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Local Transport Today
People/people
Matt Brunt, assistant director of the Passenger Transport Executive Group, is retire on ill-health grounds. Brunt joined Pteg in 2009 from Leeds City... continue
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Regular news
Brighton and Hove Council’s green administration is facing a backlash from motorists who claim the council has declared “war” on... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
Peter Stonham
The BRT schemes in the French cities of Nantes and Rouen are arguably two of the most impressive and clearly focused uses of the concept to provide... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
Luton has now joined an exclusive but growing band of BRT schemes under development in the UK. BRT UK’s conference gave delegates the chance to... continue
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Regular feature
John W E Helm
After 20 years of planning and three under construction, the Luton Dunstable Busway was officially opened by local transport minister Norman Baker... continue
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Lead Story
Transport Minister Norman Baker this week put pressure on Liverpool’s directly elected mayor, Joe Anderson, to drop a trial suspension of every... continue
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Regular news
Local authorities and bus operators are scrutinising proposals from the Senior Traffic Commissioner to revise rules for assessing bus service... continue
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Letters to the editor
Julie Boston, Friends of Bristol Suburban Railways campaigns organiser, Bristol BS6
Whatever the strength of feeling against Bristol’s bus rapid transit plans (Letters LTT 20 Sep), nothing will improve until campaigners and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has awarded a further £3.4m of grant to fund 55 new low carbon buses and reduce emissions from dozens more existing vehicles. The... continue
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In brief
The DfT has granted final approval to a £40m programme to improve bus links in East Lancashire. The Pennine Reach package is being promoted by... continue
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In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council plans to introduce a £1 parking charge at its park-and-ride sites serving Cambridge. Users currently park for... continue
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Regular news
FirstGroup has reduced the price of its weekly, monthly and annual bus season tickets in York.  The price of a weekly ticket falls from... continue
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Main editorial comment
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The politics of transport on Merseyside would make a fascinating topic for a doctoral thesis. Tensions between Liverpool City Council and... continue
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Regular news
FirstGroup is to cut bus fares in Bristol following a major review commissioned in response to pressure from local politicians and the... continue
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Regular news
The Senior Traffic Commissioner has appointed a Quality Contract Scheme board that will scrutinise Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport... continue
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Regular news
THE Department for Community and Local Government’s plans to cut revenue grant to local authorities by 25% over the next two years could have a... continue
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Detail
The Republic of Ireland’s National Transport Authority has launched a public consultation process into its proposals to introduce an element of... continue
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Detail
Stagecoach is to expand its Megabus budget coach operations into Germany, with a new twice-daily link between London and Cologne launching on 21... continue
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People/people
Centro’s policy and strategy director Tom Magrath retired this week. He had served in the post for 23 years.... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Local transport Minister Norman Baker today opened the £91 million Luton Dunstable Busway ahead of services starting tomorrow.The minister cut... continue
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