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Local Transport Today
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Aberdeen City Council made a surplus of £952,000 from bus lane enforcement in 2014/15, the first year of operations. Total income from penalty... continue
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A Buses Bill giving combined authorities with elected mayors the power to franchise services, was announced in the Queen’s Speech this... continue
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Councillors in Hertfordshire have approved a programme of cuts to bus services that will save the council £1.471m a year. The council has... continue
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Regular news
Wales was this week promised increased devolved powers over transport, including over bus service registrations and the setting of speed limits. The... continue
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Letters to the editor
We hear through the grapevine that all is not well with this summer’s railway timetable published by Middleton Press. A colleague who acquired... continue
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People/people
Councillors in Edinburgh were this week expected to approve new appointments to the boards of Transport for Edinburgh, Lothian Buses, and Edinburgh... continue
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People/people
Stagecoach in South Wales managing director John Gould is to retire at the end of August. He will be succeeded by Nigel Winter, who is currently... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The Local Government Association is calling on the Government to not stop at devolution for cities but to offer all areas greater powers over buses... continue
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Cardiff city region needs a transport authority to exploit the proposed city deal with Government and other funding, academics told the Welsh... continue
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A recently-opened pedestrian plaza in the Oxfordshire town of Didcot will be opened to buses if town centre expansion plans are approved. The plaza... continue
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West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) is appointing a consultant to assist on developing a bus strategy for the conurbation. The consultant will... continue
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The world’s first retro-fitted fully electric double-deck bus entered service in York this week. The 15-year old vehicle, owned by Transdev and... continue
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A wristband capable of alerting visually and hearing impaired bus passengers to their approaching stop is to be tested by the Transport Systems... continue
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Detail
Transport for London has launched the procurement process for a new advertising contract covering, for the first time, London Underground, London... continue
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News
Souter Investments has acquired the New Zealand long-distance coach operator Naked Bus for an undisclosed sum.  Souter Holdings already has... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
UNCERTAINTY surrounds plans for a major traffic and public realm scheme in Brighton after last week’s local elections saw the Green Party lose... continue
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Lee Baker
Transport operator Arriva has hailed a year of growth and said its success in the UK and across the EU "positions us to take advantage of transport... continue
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Lee Baker
The Lib Dems today say that a priority for a coalition they enter will be a low emission zone network and to make all buses and taxis ultra-low... continue
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Britain’s Traffic commissioners should give up responsibility for overseeing bus service registrations, with the function transferred to local... continue
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Derbyshire County Council is to conduct a review of public transport provision in the county. The Labour-controlled council had drawn up plans to cut... continue
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