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Local Transport Today
In brief
Worcestershire County Council is consulting on plans for a Worcestershire Parkway railway station situated at Norton, where the Worcester-Oxford... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Critics of HS2 have accused the scheme’s promoters of flouting parliamentary procedure by initiating the procurement process before the project... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rhodri Clark
A tourism association has rescued a rural Sunday bus service and set up a supporters’ club, in recognition of the service’s benefits for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Wolverhampton and Hull City Councils are to begin camera enforcement of bus lanes. Drivers detected in Wolverhampton’s bus lanes will receive a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Government this week ordered reviews into the location of proposed high-speed rail stations in Leeds and the East Midlands, following a review of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Warwickshire County Council is to tender for a new highways contract after failing to agree terms for a contract extension with Balfour Beatty Living... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Shropshire Council has reported signs of improvement in the performance of Ringway, its highways term maintenance contractor, after a troubled first... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
London First chief executive Baroness Jo Valentine has been appointed a non-executive director of HS2 Ltd, along with Christine Emmett and Neil... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Mark Moran
The Bullring shopping centre in Birmingham has upgraded its cashless parking services in partnership with SIX Payment Services. The Bullring is a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Coventry City Council is to undertake a third phase of public realm improvements in the city centre at a cost of £18.8m. The works at five... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has announced two new funds worth collectively up to £30m to help communities and businesses close to the proposed London-West... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Birmingham City Council is procuring a transportation professional services framework, which could be used by the public sector  across the West... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Mike Cooper has left his smarter choices manager post at Birmingham City Council. He is now a self-employed transport consultant.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
The editorial and the Viewpoint article in LTT 656 raises the theme of local people having a greater input and choice into transport decisions in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councils from across the West Midlands have approved a formal proposition to the Government to put more responsibility for the region’s rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A ‘BIKES CHARTER’ for the West Midlands that aims to increase cycling from 1% to 5% of all journeys by 2023 has been drawn up by seven... continue
Categories: Cycling, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Rik Thomas
Improved passenger information facilities and better waiting facilities will form part of a £1.9m scheme to transform Cradley Heath bus and... continue
Parking Review
Viewpoint
Glynnis Jeavons
Our first ‘Parking Awareness’ day, held last month, was the first in what will be a regular series of meetings which seek to build a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
SOME MAJOR towns and cities could lose out when the Government’s high-speed HS2 rail network is built, a new report from the pro-HS2 Greengauge... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
SOME MAJOR towns and cities could lose out when the Government’s high-speed HS2 rail network is built, a new report from the pro-HS2 Greengauge... continue
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