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Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The West Yorkshire region has been looking hard at the introduction of smartcard public transport ticketing for some 10-15 years, John Henkel, acting... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in North Yorkshire are investigating future governance options, including a combined authority overseeing transport and economic... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is to appoint a team of commissioners to take over all the functions of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council following the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has discontinued the tender process for three more asset support contracts (ASCs) after existing bids were deemed... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The question of how we make more use of small and medium-sized stations has been addressed in these columns on several occasions in the past. As we... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Five National Parks are to share £2.7m of DfT grant to develop cycling facilities. Norfolk and Suffolk Broads will receive £715,000;... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of York Council is forming an independently-chaired cross-party commission to identify ways to ease traffic congestion in the city. The body... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A 1,000-mile network of cycleways could be created in the corridor of HS2 under plans being explored by the DfT. Consultant Royal HaskoningDHV was... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Andy Raleigh has joined Wakefield-based consultant Travel Plan Services Ltd as a transport planner. Raleigh, who has a geography degree, retired from... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in York have thrown out plans to save £212,000 by cutting tendered bus services. Councillors last February approved a plan to make... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local authorities are unlikely to bear any of the financial risk associated with the new Northern Rail and TransPennine Express franchises, which are... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Government company HS2 Ltd has appointed Jonathan Crone as director of the programme management office and Colin Morris as programme delivery... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Graham Howard has joined Intelligent Data as regional director for the Midlands/North and Wales, working from the firm’s new offices in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The City of York Council is to write to thousands of drivers who were fined for disobeying a traffic restriction in York city centre, informing them... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The appearance before the select committee hearing evidence on the proposed HS2 high-speed rail network of a nine-year old boy prodded some... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John WE Helm
The Office of Rail Regulation has rejected an application from open access operator GNWR to run services on the West Coast Main Line between London,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has said on a visit to Yorkshire for Transport for the North's inaugural meeting that he wanted the North of... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has terminated the tender process for Asset Support Contracts covering Area 4 (Kent and Sussex) and Area 12 (Yorkshire and North... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new study is to examine opportunities to speed-up the rail journey time between Nottingham, Sheffield and Leeds. A regular service on the line was... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Leeds City Council has ruled out introducing a low emission zone (LEZ) for the time being, saying it could be unpopular and damage the local economy.... continue
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