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Local Transport Today
News
Central Bedfordshire Council has awarded Ringway Jacobs a contract for highways maintenance services. The ‘term highways maintenance contract... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The West Yorkshire Combined Authority is examining how the conurbation’s public transport networks can be enhanced to create a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The bus market in the West Midlands conurbation has striking differences with two of the conurbations that are actively investigating Quality... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Gloucestershire County Council is to consult on its public transport expenditure as funding pressures on the council grow. The council currently... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Bus operators in the West Midlands are working with Centro and the Integrated Transport Authority on plans for a new ‘bus alliance’ to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority is consulting on a 20-year transport plan for the conurbation featuring major improvements to all... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Peter Plisner
Birmingham New Street is the UK’s eighth busiest railway station and the busiest outside London. More than 34 million people used the station... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Centro chief executive Geoff Inskip (pictured) is to step down at the end of the year after almost ten years in charge of the West Midlands public... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
City regions mulling how to make the case for "big devolution deals" over August have been advised to be ambitious and go for fiscal powers by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has opened the upgraded A453 trunk road connecting the M1 junction 24 with the A52 in Nottingham. The... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Centro plans to appoint a single contractor and designer to deliver extensions to the Midland Metro light rail network over a ten-year... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Centro is inviting consultants to bid for a new professional services framework that is due to commence on 1 October and run for a maximum of four... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The seven metropolitan districts in the West Midlands have published a statement of intent to form a combined authority (CA) overseeing transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Chatting with John Parry about his Parry People Mover (PPM) lightweight railcars is a pleasant way to spend an afternoon. He’s warm,... continue
Parking Review
Crime
Patrick McDonnell
A man who refused to pay a parking ticket has been jailed after he threatened to stab a fines enforcement officer when the fine had risen to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The possibility of a huge West Midlands combined authority (CA) holding transport powers across the conurbation, Warwickshire and some parts of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull councils are procuring a new highways maintenance contract that will begin next May and run for seven years, with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council is considering relocating the town’s railway station closer to the town centre. Solihull says the... continue
Categories: Railways, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Political leaders in the West Midlands conurbation have endorsed a proposed £1.6bn package of public transport improvements, which they say... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Countryside campaigners have criticised Worcestershire County Council’s proposed parkway rail station near Worcester. Worcester Parkway would... continue
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