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Ben Colson
By Ben Colson
I was going to write glowingly supporting the government’s proposals to improve bus service punctuality in the Draft Local Transport Bill, and... continue
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Regular News
The government should have offered cheaper bus fares to young people rather than offering free travel to people over 60, according to academic and... continue
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Rail News
The rail franchising process must be used to greatly enhance car parking facilities, according to transport expert and Lib Dem peer Bill... continue
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In Passing
Chris Burchill has been managing director of a train operating company for 18 months now, but despite all the stresses and strains that go with the... continue
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Bus News
By Meera Rambissoon
Transport minister Rosie Winterton has said that local bus services will improve as a result of the currently draft Local Transport Bill, during a... continue
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Rail News
A NEW REPORT by the Economic Competitiveness Policy Group for the Conservative shadow cabinet has suggested that trains with rubber tyres, similar to... continue
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Rail News
By James Dark
The customer service which the rail industry provides during major disruption is being scrutinised by the National Audit Office. The investigation... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
The Association of Greater Manchester Authorities has confirmed that it is to go ahead with a £3bn bid from the government’s Transport... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
James Dark
The Association of Train Operating Companies will take a more vigorous role in pushing the interests of train operators, following a review of the... continue
Categories: Government, Rail, ATOC
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Bus News
bus operators received assurances from new transport secretary Ruth Kelly that she will not instigate a change in direction on bus policy. Kelly and... continue
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Bus News
By Robert Jack
A new board could be established by the Department for Transport to oversee Britain’s traffic commissioners and ensure that they hold bus... continue
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Regular News
Ruth Kelly was appointed secretary of state for transport in this week’s cabinet reshuffle by new prime minister Gordon Brown. Kelly, who was... continue
Categories: Government, Other, All of UK
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
THE CONTENTIOUS issue of the European Union’s recently introduced “50km rule” was back in the spotlight last week with the being... continue
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Bus News
THE ASSOCIATION of Transport Co-ordinating Officers has responded to the parliamentary transport committee’s current inquiry into the draft... continue
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Opinion
By Andrew Garnett
Has public transport just gained a valuable new ally at Number 10? Apparently Gordon Brown doesn’t have a driving licence. Perhaps our new... continue
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People
The SNP-led Scottish?Executive  has named Stewart Stevenson as the new minister for transport, infrastructure and climate change. His remit... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Robert Jack
Bus operators expressed reservations about proposals in the new draft Road Transport Bill that would make its easier for local authorities to seize... continue
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Bus News
Passenger Transport authorities emerged as the big winner when the government published its draft Road Transport Bill last week. The bill outlines... continue
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Bus News
“Giving local authorities greater powers to control our bus services may or may not result in a better service. “But without measurable... continue
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Bus News
“High quality, properly regulated transport networks are vital if the sustainable and equitable growth of the city regions is to continue. In... continue
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