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Local Transport Today
In brief
Arriva has introduced mobile phone ticketing across almost all of its bus operations outside London. Passengers can pre-purchase Day Saver, Weekly... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
PTEs have called on the DfT to take a more hands-on role in developing smartcard ticketing in the conurbations. The message comes in pteg’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus operators have voiced scepticism about the DfT’s draft ticketing strategy that aims to promote ‘smart’ ticketing media such as... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London boroughs look set to be the big losers under the DfT’s plan for an emergency revision to the way the special grant for concessionary... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tim Larner, Strata, Harrogate
Your article on the DfT study into smartcard ticketing rightly raises some important issues about the consultants’ justification of a policy to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Adrian Hetherington, Bedminster, Bristol
Party conference season is over for the year. All three of the big ‘boys’ highlighted that there are difficult financial times ahead with... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Councillor David Trigg, Cabinet member for traffic, transport and parking London Borough of Richmond London
The Mayor of London’s decision to increase fares for public transport in the capital will hit the pockets of many residents in London,... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
Boris Johnson can sometimes ramble when talking about policy matters, but the Mayor of London has just become one of the most senior politicians in... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Just three days after publishing his new transport strategy, London mayor Boris Johnson put himself in the media spotlight once again by announcing... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson has announced massive rises in bus and Tube fares and the central London congestion charge as part of his attempts to balance the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Assembly Government is budgeting to make £9m of savings in local transport revenue spending next year – largely by reducing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT this week sought to  play down a Local Government Association report warning that a major funding gap in concessionary fares support... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
State public transport operator Translink has launched Northern Ireland’s first smartcard for use on both buses and trains. The iLink ticket... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Concessionary passholders in Wales can continue to travel free on certain railway lines in the country for at least another year, transport minister... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Analysts have expressed surprise at some of the monetised benefits being claimed for the introduction of smartcard ticketing in a new report... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Nexus and local authorities in the north-east of England are in discussions about plans to fund a smart ticketing infrastructure for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is to proceed with plans to transfer responsibility for concessionary travel administration from district councils to county councils in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Mobile phones could replace smartcards as the predominant media for public transport ticketing systems, according to the DfT. The Department makes... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
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
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