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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The seven district councils in the West Midlands conurbation are to prepare a joint transport plan, which could provide a framework for the new... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency has launched a consultation on plans for a new link road connecting the M54, the northbound M6 and the M6 Toll road in the West... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Warwickshire County Council is writing to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin to draw his attention to the rising price of bus fares in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
Philip Bisatt suggests that Stoke is a better location for an HS2 station than Crewe (Letters LTT 31 Oct). He points out that the highly constrained... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Tamworth, Staffordshire B77
The lunatics are certainly in charge of Birmingham's transport asylum. I refer to the article ‘Birmingham studies feasibility of demolishing... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Birmingham City Council has approved plans for signed-only 20mph limits on residential streets and in local centres in a large part of the south of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Birmingham City Council is to investigate a workplace parking levy as a way of part-funding its new ‘Birmingham Connected’ transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
One of Birmingham’s biggest pieces of 1960s road infrastructure could be demolished under plans unveiled by the city council this... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Laura Shoaf (pictured) has been appointed strategic director of transport by the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority, which brings together... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt
I refer to your article on the front page of the last issue regarding the anticipated abandonment of proposals for an HS2 station at Toton and likely... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Worcestershire County Council is consulting on plans for a Worcestershire Parkway railway station situated at Norton, where the Worcester-Oxford... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Critics of HS2 have accused the scheme’s promoters of flouting parliamentary procedure by initiating the procurement process before the project... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rhodri Clark
A tourism association has rescued a rural Sunday bus service and set up a supporters’ club, in recognition of the service’s benefits for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Wolverhampton and Hull City Councils are to begin camera enforcement of bus lanes. Drivers detected in Wolverhampton’s bus lanes will receive a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Government this week ordered reviews into the location of proposed high-speed rail stations in Leeds and the East Midlands, following a review of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Warwickshire County Council is to tender for a new highways contract after failing to agree terms for a contract extension with Balfour Beatty Living... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Shropshire Council has reported signs of improvement in the performance of Ringway, its highways term maintenance contractor, after a troubled first... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
London First chief executive Baroness Jo Valentine has been appointed a non-executive director of HS2 Ltd, along with Christine Emmett and Neil... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Mark Moran
The Bullring shopping centre in Birmingham has upgraded its cashless parking services in partnership with SIX Payment Services. The Bullring is a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Coventry City Council is to undertake a third phase of public realm improvements in the city centre at a cost of £18.8m. The works at five... continue
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