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People/people
The Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive has appointed David Hytch director of information systems with responsibility for the delivery... continue
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News extra
Commercial service withdrawals, higher tender prices, and higher adult fares are all possible consequences arising from changes to the way bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
SouthYorkshire Passenger Transport Executive is working with a number of employers on a tax incentive scheme to encourage employees to travel by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
First Group chief executive Moir Lockhead has called on ministers to set a national level of reimbursement for the English concessionary fares scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London Councils is commissioning two studies that could prompt a major shake-up to the way the capital's Freedom Pass concessionary fares scheme is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus operators in Scotland say they may have to increase fares and cut services because the Scottish Government's budget for reimbursing concessionary... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A fresh round of appeals against Centro-WMPTA's reimbursement plans for elderly and disabled concessionary travel seems likely after bus operators... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Claims by bus operators that they should be reimbursed for carrying passengers generated by the existence of a concessionary fares scheme have been... continue
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Regular news
The DfT has placed an order for four million temporary concessionary travel passes in recognition that many pensioners in England will not have... continue
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Regular news
The Government will have to take some "tough decisions" on the Highways Agency's road building programme once the post-Nichols review of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Disney
Further to the problems of purchasing a PLUSBUS ticket at a rail station, as highlighted by Alina Congreve (Letters LTT 25 Jan), it seems to be near... continue
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Letters to the editor
Samuel Fisher
I write in response to the letters regarding George Muir's comments upon the PLUSBUS scheme (Letters LTT 25 Jan & News 11 Jan). Perhaps the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Alina Congreve
George Muir highlights the poor take-up by passengers of the PLUSBUS rail/bus ticketing scheme scheme ('ATOC chief disappointed by take-up rate for... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Jonathan Radley
Further to the article in the last edition of LTT (ibid), I would like to point out that, whilst PLUSBUS has been developed and rolled-out across... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The Department has published its long-awaited guidance to help local authorities calculate operator reimbursement for April's nationwide free... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Association of Train Operating Companies director general George Muir has voiced surprise at the low level of use being made of PlusBus integrated... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The new year has begun with a familiar criticism that the Government's transport policies are disjointed. The above-inflation fare rises on the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Phil Longdon
It seems strange that the DfT believes that rising incomes are responsible for 60% of traffic growth, given the same Department quoted the A6017 as... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The announcement of above-inflation fare increases for rail passengers at a time when overrunning engineering works were causing major disruption to... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Since the election of the Labour Government in 1997 public expenditure on bus services has more than doubled in real terms, according to TAS analysis... continue
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