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Rail News
TRANSPORT MINISTER Tom Harris has announced that the Department for Transport will fund the final part of a £100m upgrade to Manchester’s... continue
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In brief
The £163m budget for the Scottish concessionary bus fares for the elderly and disabled looks set to overrun by £3m, due to the popularity... continue
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In brief
The Times joined in the debate over free nationwide bus travel for the over  60s this week with a warning that council services, such as... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Anthony Collins
I must take issue with your news article and comment piece (Transit, February 15) that suggest the Department for Transport has not negotiated a good... continue
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Bus News
A major reform of how bus services are subsidised by Cumbria County Council was approved by Cumbria’s cabinet this week. Around 90% of... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Davud Dixon
You report that Stagecoach is to cease work on the cross-Forth hovercraft project because the Scottish taxpayer is reluctant to subsidise possible... continue
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Regular News
Translink has hailed confirmation of the Northern Ireland budget for 2008/09 to 2010/11 by the NI Assembly as a huge boost for its bus and rail... continue
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Bus News
An academic at Napier University’s Transport Research Institute claims that the Scottish and Welsh concessionary fare reimbursement regimes are... continue
Categories: Bus, Funding, Reports, Scotland, Wales
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Bus News
Transport minister Rosie Winterton has announced her approval of a £42m funding package of improvements to Bristol’s bus network. Ten... continue
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Other Columnist
By Paul Turner
Recent issues of Transit have not made cheerful reading for the bus industry. The debacle of the concessionary fares scheme in England, reports of... continue
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Ben Colson
Ben Colson
I have to admit to not being Germaine Greer’s greatest fan, yet last week I found myself excitingly applauding her. I was listening to Any... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Regional Airports has put Southend Airport in Essex up for sale after deciding a third party is needed to fund expansion plans that include a new... continue
Parking Review
British Parking Awards
Glasgow City Council owned and operated four multi-storey and 12 surface car parks as part of a large on and off-street parking and enforcement... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Mark Moran
A north London council intends to offer financial rewards to residents who surrender their parking permits for a greener borough. The London Borough... continue
Categories: funding, Greater London
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Mark Moran
Sutton granted £120k for cycle parking schemes Cycle parking throughout the London Borough of Suttonis set to improve thanks to the awarding of... continue
Categories: funding, Greater London
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Mark Moran
Nottingham will become the first place in Britain to impose a workplace parking levy (WPL) on top of the normal business rates after its executive... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Parking penalties in Leicester generated £1.6m for the city council during the first year of its decriminalised regime. Of this £900,000... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
London Councils has expressed its disappointment over Transport for London’s £161m borough spending settlement, saying the allocation... continue
Categories: funding, TfL, Greater London
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Light Rail/Tram News Lead Story
By Meera Rambissoon
woeful was the word used to describe the government’s performance on light rail over the last seven years, at last week’s light rail... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
THE CONFEDERATION of Passenger Transport has welcomed the government’s announcement that the rate of Bus Service Operators’ Grant... continue
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