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Local Transport Today
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London Councils has reached agreement with the Association of Train Operating Companies on a four-year deal for concessionary travel on rail services... continue
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Regular news
Councillors in South Yorkshire have agreed to protect tendered bus services despite the Integrated Transport Authority facing a 10.5% revenue budget... continue
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The DfT is seeking up to five contractors to help determine appeals brought by bus operators against local authority concessionary fare reimbursement... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Train Fares may have to rise by “substantial margins” in the north of England conurbations if the Government is serious about reducing... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for South Hampshire is preparing a smartcard ticketing bid to the DfT’s new Local Sustainable Transport Fund. The partnership of... continue
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Metro, the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive, has agreed to work with bus operators to examine how a single integrated ticketing scheme,... continue
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Local Transport Today
In recent weeks there has been a steady flow of stories about local authorities planning significant cuts to tendered bus networks. Somerset,... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
Passengers will be able to make most public transport journeys in England with smart ticketing technologies such as smartcards or mobile phones... continue
Local Transport Today
News
JMP has captured the contract to assist in the running of Hampshire’s concessionary fares scheme from dominant shire counties provider MCL. JMP... continue
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News
Mastercard has reached an agreement with Transport for London to exclusively brand Oystercard wallets in 2011. TfL described the arrangement as a... continue
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County Councils in England are grappling with how to cope with a shortfall in funding for concessionary fares. Shire counties take over... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Bus passengers in England face service cuts and inflation-busting fare rises as operators and local authorities grapple with a  major reduction... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has published guidance to help county and district councils understand the implications of the transfer of concessionary fares reimbursement... continue
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The Welsh Assembly Government’s policy of free travel for concessionary bus passholders on selected rural railway lines is generating... continue
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Bus passengers are not that sensitive to rises in fares – at least in the short-run – according to analysis published by the Competition... continue
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People/people
Adam Simmons is leaving his post as the DfT’s head of travel concessions. The Department’s concessionary travel team is being re-absorbed... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The first bus quality partnership scheme (QPS) to include maximum fares looks likely to be implemented in April. The West of England Partnership... continue
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Councillors in Cornwall have dropped cost-cutting plans that could have seen every evening bus service withdrawn. Cornwall had proposed saving... continue
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Transport Minister Norman Baker has voiced displeasure with the DfT’s failure to publish the final concessionary fares reimbursement guidance... continue
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The DfT has changed its concessionary fares reimbursement guidance in response to bus operator fears that the draft guidance would undermine the... continue
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