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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Ray Bentley
The results of the DfT’s bus market review should be of interest (ibid). The six key questions are comprehensive but the £90,000 price... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton
I welcome your front page news that the DfT has launched a ‘bus market review’ (‘DfT launches bus market review as interest in... continue
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Interview
John Davies is one of many British Rail managers who left the industry in the 1990s. He left despite – or perhaps because of – his... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 25 January, former transport secretary John Prescott used his regular column in The Daily Mirror to criticise another former transport minister,... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
On 3 February The Times editorialised on the benefits of converting rail tracks to busways, on the back of a report by the Institute of Economic... continue
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Regular feature
Andrew Forster
When Boris Johnson steps down as London’s mayor next May, some of central London’s streets may look very different to how they do today.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Air quality in Oxford city centre has improved since the bus-based low emission zone in the city centre was introduced last January, according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Oxfordshire County Council wants to close its existing park-and-ride facilities serving Oxford and build new sites further away from the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bus patronage in the West Midlands conurbation increased by 2.6% in 2013/14, from 276.3 million passengers to 278.9 million, according to monitoring... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Cambridgeshire County Council is looking at how to reverse a 12% slump in people using Cambridge’s bus-based park-and-ride (P&R) system... continue
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Lead Story
Transport projects have secured a share of the £1bn Local Growth Fund grant awarded by the Government last week. The funding for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has approved a 1.5% (£3m) reduction in the transport levy paid by district councils in 2015/16, to... continue
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Regular news
Transport Scotland has struck a £414m two-year deal with bus operators for the  country’s concessionary travel scheme for older... continue
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Regular news
The West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority is planning a £1.6m cut to bus operator reimbursement for the mandatory concessionary fares... continue
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Lead Story
Andrew Forster
England’s biggest city regions have written to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin, expressing concern about his Department’s motives... continue
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News
Transport for London has negotiated a £5,000 per vehicle discount with bus manufacturer Wrightbus on a new order of 200 New Routemaster... continue
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News
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has selected FirstGroup to operate bus services on the £68m Leigh- Salford-Manchester busway. The... continue
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News
Transport for London is to award Trapeze a five-year contract extension for the provision of the iBus bus communication and information... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
FirstGroup is to continue making inflationary increases to bus fares despite the sharp fall in the price of oil. In a trading update for the third... continue
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Lead Story
John W E Helm
Government support for bus operators in Britain has been cut by £508m (15.7%) since 2010/11, according to the latest study by industry analysts... continue
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