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Local Transport Today
Articles
Whether you are championing, planning, developing or implementing a BRT scheme, you cannot escape the legal issues that will inevitably arise. Linear... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
The Cambridgeshire Guided Busway opened on 7 August 2011 with core routes between Huntingdon, St Ives, Cambridge City Centre, Addenbrooke’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
The Cambridge busway celebrated its second birthday on 7 August 2013 with passenger numbers still well ahead of forecast.  The busway services... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
John Swanson, Associate, Steer Davies Gleave
Much is known about the relative costs of building and operating BRT and LRT, and some of this evidence has been published before by BRTuk; by and... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
BRT systems are intended to move large numbers of commuters rapidly through the urban environment. To facilitate this, the ingress and egress of... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
The Luton-Dunstable-Houghton Regis conurbation is home to 257,000 people (205,200 in Luton) living in just over 97,000 households. About 20% of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Go-Ahead's bus operating profit increased by 11.4% in 2012/13, with revenue growth continuing and cost savings made despite funding cuts and... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Bob Tebb, Chair, BRTuk
BRT – and indeed the ‘humble’ bus – is currently receiving establishment capital support perhaps as never before. This is... continue
Local Transport Today
Introduction
Progress is being made, there is no doubt of that. Cambridge has been up and running for two years now and is continuing to produce ridership numbers... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Bus operator Stagecoach has claimed that a proposed quality contract for Tyne and Wear would expose local taxpayers to unacceptable financial... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Profits in the UK bus industry fell for the second successive year in 2011/12 according to a new analysis by the TAS Partnership. The report says... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
First is proposing to restructure its South East and Midlands Region into two, "smaller, stronger" business units. continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A dispute over the cost of building the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway has been settled with contractor BAM Nuttall agreeing to pay the county council... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Eleven local authorities have won a share of £5 million of funding to reduce pollution from local buses, the DfT has announced. The authorities... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Stagecoach reports today a slowing in revenue growth for its UK bus services in the first quarter of the year. Like-for-like revenue growth in the 12... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Strathclyde Passenger Transport officers are warning that proposed legislation to regulate bus services could be costly and stifle investment by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The City of Edinburgh Council is to create a body to integrate tram and bus services that could become responsible for pedestrian and cycling... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Bus operators in South East Wales could receive cash incentives for meeting quality standards and providing evening and Sunday commercial services... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
More cash for cycling, reforms to Bus Service Operators Grant, and a new push for road pricing are among the policy priorities likely to be... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Shropshire Council plans to scrap its network of rural bus services marketed as Shropshire Link because of budgetary pressures. Shropshire says the... continue
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