over the next two years. The park's chief executive... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The number of London residents cycling to work has more than doubled in the ten years to 2011, although across U.K the share of residents commuting... continue
Categories: Cycling, England, Wales
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in Wales are waiting to hear if they have been successful in bids to the Welsh Government’s much-reduced grant for local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Welsh bus operators could face further upheaval and uncertainty from April 2015 if the Welsh Government goes ahead with allocating its replacement... continue
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