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Local Transport Today
Regular news
HS2 Ltd should consider paying Birmingham’s bus operators compensation for the disruption caused by constructing the London-West Midlands... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stoke-on-Trent City Council wants ministers to scrap 70% of the new high-speed rail route between the West Midlands and Manchester, with services... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Centro has criticised HS2 Ltd’s plans for the high-speed rail station on the eastern edge of Birmingham city centre, saying the proposed... continue
Parking Review
Developments Lead Story
Patrick McDonnell
The former MG Rover site at Longbridge is to be turned into a mixed-use development, with new shops and 2,000 new homes. St Modwen is developer and... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Birmingham Children’s Hospital has awarded a three-year contract to provide security and car park services to facilities management company... continue
Categories: West Midlands
Parking Review
Business News
Airport meet & greet operator Stress Free Parking has ceased trading. The valet parking company, which served 15 UK airports has laid off 33... continue
Categories: airports, West Midlands
Parking Review
Operational
Coventry City Council parking revenues have dropped by nearly £1m, according to figures compiled by the RAC Foundation. The council was... continue
Parking Review
Technology
Birmingham City Council now has a network of 36 electric vehicle (EV) charge points at 18 locations across the city in both on-street and off-street... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
Consultation is drawing to a close on the Government’s preferred alignment for the two arms of the Y-shaped high-speed rail network, which will... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Birmingham City Council has appointed a team led by consultant WSP to deliver a major programme of cycle network infrastructure. Other members of the... continue
Categories: Cycling, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
News
Amey has been named preferred bidder for Staffordshire County Council’s innovative Infrastructure+ contract, which covers the management and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Sir David Higgins, who took over as chairman of Government company HS2 Ltd this month, will report to ministers in mid-March on whether the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council is urging the Government to rethink plans for the high-speed rail station close to Birmingham... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Simon Kirby has joined HS2 Ltd as chief executive – construction, from Network Rail where he is managing director, infrastructure... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Airports Commission has voiced scepticism about Birmingham Airport’s ambitions for a second runway.  The Commission’s interim... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The Highways Agency has appointed EM Highway Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of infrastructure and business services group Mouchel, to maintain... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David HT Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy Shrewsbury SY3
Peter Mackie makes interesting points in his Viewpoint about HS2, particularly the inflation of cost estimates becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Rail passengers in Warwickshire have received a boost with the DfT announcing £5m of support to re-open a station at Kenilworth, between... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A statutory bus Quality Partnership could be set up for streets outside Solihull’s railway station to complement a £1.8m Solihull Gateway... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is fighting the release of a 2011 document by its Major Projects Authority, which is critical about the progress of HS2. The... continue
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