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Local Transport Today
In brief
Green groups want the Scottish Government to ringfence Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) for environmental transport and road maintenance. Responding to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Parliament wants ministers to consider raising the speed limit for lorries to 50mph on more single carriageway roads.  In April the... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
A Private Member’s Bill calling for a ban on pavement parking in England and Wales has been submitted to Parliament by the North Dorset MP... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Andrew Allen
Inertia is arguably the most powerful force in land-use planning. Planners and architects alike have long recognised the tendency to replicate... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The City of Edinburgh Council is exploring how to raise funds to extend its tram line into the north of the city.  The city’s first tram... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Details have emerged of the memberships of the four regional groups of Scottish councils taking part in the Roads Collaboration Programme... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Councils in northern Scotland have identified a range of road activities in which they could collaborate under Scotland’s Roads Collaboration... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of road accident casualties recorded by the police in Scotland fell 2% in 2014 to 11,240 but fatalities rose by 28, from 172 to 200,... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport Scotland plans to award a £35m contract for dualling a five-mile section of the A9 between Kincraig and Dalraddy to Irish-based Wills... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Fife Council has appointed consultant SYSTRA to study re-opening the railway from Thornton to Methil and Leven to passengers and potentially freight.... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Detail
Aberdeen City Council has appointed a team of consultants consisting of SIAS, Peter Brett Associates and Energising Environments to study... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Bill Barker has been appointed chair of SCOTS, the Society of Chief Officers of Transportation in Scotland, succeeding Ewan Wallace. Barker is... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Co-Wheels has won the contract from Glasgow City Council to provide a car club in the city, ousting City Car Club, which has run Glasgow’s club... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Scotland’s regional transport partnerships (RTPs) have added their voice to concerns that street designs in new housing developments are... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A smartcard ticket is being explored for public transport on the Shetland Isles. Michael Craigie, lead officer for the Zetrans regional transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Edinburgh have agreed to cut the operating hours for many of the city’s bus lanes.  An 18-month experimental traffic order... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Edinburgh have agreed to cut the operating hours for many of the city’s bus lanes.  An 18-month experimental traffic order... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Edinburgh have approved plans to install cycle lanes between two vehicular traffic lanes on a key city centre street. The lanes will... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Drivers in Edinburgh will have to possess a permit to drive past up to 11 primary schools at the start and finish of the school day under plans being... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Scottish councils are exploring the establishment of joint committees and Limited Liability Partnerships as governance models for delivering road... continue
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