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Local Transport Today
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Nottingham and Derby city councils intend to enter into a framework agreement with a number of suppliers for the provision of highway maintenance and... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has named the three proposed rail stations that are “frontrunners” to receive a share of Network... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councillors in Leicester have stopped short of calling on the city’s mayor to introduce bus Quality Contracts. The final report of a scrutiny... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Leicester-based environmental transport consultancy Go Travel Solutions has appointed Hazra Patel as its new marketing assistant.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Traffic Commissioner this week ordered bus operator Arriva to give passengers on two routes in Derby free evening travel for a year as a penalty... continue
Local Transport Today
News
HS2 Ltd has awarded contracts to take the project north of Birmingham forward. AECOM will provide engineering services for the Birmingham-Manchester... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Manchester Piccadilly The high-speed station would be built alongside the existing Manchester Piccadilly station. A mixed use development could be... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
In all, the northern extensions require the demolition of 227 residential properties, 179 commercial properties, 42 industrial properties and five... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Suffolk County Council plans to launch a smartcard giving 16-19 year olds 25% off adult fares on local bus services. The ‘Endeavour card’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Tarmac has won a new £160m highways contract with Nottinghamshire County Council. The contract commits Tarmac to delivering savings of... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Green transport consultant Go Travel Solutions has won a contract with Milton Keynes Council to undertake a three-month feasibility study into... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Nottinghamshire County Council has awarded a new £160m highways contract to Tarmac. The contract commits Tarmac to delivering savings of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-watch, Northampton NN2
Norman Bradbury recites my finding that freight moved per track-km by rail is one-third of that moved per lane-km on the motorway and trunk road... continue
Local Transport Today
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Network Rail has submitted a planning application to the City of Lincoln Council for a footbridge across the railway at Brayford Wharf in the city.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has announced how it plans to allocate funding to those local transport bodies where there have been boundary disputes.  One dispute... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride Lead story
A 222-space multi-storey has opened at Warwick Parkway station bringing the total capacity to nearly 1,000. This is the second multi-storey built for... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Disney, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham NG1
You reported last month that Nottinghamshire County Council has commissioned Network Rail to study the feasibility of reinstating passenger trains to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
DfT ministers were still grappling with how to resolve the geography of local transport bodies in three parts of England as LTT closed for press. In... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council want the DfT to designate their area as a pilot Better Bus Area, allowing them to receive... continue
Local Transport Today
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Leicestershire County Council is pressing ahead with a DfT-backed £5m bus priority project, despite opposition from thousands of local... continue
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