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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
I am delighted to see that my Viewpoint article in LTT  04 Apr (‘High-speed rail is a great idea but HS2 is being led by the wrong kind of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington adds to the nonsense spoken about capacity by opponents of HS2 (Letter LTT 18 Apr). The figure of 170 passengers per Virgin train... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
As Parliament prepared to vote this week on the latest stage of the Bill that will, if passed into law, see the HS2 high-speed rail line built,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Centro is to apply to the DfT for the power to extend the Midland Metro in Wolverhampton to the city’s railway station. Services currently... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency has completed the installation of a ‘smart motorway’ on a ten-mile stretch of the M6 between junctions 5 and 8, near... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Birmingham City Council has put its NEC Group up for sale. The authority is faced with an outstanding £1.1bn equal pay bill. The NEC consists... continue
Categories: West Midlands
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Wolverhampton City Council has awarded APCOA Parking (UK) a new five-year contract to provide enforcement services. Wolverhampton first awarded APCOA... continue
Parking Review
Clamping
Motorists threatened by a clamping firm into handing over hundreds of pounds will get most of their money back. Six staff at Midland Parking... continue
Parking Review
Crime
A West Midlands woman has pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention after she drove at, and subsequently injured, a civil enforcement... continue
Categories: crime, APCOA, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The minister for HS2, Lord Deighton, has said he agrees with the central thesis of a new report which claims that there is a weak link between... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT is facing High Court legal challenges from the Information Commissioner and campaigners after ministers used a wartime veto to withhold a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Councillors in Solihull are being urged to drop plans to replace signal-controlled pedestrian crossings with informal courtesy crossings as part of a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new grade separated rail junction is to be built at Norton Bridge on the West Coast Main Line north of Stafford. Transport secretary Patrick... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Oxfordshire County Council is to join the Midlands Highway Alliance. The council says membership will “enable faster procurement of schemes... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Plans to connect the London-West Midlands high-speed rail line with HS1, the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, could be thwarted by the Government’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has announced compensation arrangements for people living close to the proposed London-West Midlands high-speed rail line.  An... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government should consider operating trains over High Speed 2 initially at reduced speeds so as to limit carbon dioxide emissions, say a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Information Commissioner has launched a legal challenge against the Government over its refusal to publish a critical report by its Major... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The West Midlands conurbation is participating in a European project, which aims to allow citizens to pay for all forms of transport using... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cala Homes has appointed consultant Mode Transport Planning to develop a transport strategy for a new settlement on the former Long Marston airfield... continue
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