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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Council leaders in the West Midlands conurbation are expected to approve next week a study of possible rapid transit connections between Birmingham... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Council leaders in the West Midlands conurbation are expected to approve next week a study of possible rapid transit connections between Birmingham... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A high-speed rail station in Stoke-on-Trent would deliver far greater economic benefits than a parkway station at Crewe, according to a study by... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Government company HS2 Ltd has appointed Jonathan Crone as director of the programme management office and Colin Morris as programme delivery... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Graham Howard has joined Intelligent Data as regional director for the Midlands/North and Wales, working from the firm’s new offices in... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Robin Hughes has joined Mouchel as divisional director for highways in the Midlands. He joins from Parsons Brinckerhoff, where he was director of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Work will get underway this month on the £500m Paradise Circus redevelopment in Birmingham city centre. The project will see the road system... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The appearance before the select committee hearing evidence on the proposed HS2 high-speed rail network of a nine-year old boy prodded some... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
A Birmingham City Council owned multi-storey car park and used for free by councillors, MPs, MEPs and some senior council closed on 4 January... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Birmingham City Council has awarded Raleigh a contract to supply 5,000 bicycles for the city’s Big Birmingham Bikes initiative, largely funded... continue
Categories: Cycling, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
£442.8m? You cannot be serious. That figure, the frankly appalling amount spent to date by this austerity Government on the completely... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Government company HS2 Ltd has spent more than £440m since it was incorporated in January 2009, according to its latest annual report. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Centro is preparing a new justification for an £8.8m active travel  programme in the Black Country after the original claim it would... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The start of constructing the London-West Midlands high-speed line could be delayed beyond the proposed 2017 start date, Sir David Higgins, the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Sandeep Shingadia has been appointed head of scheme development at Centro, the West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive. He has been... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Rafael Cuesta has been appointed head of development by Transport for Greater Manchester, joining from Centro, the West Midlands Passenger Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A Government review of how Birmingham City Council is run has backed plans for a combined authority to oversee transport and economic development in... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
Bridget Rosewell is right to point out that an incremental appraisal is unsuitable to assess developments such as Canary Wharf and Docklands, but HS2... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
The capacity of a West Midlands railway station car park is being increased to over 1,000 spaces at a cost of £900,000.  Centro is... continue
Parking Review
Operational
A motorist who left his car in a Birmingham multi-storey car park for two years has amassed a bill of £9,500. The black Mercedes seems to have... continue
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