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Local Transport Today
In brief
A voluntary bus partnership agreement is to be launched in Rotherham in July, building on the agreement for Sheffield that was launched in October... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Politicians in Greater Manchester are to strengthen the linkages between the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee (TfGMC) and the ten district... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
COUNCILS IN Greater Manchester want to review with the DfT how the conurbation’s bus market can play a bigger part in meeting travel... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A new row is brewing in Cambridgeshire between the county council and its guided busway contractor BAM Nuttall, following the discovery of further... continue
Local Transport Today
News
French firm Transdev is planning to sell its London bus company, London Sovereign, to the French state-owned RATP DEV. The deal is subject to the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Transport for London’s bus director has defended the decision not to deploy conductors on one of the routes using the New Bus for London.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Tyne and Wear Metro passengers can now buy season tickets in hundreds of newsagents, convenience stores and supermarkets thanks to a partnership... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Traffic Commissioners are proposing to give bus operators across Britain more leeway over what constitutes running services to time. Since 2002... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
FirstGroup has announced a new senior structure for its UK bus division. Two regional managing directors will report to UK Bus managing director... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 7 April former transport secretary Andrew Adonis used a column in London’s Evening Standard to extoll the virtues of the capital’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Edward Gibbins, Chairman, Transportmyths.co.uk, Alsager ST7
Mr Withrington’s belief in the lower cost of bus travel over rail travel is based on simplistic assumptions (Letters LTT 20 Mar). He ignores... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Andrew Last, Minnerva Ltd
Stephen Plowden’s letter in the last issue (“HS2 is even worse than ‘predict and provide’ road planning”) gives an... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Sue Miles, former co-ordinator of the South West Wales regional transport consortia SWWITCH, has been appointed city region transport advisor to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
What is the biggest change in the field of accessibility planning in the past few years? According to Simon Court, projects director at Basemap and a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cutting out lengthy detours to speed up bus journey times is  one of several recommendations made in a review of the Welsh Government’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
More pedestrian countdown signals, trials of pedestrian detection systems on buses, and more enforcement of 20mph speed limits are among the measures... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland has awarded funding to two bus operators to help towards the cost of purchasing low carbon buses. The fourth round of the Scottish... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Park-and-ride users in Norwich are the first bus passengers to be able to use a new smartcard developed by Norfolk County Council. The card will be... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
National Express has signed a £100m deal for 600 buses with British bus and coach builder, Alexander Dennis. The vehicles – a mix of... continue
Local Transport Today
News
A coach and minibus hire company that markets itself as being run by women has won the contract to operate Bradford’s free city centre bus... continue
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