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Local Transport Today
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A smartcard developed for the Glasgow subway is to become a smartcard for Scotland’s rail network too. Dan Schoenhofen, ticketing project... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Oxfordshire County Council is to consult next month on plans to cut tendered bus services, as it seeks to reduce the supported transport budget by... continue
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Detail
A merger between the two leading Sheffield taxi companies should create one of the largest taxi firms in the country. City Taxis will take over... continue
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Andrew Forster
The City of Edinburgh Council is in talks with outdoor advertising firm JCDecaux about establishing a bike hire scheme for the Scottish... continue
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The Highways Agency sent out more than 130,000 penalty charge notices (PCNs) to drivers for failing to pay the Dartford Crossing charge on time in... continue
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Oxford’s bus operators have criticised pteg’s report on the city’s SmartZone interoperable smartcard ticket, saying the conclusions... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
In its investigation into smartcard ticketing (‘Pteg gives thumbs-down to bus operators’ smart ticket initiative’ LTT 20 Feb), Pteg... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government has dropped plans to reduce rail service frequencies where demand is low in the north of England but is to press ahead with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The West Yorkshire region has been looking hard at the introduction of smartcard public transport ticketing for some 10-15 years, John Henkel, acting... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
THE BUS industry’s efforts to head-off the threat of bus franchising by offering inter-operable ‘smart’ tickets have been given... continue
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Lead Story
John W E Helm
The fare-paying rail passenger continues to shoulder an increasing proportion of the full cost of his or her ticket, while the proportion funded by... continue
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Lead Story
Transport projects have secured a share of the £1bn Local Growth Fund grant awarded by the Government last week. The funding for... continue
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Regular news
Transport Scotland has struck a £414m two-year deal with bus operators for the  country’s concessionary travel scheme for older... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority is planning a £1.6m cut to bus operator reimbursement for the mandatory concessionary fares... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
FirstGroup is to continue making inflationary increases to bus fares despite the sharp fall in the price of oil. In a trading update for the third... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John W E Helm
Government support for bus operators in Britain has been cut by £508m (15.7%) since 2010/11, according to the latest study by industry analysts... continue
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People/people
Steve Wakeland has been appointed general manager of ITSO Ltd, the DfT supported membership organisation that develops the national specification for... continue
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In brief
Arriva Trains Wales is offering concessionary bus pass holders a third off rail travel on the Cardiff and Valley Lines rail network after 9.30am on... continue
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