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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The UK’s first privately-owned direct current (DC) rapid-charging station for electric vehicles has been opened in Nottinghamshire by transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Mike Crowhurst, Chairman, Railfuture, Leeds LS25
My compliments on your thorough coverage of the Government’s statement on HS2 (ibid). Now that it is out, perhaps it is time I had my say on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Derbyshire County Council is to seek developer contributions for a series of road improvements, together with a park-and-ride site at Boulton Moor... continue
New Transit
People
Merseytravel has appointed its director of resources Jim Barclay  as interim director general.  Barclay’s appointment follows... continue
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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Northamptonshire County Council is studying possible funding avenues to improve some of the county’s major roads. Director of environment,... continue
New Transit
People
First UK Bus has recruited Andrew Hunter as operations director for the First Games Transport Team where he will have responsibility for helping... continue
New Transit
Technology News
East Midlands Trains has installed 30 new collection-only ticket machines at eight of the major stations on its network. The Parkeon machines are... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Construction of the Nottingham tram extensions to Chilwell/Beeston and Clifton should begin next month after the DfT gave final approval to the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottinghamshire County Council is launching a review of how passenger transport is operated with the aim of saving £2m. Project TITAN (Towards... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Sue Flack has joined Nottingham City Council as its director of planning and transport from consultant MRC McLean Hazel where she was a director.... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
Delighted as I was, last week, to see the work of my colleagues featured positively in a double-page spread in the London Evening Standard, one... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Mouchel and a Halcrow/Hyder JV have been awarded contracts to support the Highways Agency in the delivery of the next tranche of managed motorway... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT will invite ideas for tackling congestion on the A14 corridor between Felixstowe and the Midlands this month, including whether improvements... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Academics at Nottingham Trent University have launched a €3m research project that is looking at incorporating wireless technology into vehicles... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Support services company May Gurney has expanded into local authority specialist fleet services and social services passenger transport with the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Reading Borough Council is studying turning under-utilised car parks close to main roads into micro park-and-ride sites from where motorists can... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rik Thomas
T wo English councils, Herefordshire and Shropshire, have agreed a deal with Ludlow-based hydrogen fuel cell car manufacturer Riversimple to trial a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Competition Commission this week published evidence  that major bus operators in the North East and North West of England have engaged in... continue
New Transit
People
Chair of the Department for Transport’s Directly Operated Railways,  Elaine Holt, is to leave at the end of December to take up a new... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Hurdle - Spalding, PE11
As a resident of Lincolnshire I commend the county council’s CallConnect services. However, just to balance up your article I would mention a... continue
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