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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The need for more aviation capacity and the proposed high-speed rail link between London and Birmingham (and thence points north) continued to vie... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Halton And Warrington borough councils are seeking a single contractor to provide reactive maintenance and another to provide programmed works. The... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The company set up by Government to deliver a high-speed rail network between London and the north of England. Munro has led HS2 since it was... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Roger Jones (pictured), the former chairman of Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Authority, has been appointed assistant mayor for transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Consultant The TAS Partnership and public transport operator Go Ahead Group are organising a sponsored walk on Wednesday 13 June in memory of Peter... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport bodies on Merseyside are in dispute over who should set the area’s transport priorities. The disagreement became public during the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Merseytravel’s somewhat awkward relationship with local authority leaders and the Local Enterprise Partnership was highlighted last month by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT this week approved an extension of the Northern Rail franchise by seven months to April 2014, paving the way for the possible devolution of... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“A notable absence in the Queen’s Speech today was the Government’s plans for high-speed rail (HS2) – legislation hated by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cyclists inManchester are set to get their own ‘transport interchange’ beneath a city centre office block. Plans to create a ‘cycle... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Ten Greater Manchester authorities have agreed to consider jointly procuring and delivering highways services  to  achieve greater... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The value for money of the London to West Midlands high-speed rail route has been cut again.  In January, Government company HS2 Ltd revealed... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cumbria County Council is warning of a new round of bus service cuts after Stagecoach announced its withdrawal from a number of tendered services and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for Greater Manchester is to work with the DfT to deliver some of the Competition Commission’s ticketing remedies for bus services.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Major transport projects in Greater Manchester will be given first priority from the pioneering ‘earn back’ model that could see the... continue
New Transit
Cover Story Detail
Plans in the UK government’s rail Command Paper for retailers close to stations, and potentially high street libraries, post offices and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Manchester City Council is exploring how to fund 20mph speed limits across all C-class and unclassified roads, as well as all roads within the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Secretary Justine Greening has asked officials to look into consulting on the route of a high-speed rail line between the West Midlands,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An operator is being sought for a pay-as-you-go car hire network in the Lake District. The scheme would be targeted at visitors to the national park,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government will provide the Greater Manchester conurbation authorities with up to £30m a year of tax revenues if current transport and... continue
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