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Local Transport Today
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The DfT has awarded Norfolk County Council up to £2.5m to develop a county-wide smartcard ticketing system for buses. The funding will... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cambridgeshire County Council is seeking DfT permission to install ‘early start’ traffic signals for cyclists at a busy junction in... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Duncan Laird (pictured) has joined Bristol City Council as group manager – transportation. He joins from Buckinghamshire County Council where... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has pledged support for an early study of improvements to the A47 trunk road between Great Yarmouth and Peterborough.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Thurrock Council has launched a procurement for a £3.5m, four-year contract for responsive highways repairs including street light repairs. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Essex County Council is proposing spending an extra £35m over the next two years on highway maintenance. This would take the investment to... continue
Local Transport Today
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Suffolk County Council is being advised to opt for the second-placed bid for its new £500m highway maintenance contract after stripping Balfour... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Hertfordshire County Council has formally served its reactive maintenance provider Ringway notice that it must urgently address its performance to... 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
Andrew Forster
Crossrail 2, the plan for a new south-west to north-east line under London, is to be promoted as a regional rail scheme rather than a London-focused... continue
Local Transport Today
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Northamptonshire County Council has given more detail of its plan to borrow  to fund a £40m-£45m road. The council says the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council will re-allocate £264,000 of local transport plan funds to allow its private finance initiative provider to... continue
Local Transport Today
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Suffolk County Council is to seek extensions to its expiring contracts for maintenance and design services after re-launching the procurement to... 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
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
In brief
Rail services on the new East-West rail line between Oxford and Milton Keynes/Bedford should begin in December 2017, with electrification of the line... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local planning authorities in London and the South East are thwarting efforts to grow rail freight by taking a much more hostile view of new rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Amey has secured a three-year extension to its contract to co-ordinate school buses and adult transport services for Buckinghamshire County Council.... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Lee Baker
Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has agreed to buy Stansted Airport from Heathrow Airport Holdings for £1.5bn. The sale, ordered by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Suffolk County Council has re-opened its procurement for its £500m new highway maintenance contract. Suffolk County Council said it "has... continue
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