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Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire’s guided busway, which opened in August 2011, had carried 7.8 million passengers by the end of March this year, according to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Boor, By email
I was intrigued to read that a planned cycle scheme in Cambridge would feature what might be the first cycle Zebra crossing (‘Bus stop safety... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Cambridgeshire have deferred a decision on an innovative package of measures to boost cycling on two main roads in Cambridge until... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has announced the scope of work for six feasibility studies into upgrading strategic roads around England from Northumberland to Sussex, and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Highways Agency has launched a ten-week consultation on a £1.5bn plan to improve the A14 in Cambridgeshire.  The A14 Cambridge to... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
A new row is brewing in Cambridgeshire between the county council and its guided busway contractor BAM Nuttall, following the discovery of further... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail has appointed consultant WSP to conduct a feasibility study into closing level crossings on the East Coast Main Line between London and... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT has extended Abellio Greater Anglia’s rail franchise by 27 months from July 2014 to October 2016 in a deal that will see the train... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Low-level traffic signals for cyclists could be installed at two junctions in Norwich as part of plans for contra-flow cycle lanes in the city... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Park-and-ride users in Norwich are the first bus passengers to be able to use a new smartcard developed by Norfolk County Council. The card will be... continue
Local Transport Today
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LOCAL AUTHORITIES in Greater Cambridge are to shake-up the way transport is governed  and ultimately hope to establish a Combined Authority. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cambridgeshire County Council is consulting on installing segregated cycle lanes and bus stop bypass cycle lanes on two roads in Cambridge.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Train operator Abellio has launched bike hire facilities at more than 40 stations across its three franchises – Northern Rail, Greater Anglia... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council plans to retain 10% of the Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) that the DfT will pay the council for tendered services... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Denise Carlo, Norwich and Norfolk Transport Action Group Norwich NR2
Ministerial approval of the A47 Postwick Hub on the edge of Norwich is an illustration of a transport decision being made on political criteria as... continue
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Letters to the editor
David HT Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy, Shrewsbury SY3
In your feature article about the East West Rail link (LTT 10 Jan) I was surprised there was no mention of the simplest and most direct way of... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The Bedford-Cambridge passenger service was withdrawn in 1967. However, failure to secure the trackbed resulted in parts being built over or sold... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
John WE Helm
When the first phase of the East West Rail (EWR) project is activated in December 2017, it will be the largest single railway re-opening project in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council is piloting a new method to manage taxis on a narrow street in Cambridge. A month-long trial began just before... continue
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Secondary stories
The Government this week approved Norfolk County Council’s plans for a new £19m road junction on the eastern edge of Norwich despite it... continue
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