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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
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
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