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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Electric vehicle charging company POD Point is offering free home charging units worth over £1,000 to electric and hybrid vehicle owners in... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Bus operator Arriva Midlands has announced that it is to take over the 61-vehicle strong operator Midland’s bus business in a deal that is... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
As you doubtless recall, I wrote last month’s column on my way back from the annual Transport Practitioners’ Meeting. The TPM is where... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An extra £2m has been allocated to highway maintenance in Leicestershire after the county council underspent its revenue budget in 2012/13. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A "culture shift” will be needed to make a success of the Sheffield City Region’s transport infrastructure and investment fund... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Leicester are to hold a scrutiny inquiry to better understand the elected mayor’s ambitions for bus services in the city.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
While I agree with the general thrust of Tim Larner’s letter and its headline ‘Bus Partnerships – a flawed model for urban... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
  Ian Drummond, Leicestershire County Council’s assistant director, transportation, received the Transport Planning Society’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
May Gurney has introduced a new manhole cover after traditional covers collapsed in Long Eaton, Derbyshire. The provider sourced the Instarmac... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottingham City Council plans to procure a car club in the city and has earmarked £125,000 of its recent £16m Local Sustainable Transport... continue
New Transit
In brief
UK bus and rail smartcard ticketing  back office service provider Novacroft has upgraded its 200-plus seat Northampton call centre with an... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Matthew Lugg has received an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Lugg is Leicestershire’s director of environment and transport,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottingham city and Nottinghamshire County councils are pressing the Government to commit to a £215m investment package for the Midland Main... continue
Categories: Railways, East Midlands
Local Transport Today
In brief
The InterCity East Coast rail franchise will be back in private hands by the end of 2013, the DfT said this week. A consultation on the franchise has... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Arriva Transport Solutions, the social services transport arm set up by Arriva last year, has completed a significant deal with the acquisition of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Geoff Inskip, chairman of PTEG and light rail representative body UK Tram, has called on the Department for Transport to set aside £100m per... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Arriva Transport Solutions, the social services transport arm set up by Arriva last year, has completed a significant deal with the acquisition of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottinghamshire County Council is to buy railcards for staff to cut the cost of business travel. The council estimates 8-10% of staff would be... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottinghamshire County Council has struck a two-year fixed concessionary travel reimbursement deal with 18 of the area’s 21 bus and tram... continue
New Transit
Rail News Lead Story
Consultant Atkins has secured a £13.3 million contract to produce preliminary designs for the two High Speed 2 (HS2) running lines... continue
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