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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
New Transit
People
First Hull Trains has appointed Brian Christie as its new operations manager. He was previously train driver manager at First Capital Connect and... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Sonny Tolofari, Leicestershire County Council; Paul Hanson, AECOM; Andy Dobson, David Simmonds Consultancy
Both transport and urban planning require broad ranging consideration in their own right. The interaction of good accessibility provided by transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of motor vehicles entering central Cambridge dropped 15% between 2000 and 2010, according to Cambridgeshire County Council. Data from a... continue
Parking Review
Articles
An increase in road deaths in Northamptonshire has led to calls for the speed cameras in the county to be switched back on. So far this year 16... continue
New Transit
People Lead Story
Merseytravel chairman Mark Dowd has issued a statement denouncing local newspaper reports claiming that the district auditor had questioned... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A lobbying campaign has persuaded the Government to contribute £10m towards the redevelopment of Northampton’s railway station. The... continue
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