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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
It is significant that three of the countries using a Graduated Driving Licence (GDL) for young drivers, Sweden, Norway and Finland, are also noted... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
Some batty old chestnuts have a habit of regularly turning up, like suggesting building an airport in the Thames estuary for example. Another is... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
FirstGroup will introduce fare rises on its UK bus networks in the coming months, amid confidence that the division’s performance is turning... continue
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In brief
Bus operator First has launched mobile phone ticketing for passengers in Greater Manchester. The First Bus Mobile Ticket app allows day, week, month... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bus operators in Aberdeen and parts of Aberdeenshire have launched multi-operator day and weekly tickets under the Grasshopper branding. The day... continue
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In brief
Stagecoach is introducing one-third off adult fares for passengers under 19 years old on services in Wales.   ... continue
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News extra
John W E Helm
Passenger journeys in Great Britain have more than doubled since 1995/96 and they reached a record 1.27 billion high in 2012/13. Last year’s... continue
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In brief
The long-term future of Barnsley’s cheap bus fare scheme for young people is in doubt because of budgetary pressures. Barnsley Metropolitan... continue
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Regular news
Stagecoach is to cut its bus fleet in South Wales by 10% from mid-July, blaming the decision on the Welsh Government’s bus spending... continue
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In brief
Transport for London has begun trials of contactless payment cards on London Underground and rail services. About 5,000 passengers are taking part in... continue
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Regular news
COUNCILS IN Greater Manchester want to review with the DfT how the conurbation’s bus market can play a bigger part in meeting travel... continue
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Lead Story
John W E Helm
Discounted fares now account for more than 40% of all rail passenger fare income and generate nearly £3bn, according to the Office of Rail... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Tyne and Wear Metro passengers can now buy season tickets in hundreds of newsagents, convenience stores and supermarkets thanks to a partnership... continue
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In brief
The West Midlands conurbation is participating in a European project, which aims to allow citizens to pay for all forms of transport using... continue
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Regular news
Transport for London should encourage walking and cycling by giving rebates to people who don’t use their travelcard season tickets every... continue
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Media monitor
On 7 April former transport secretary Andrew Adonis used a column in London’s Evening Standard to extoll the virtues of the capital’s... continue
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In brief
Park-and-ride users in Norwich are the first bus passengers to be able to use a new smartcard developed by Norfolk County Council. The card will be... continue
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Regular news
Stagecoach HAS given the Welsh Government another week to respond to a threatened Judicial Review of the decision to cut concessionary fares... continue
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Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The dispute between the UK and Welsh governments over who agreed to pay for the Welsh Valley lines electrification programme, first announced in 2012... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
STAGECOACH THIS week threatened to take legal action  against the Welsh Government  and Welsh local authorities over plans to cut... continue
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