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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
Local Transport Today
In brief
THE UK’S first entirely electric pay-per-use car club, E-Car Club, has launched a car club service in Stratford-upon-Avon in partnership with... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail has completed a project to increase capacity on the Redditch branch in the West Midlands, the southern end of Birmingham’s Cross... continue
Categories: Railways, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
In brief
The first of a £40m fleet of new trams for the Midland Metro began running between Wolverhampton and Birmingham this week. The four... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An influential Conservative Party website has urged the party to scrap HS2. Conservative Home, which is owned by Lord Ashcroft, says all the money... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
George Bailes has joined Birmingham-based independent consultant The Transportation Consultancy (ttc) as a managing consultant. He has previously... continue
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
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