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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
Parking Review
Crime
Patrick McDonnell
A man has walked free from court despite admitting striking a civil enforcement officer (CEO) over the head with a hammer. Birmingham Crown Court... continue
Categories: crime, NSL, West Midlands
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council has rejected claims by campaign group NoToMob that its parking contract included bonuses and penalties based on... continue
Parking Review
Contracts
APCOA Parking (UK) has been awarded a new five-year enforcement contract with Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council in the West Midlands. The new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Worcestershire County Council has abandoned plans to abolish all subsidy for local bus services but will press ahead with cuts that save £1.6m... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The A38 tunnels through Birmingham city centre will close for six weeks from 18 July to allow contractor Amey to conduct the final stage of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An opponent of high-speed rail is trying to force the release of information about how many passengers use each train on the West Coast Main Line.... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The DfT has awarded Virgin a two-year-and-nine-months contract to continue running the West Coast Main Line franchise. The operator will convert 21... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
High-speed rail will allow Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds to market themselves internationally as a single city region, according to HS2... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Norman Bradbury, Worcester Park, Surrey KT4
I feel I must write in support of the letter from Graham Nalty concerning high-speed rail (Letters LTT 13 Jun). Graham is right that the decision to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
The initial and fundamental flaw in the HS2 project was the failure to look at alternative ways of tackling the problems that HS2 is supposed to... continue
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