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New Transit
Inside View
Pedro Abrantes
What drives competition in local bus markets? Some have argued that it is lack of profitability rather than lack of regulation, that is holding back... continue
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Projects
Despite uncertainty surrounding pre-election pledges by the Conservatives to scrap Quality Contracts and greater moves to regulate the deregulated... continue
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Feature Detail
Hoggarth’s role at Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, encompasses rail strategy and delivery, planning (including the Local Transport Plan, the... continue
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Feature Detail
Hughes joined Nexus, the Tyne & Wear PTE, two years ago as director of strategy. He had previously been employed by Leyland and then British... continue
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People
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport is to cut its senior management team from eight roles to just four in a bid to cut costs and save over... continue
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Products & Services
Optare has won 100% of Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority’s order for up to 66 hybrid buses in the face of stiff competition.... continue
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Projects
Construction work to redevelop Wolverhampton Bus Station into a new £21m facility got underway last month, with demolition work to clear the... continue
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Progress Report
Police armed with futuristic surveillance equipment have cut bus crime in half on one of Birmingham’s busiest routes. Officers from the Safer... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
Centro has used powers in the Local Transport Act to set up a quality partnership in north Walsall which will see bus operators co-operate rather... continue
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Bus News
South Yorkshire Integrated Transport Authority is considering launching a preliminary consultation on introducing a quality contract in... continue
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News Lead Story
by Robert Jack
The Campaign for Better Transport compiled questions it wants each party to answer, and New Transit put them to the each party’s transport... continue
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Politics Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
The Department for Transport has announced plans for further changes to the regulatory framework for local bus services in England. The move could... continue
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People
The Passenger Transport Executive Group has appointed Pedro Abrantes to the newly created post of economist at the PTEG Support Unit. He joins from... continue
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People Lead Story
Jonathan Findlay has been elected as the new chairman of Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. Findlay, who is a councillor for... continue
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Ben Colson
Ben Colson
One fact that pollsters always report, and which fascinates me, is that as a nation we love our free-on-delivery health policy, but we don’t... continue
New Transit
Inside View
Anonymous
For over 15 years the subject of achieving partnership working in one form or another between local authorities and bus operators has been a high... continue
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Heroes & Villains - Hero
As the general election approaches it’s a good time to consider the impact that individual politicians with vision and sheer force of will can... continue
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Business Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
Stagecoach has proposed a radical strategy to revitalise bus services in Sheffield over the next decade with a far reaching public-private... continue
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News Lead Story
March has seen a steady stream of voter-friendly funding announcements for public transport projects ahead of the coming general election. The... continue
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Products & Services
Birmingham New Street station is at the heart of the nation’s transport network and is used by 140,000 passengers a day – more than... continue
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