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Local Transport Today
People/people
Tim Jackson has been appointed head of the British Isles business unit created by French public transport operator RATP Dev. Jackson has led his own... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
John Henkel has been appointed interim director general of Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, following the retirement of Kieran Preston (LTT 19 Dec 13).... continue
Local Transport Today
News
FirstGroup has received the green light from the Office of Fair Trading to acquire the bus business of Finglands Coachways Ltd in Manchester. First... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
All supported bus services in Cumbria are likely to be withdrawn by the end of March next year as the council grapples with budget cuts. Cumbria... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Merseytravel is to withdraw three electric bus services in St Helens as part of a programme of spending cuts.  The E10, E11 and E12 free town... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus service withdrawals, higher fares and staff cuts are among the ways South Yorkshire PTE plans to cope with a 9.7% cut to its budget from... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
HS2 Ltd should consider paying Birmingham’s bus operators compensation for the disruption caused by constructing the London-West Midlands... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London buses are to go cashless from the middle of this year, Transport for London has announced. Cash fares currently make up 1% of all bus... continue
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In brief
Local authorities in the Cheshire area are cutting how much reimbursement they pay bus operators for concessionary travel. Cheshire East, Cheshire... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council plans to retain 10% of the Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) that the DfT will pay the council for tendered services... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The bus industry is urging the Government to introduce tax incentives for employees who commute to work by bus. The ‘Bus Bonus’ scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The cost of replacing local authority bus contracts have fallen for the fifth successive year, the Association of Transport Co-ordinating Officers... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has announced a wide-ranging review of bus policy. Announcing the formation of a bus advisory group, Hart told... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Gavin Smith, Transport for Greater Bristol Alliance, Bristol BS3
In Bristol today is a true battle of the modes. Is it to be car, BRT or rail? The one winning at the moment is the car. Bristol continues to be a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
First is launching a fare consultation across its wider West of England operating area to give passengers the opportunity to voice their opinion... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Welsh Government has announced a review to develop a new approach to funding bus services designed to secure "bus services [that] are sustainable... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
FirstGroup has placed a £70m order for 425 new buses for delivery in 2014/15. The order represents the groups’s biggest ever order for... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Cardiff Council has awarded a two-year contract for the Cardiff East park-and-ride service to municipally-owned Cardiff Bus in a deal that will save... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Councillors in Brighton have approved a bus-based Low Emission Zone in the city centre.  From 1 January 2015 buses entering the LEZ should be of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Hundreds of tendered bus services in North Yorkshire are to be withdrawn from April as the county council makes a £2m cut to its supported... continue
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