FirstGroup completes roll-out of  contactless ticketing across bus fleet

FirstGroup completes roll-out of contactless ticketing across bus fleet

First Bus has become Britain’s first large operator to offer contactless payment on all of its vehicles, and believes that data from its digital technology will strengthen its hand in discussions with local... continue

28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News
Worst polluting vehicles to pay £50 daily charge in Leeds

Worst polluting vehicles to pay £50 daily charge in Leeds

Deniz Huseyin

Leeds City Council is set to introduce a Clean Air... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today News

IOM launches active travel programme

The Isle of Man Government has launched a £3.8m Active Travel programme, led by charity Sustrans, to get more than 20% of people walking and cycling their everyday journeys by 2021. Sustrans were recruited to work on the four-year programme..... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today News
Liverpool flyovers closure would ‘cut dominance of car’

Liverpool flyovers closure would ‘cut dominance of car’

Rhodri Clark

The closure of a pair of flyovers in central Liverpool... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today News

Flex train passes test milestone

The delayed project to convert former Thameslink electric trains to operate on diesel has passed a milestone, with one unit achieving 75mph on a test run. The Class 769 Flex units were due to be in service with train operator Northern by May. Their absence compounded the operator’s... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today News
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12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today News
Pay for parking with plastic... bottles

Pay for parking with plastic... bottles

CitiPark is letting customers pay for parking with plastic bottles as part of a recycling initiative at its flagship Merrion Centre site in Leeds. To claim... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review News

Teacher spared jail after driving at Manchester Airport parking official

Patrick McDonnell

A teacher has been spared a custodial jail sentence after driving at a parking attendant at Manchester Airport after a row over drop-off costs.  Graham Benbow, 55, who works at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, was given a six-month suspended sentence after admitting dangerous driving at... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review News

Residents in 'parking chaos' area earn £5 to rent drives

Residents living near a government office in Blackpool where there is pressure on parking have been asked if they will rent out driveways for £5 a week. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) office has just 1,000 of its 3,000 civil servants. This leads to staff often parking on local... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review News
Cemplas opens new regional office

Cemplas opens new regional office

Car park structure refurbishment specialist Cemplas has opened a new regional office covering the Midlands and North. The new... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review News
A cure for mixed-use car parks?

A cure for mixed-use car parks?

Many car parks have a mix of users, comprising the public, contract customers and permit holders. Parking payment and... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review Products & Services
6 Oct 2018Parking Review Opinion
Preston Bus Station awarded Park Mark

Preston Bus Station awarded Park Mark

The multi-storey car park at Preston Bus Station has been awarded a Park Mark under the Safer Parking Scheme. The car park at the Grade II-Listed... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review News

Prioritise local rail services in TransPennine upgrade – WYCA

Andrew Forster

West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) wants the Government and Transport for the North to rethink the eventual train plan for the upgraded TransPennine line between Manchester and Leeds, with more local services and fewer fast services. WYCA says the DfT and TfN’s current thinking is that... continue

28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News

Derby road cost escalates

Derby City Council is warning that the cost of a troubled road improvement scheme could rise again because of unforeseen complexities.  The A52 Wyvern transport improvement features extra lanes near the Wyvern junctions, carriageway resurfacing, a new slip road, a signal-controlled crossroads,... continue

28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News

Lincoln Eastern bypass costs soar

The estimated cost of the Lincoln Eastern Bypass has jumped 20 per cent to £120m, with the council blaming the rise on the liquidation of original contractor Carillion, additional spend on archaeology, land acquisition and inflation. The road had been expected to cost £99.6m with the... continue

28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News
Academic questions council’s  20mph limit casualty cut claim

Academic questions council’s 20mph limit casualty cut claim

Academic questions council’s 20mph limit casualty cut claim

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28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News

Five bidders for Tyne & Wear Metro stock

Nexus has shortlisted five bidders to design, build and maintain a new fleet Tyne and Wear Metro trains. They are: Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd; CAF; Downer EDI Rail Pty Ltd – a joint venture of Downer EDI Rail and CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co. Ltd;  Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd;... continue

28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News

Six-month delay to Halton Curve service

Introduction of an hourly rail passenger service over the refurbished Halton Curve in Cheshire has been delayed by six months. Network Rail completed the £19m infrastructure improvement last May, but Transport for Wales Rail Services (as operator KeolisAmey is branded in Wales) has... continue

28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News

Three highway officers retire at Wakefield Council

Three long-serving highways officers at Wakefield Council have retired: Sue Wilson (business development manager for road safety), Paul Platts (network maintenance engineer) and Dennis Beever (group engineer, urban traffic control).... continue

28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today People
Give us control of budget for road & rail in North, says TfN

Give us control of budget for road & rail in North, says TfN

Transport for the North wants a five-year funding envelope for strategic road and rail projects, which it would choose how to allocate. It is also exploring how it can increase overall funding levels, with one idea being to devolve Vehicle... continue

14 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News

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