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Parking Review
Crime
Patrick McDonnell
A man who refused to pay a parking ticket has been jailed after he threatened to stab a fines enforcement officer when the fine had risen to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The possibility of a huge West Midlands combined authority (CA) holding transport powers across the conurbation, Warwickshire and some parts of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull councils are procuring a new highways maintenance contract that will begin next May and run for seven years, with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council is considering relocating the town’s railway station closer to the town centre. Solihull says the... continue
Categories: Railways, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Political leaders in the West Midlands conurbation have endorsed a proposed £1.6bn package of public transport improvements, which they say... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Countryside campaigners have criticised Worcestershire County Council’s proposed parkway rail station near Worcester. Worcester Parkway would... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Researchers are exploring the feasibility of delivering goods to town centre shops using underground pipelines.  Northamptonshire firm Mole... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Proposals for a huge West Midlands Combined Authority (CA) to oversee transport and economic development seem to be running into trouble. Jenni Venn,... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Neil Ross has been appointed acting policy, freight and highways manager at the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority. He was principal policy... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has in his first speech since his re-appointment declared that the "argument is won" over HS2 and that the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Birmingham have approved funding for an extension of the Midland Metro light rail line from New Street to Centenary Square on the west... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Midlands Highway Alliance has awarded AECOM and its supply partner Waterman a new contract to deliver multi-disciplinary design... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A wristband capable of alerting visually and hearing impaired bus passengers to their approaching stop is to be tested by the Transport Systems... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Cornwall Council is teaming up with Nottinghamshire County Council to create a joint venture company for the delivery of highway services in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Traffic volumes on the M6 Toll road in the West Midlands rose by more than 9% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2015, according to the... continue
Parking Review
Business News
APCOA Parking (UK) has been awarded a new three-year parking management services’ contract by the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Centro and Birmingham City Council have chosen the route for a Midland Metro extension through Digbeth. The first section of the Eastside Metro route... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Andy Gibbons, Nottingham City Council’s head of public transport,  is being seconded to the DfT on a part-time basis to provide advice on... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Nottingham City Council has placed an order with Chinese firm BYD for 13 fully electric buses to operate the city’s park-and-ride services.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Birmingham City Council has published further details of its plans to transform the A38 ‘urban motorway’ that skirts the north of the... continue
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