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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
All councils are facing severe budget problems and are likely to do so for several years to come. Every month we hear of another area drastically... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Phil Southall has been appointed managing director of the Oxford Bus Company, replacing Philip Kirk who is stepping down after 20 years with the... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport for London has awarded Cubic Transportation Systems Ltd a contract to provide the capital’s ticketing and fare collection services.... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
TfL has chosen to leave all of the ticketing and fare collection (or ‘front end’) matters for Oyster and contactless payments to the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Strong performance in National Express Group’s UK bus, coach and rail divisions for the six months to 30 June 2014 was outweighed by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Residents of England made fewer trips last year than at any time since the National Travel Survey began in 1972/73. Each person made an average of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
FirstGroup has stepped up efforts to persuade West Yorkshire’s political leaders to embrace a partnership approach with bus operators, rather... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is trialling real-time information screens on buses that will provide passengers with information about the progress their bus... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for Greater Manchester is forming a working group, which will include DfT representation, to explore reforms to the conurbation’s bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is seeking an adjudicator to review 12 bus operator appeals against this year’s reimbursement schemes set by travel concession... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Cornwall Council is to explore with the DfT and bus operators new ways of delivering bus services in the area, with London-style franchising being... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
According to Shashi Verma, director of customer experience at TfL, in a few weeks the biggest change to public transport ticketing in London will... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chris Barker, Hornsey, London N8
Paul Salveson’s advocacy of community bus partnerships in surely the way forward for creating seamless journeys to or from places not on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London will launch trials this month of cyclist and pedestrian detection software on buses. Four buses will be fitted with the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Julian Peddle, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
I am pleased to see that the Welsh Government and Welsh bus operators have agreed payments for the Welsh scheme going forward at  a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Christian Schmidt, Newport
It is disheartening to read that Cambridgeshire seems set to continue with their floating bus stop proposals (‘Floating bus stops redesigned to... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  One casualty of last week’s reshuffle was the environment minister Owen Paterson, who during his short time in office because something... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
ON 11 JULY the Greener Journeys public transport lobby group took the somewhat unusual step of taking out a paid ‘advertisement feature’... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
There is growing interest in ‘community bus partnerships’ (CBPs) with authorities such as Leicestershire, South Yorkshire and Merseyside... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Opponents of the three bus rapid transit routes in Bristol and the surrounding area say the investment will have a negligible impact on passenger... continue
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