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Parking Review
Operational
Cardiff City Council is considering equipping its 45 civil parking enforcement officers with body cameras after a series of assaults on staff. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Welsh Government has set up a working group to study ways of improving North Wales rail services. An initial report will be prepared by the end... continue
Categories: Railways, Wales
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Welsh Government has set up a task force to advise on freight matters. The group includes representatives of road freight, rail freight and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A "landmark" law to require local authorities to plan comprehensive walking and cycling networks in Wales has been granted Royal Assent by Her... continue
Categories: Cycling, Pedestrians, Wales
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ambitious plans to develop the public transport system in South East Wales have been presented in a report commissioned by the Welsh Government. Key... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Rail passengers on the Cardiff Valleys network of lines may have to endure the unpopular Pacer trains for another decade, Welsh Assembly members have... continue
Categories: Railways, Wales
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The National Assembly for Wales this week strengthened the nation’s Active Travel Bill  as it passed its final legislative... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Rail journey times between Wrexham and Chester should be cut by 16 minutes as a result of a £44m scheme authorised this week by Welsh transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Government is consulting on plans to build a new motorway round the south of Newport and downgrade the existing M4 through the north of the... continue
Categories: Road building, Wales
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT has extended FirstGroup’s contract for the Great Western rail franchise by 23 months until September 2015. A further contract extension... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
Local government secretary Eric Pickles has announced a plan to ban the enforcement of parking using both static and mobile cameras as part of a... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
The Welsh Government has made a new Level of Charges Order, which is expected to come into force on 2 November 2013. A new Level of Charges Order was... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Ray Bentley, Bere Alston, Devon PL20
Mr Pickles’ intervention on relaxing parking enforcement has been reported in recent editions of LTT along with changes to guidance to remove... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has asked to see evidence about the road safety benefits of speed cameras.  Representatives from the Welsh... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A?Labour Government would place new duties on local authorities in England to support walking and cycling.  Shadow transport secretary Maria... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The South East Wales Transport Alliance (Sewta) is consulting on a rail strategy to capitalise on the planned electrification of the area’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has appointed consultants Atkins and The TAS Partnership to update and enhance the DfT’s best practice guidance on tendering bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Bus operators in South East Wales could receive cash incentives for meeting quality standards and providing evening and Sunday commercial services... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
The DfT has published new traffic forecasts, as they do from time to time. Their credibility is seriously challenged, but that is not the point of... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
FirstGroup has launched a new airport express service between Cardiff Airport and the city centre. The 20-minute frequency service, which operates... continue
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