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Local Transport Today
In brief
The Sheffield bus partnership is consulting on changes to bus services in the city. The partnership was launched last October and pledged to conduct... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities are stepping up their campaign to electrify the railway between Leeds and York via Harrogate. Consultant WSP and sub-contractor... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The City of York Council is introducing improvements to bus routes from this month to increase bus use by 18% by 2015/16, through a package of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The City of York Council has released details of a proposed public bike hire scheme, which will use less intrusive infrastructure than the London... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Hoad, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham
I am writing to pass on some information relating to the on-going HS2 study that I believe significantly affects how it should be viewed. Based on my... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Liberal Democrats in York have criticised the Labour-run council’s plans for citywide 20mph speed limits on residential roads. The Lib Dem... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has awarded Costain the Early Contractor Involvement contract to improve the A160 on Humberside from the junction with the A180... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Opponents of the Government’s high-speed rail plans have vowed to fight on after the Court of Appeal rejected their legal case this week. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
On 27 June transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin used the conservativehome website to promote the benefits of the Government’s planned HS2... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
West Yorkshire has launched the MCard, a new smart ticket for travellers on bus and rail services in the conurbation. The ticketing is a joint... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
One of Britain’s only high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes is to be scrapped. The City of Bradford Council implemented a ‘two-plus’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The delivery of the London-West Midlands high-speed line has a 95% probability of being delivered for below £21.4bn (2011 prices), according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
I was interested in Julian Peddle’s letter commending partnership work in Brighton, Oxford, Cambridge, Nottingham and commenting that network... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
An interesting story lands on LTT’s desk concerning the leader of the UK Independence Party, Mr Nigel Farage. Apparently, according to The... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Matt Rudman has joined engineering consultant Curtins as an associate to lead the transport planning team in Leeds. Rudman joins the City of York... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive is to be abolished as part of governance reforms that should see a Combined Authority overseeing... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus operators in West Yorkshire have criticised the DfT’s new Better Bus Area (BBA 2) grant competition, saying the guidance makes viable bids... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
West Yorkshire Integrated Transport Authority was this week expected to delay yet again a decision on whether to implement bus Quality Contracts... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is setting up an HS2 Growth Task Force to maximise the economic benefits of the high-speed rail network between London, the West Midlands,... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Brian Dalton has joined Sheffield City Council on a 12-month contract to assist on cycle scheme delivery. Dalton was the London co-ordinator of the... continue
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