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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Preston’s brutalist 1960s bus station and neighbouring multi-storey car park are to be renovated rather than demolished as previously proposed... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The city of York Council is expecting a Government consultation on reforms to combined authority (CA) legislation, which could clear the way for the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
FirstGroup is cutting fares on bus services in Leeds and Bradford from 5 January. In Leeds, the £3.90 off-peak day ticket will be valid all-day... continue
Local Transport Today
News
FirstGroup HAS rejected a call from Sandell Asset Management to dispose of its US businesses. The New York-based hedge fund manager, founded by... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Stagecoach Group’s six month results to 30 October show modest improvements in group revenue, up 5% to £1.474bn (H1 2012,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
I was disappointed that nobody from Nottingham City Council has responded to my letter which appeared in LTT 1 November regarding what the local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus passenger watchdog Passenger Focus has called for route-specific punctuality targets  for bus services across the UK. The recommendation... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
John McFarlane is to succeed Martin Gilbert as chairman of FirstGroup on 1 January. Dumfries-born McFarlane is chairman of insurance group Aviva plc... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The City of Edinburgh Council has appointed three non-executive directors to Transport for Edinburgh, which will initially oversee tram and bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tiffany Lynch, Tonbridge TN9
I was interested in your front page item about Lord Heseltine’s reference to the Docklands Light Railway as a “toy town railway” in... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Barker, London N8
Those of us who opposed the deregulation of bus services were concerned about the difficulties local transport authorities would have integrating... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nick Forbes, Leader, Newcastle City Council, Newcastle NE1
It is inaccurate and misleading to claim that Newcastle City Council has given the bus Quality Contract Scheme a “lukewarm reception”... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Caroline Hodges has been appointed surface liaison manager at Transport for London, reporting to surface transport managing director Leon Daniels.... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Kieran Preston (pictured), director general of Metro, the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive, is to retire in January, having served in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Figures from the Treasury reveal that public spending on transport in England is at a five year low, with a particularly big drop in the North and... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The revised Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) submitted by operators to Nexus last week includes: smart multi-modal, multi-operator and single... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Consultation ended last week on plans by Nexus, the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive, to introduce a bus Quality Contract Scheme (QCS) in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has given final approval to a £28.2m package of a new road and bus infrastructure between Sheffield and Rotherham. The project dubbed... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Wandsworth plans to press ahead with a six-month closure of Putney Bridge despite opposition from London Buses.  Putney... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Leicestershire and Cambridgeshire county councils are to start using CCTV  to enforce bus lanes. Leicestershire will use Nottingham City... continue
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