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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Centro is seeking special permission from the DfT to introduce 24-metre-long articulated buses on its proposed ‘Sprint’ bus rapid transit... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Andy Walford has joined consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff as a regional associate, leading transport and highways design services for Herefordshire... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Carl Beet has joined consultant Mott MacDonald as a principal transport planner in the Birmingham office from Centro where he was principal economic... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
JMP Consultants has appointed Alan Crawford as a director in its Birmingham office and Kevin Rooney as an associate director in Newcastle. Crawford... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A £600m scheme to regenerate Birmingham New Street station and an associated £150m project to build the new Grand Central shopping centre... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Government company High Speed 2 Ltd is to locate its construction headquarters in Birmingham, transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced.... continue
Categories: Railways, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
New delivery bodies are to be established to promote development around HS2 stations and ensure stations are integrated with the surrounding... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Birmingham City Council is to provide 5,000 bicycles to deprived, hard-to-reach communities in an effort to spread the cycling culture.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in the West Midlands are preparing their submission to ministers for the partial devolution of local rail services.  The... continue
Categories: Railways, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
People/people
James Lewis, chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority transport committee, has been elected chair of the City Regions transport special... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tony Bolden, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN16
Lewis Carroll is still writing the scripts about high-speed rail! Is the curious announcement about HS3 to bring about faster and closer connections... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Every station proposed on the Government’s high-speed rail network is in the wrong place, according to the Conservative Party’s transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The two major campaign groups opposing the Government’s London-West Midlands high-speed line have won their right to petition the House of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The volume of traffic on the M6 Toll road in the West Midlands in April-June was 7.2% above the corresponding period of 2013, according to road... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Alistair Kirk will join HS2 Ltd in September as programme & strategy director for HS2 phases one and two. He joins from consultant EC Harris,... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Wolverhampton City Council leader Roger Lawrence has been elected chair of the new West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority comprising leaders of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has launched a consultation on two payment schemes for property owners living in rural areas close to the  London and the West Midlands... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
ON 30 JUNE, former Independent editor Chris Blackhurst, despite being a longstanding opponent of the proposed HS2 high-speed rail network, appeared... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A £5.5m project to enhance the public realm between Birmingham’s New Street and Moor Street stations – and ultimately the High... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new group has been set up to lobby for transport investment in the Midlands. Midlands Connect is a collaboration of Local Enterprise Partnerships... continue
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