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Local Transport Today
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The DfT is to proceed with plans to transfer responsibility for concessionary travel administration from district councils to county councils in... continue
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A smartcard ticketing system has been introduced on the ULink bus services in Bristol operated on behalf of the University of the West of England by... continue
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Mobile phones could replace smartcards as the predominant media for public transport ticketing systems, according to the DfT. The Department makes... continue
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Andrew Forster
The Office of Fair Trading has often been characterised as being one of the enemies of integrated public transport. But many in the transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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Nexus, the Tyne and Wear PTE, has welcomed the DfT’s final confirmation of £13.4m to replace 225 ticket machines and installed new... continue
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“It seemed a good idea at the time, and so, in a sense, it still is,” said Guardian columnist David McKie on 1 August, referring to the... continue
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Employees of small and medium-sized organisations in South-East Scotland are to benefit from cut-price bus season tickets. The South East Scotland... continue
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Transport co-ordinators have urged the DfT?to centralise administration of the national concessionary fares scheme for the elderly and... continue
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If members of Welsh transport minister Ieuan Wyn Jones’ advisory group got their way, transport policy in Wales would be about to become very... continue
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TfL faces “huge financial challenges” over the next decade as the recession reduces public transport fares income, the London... continue
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Integrated transport authorities are calling on the DfT to retain the special grant system for distributing some concessionary fares... continue
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Three counties – Northamptonshire, Devon and Surrey – this week backed transferring concessionary fares reimbursement from district to... continue
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Oxfordshire County Council doesn’t want to take on responsibility for concessionary fares and has told the DfT to centralise administration... continue
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London boroughs are fighting to  stop the DfT transferring the capital’s special grant for concessionary fares to other parts of England.... continue
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The Government should review the financial viability of the national concessionary fares scheme for people aged 60 or over and the disabled,... continue
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London Councils is seeking urgent assurances that Londoners will not be hit if their boroughs have their budget cut under a change to the three year... continue
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Rik Thomas
In late June transport secretary Andrew Adonis announced that £5m of funding was to be provided to ten rail terminals to enable them to upgrade... continue
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Simpler and cheaper fares are being credited with reversing a 20-year decline in public transport trips made by children in Tyne and Wear. Nexus... continue
Local Transport Today
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The number of bus trips made by concessionary pass holders in South Yorkshire is continuing to rise, according to the latest data from the Passenger... continue
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Stagecoach chief executive Brian Souter has hit out at the Department for Transport, claiming that it has been "dysfunctional" and... continue
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