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Local Transport Today
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A £402m programme of electrification and other enhancements to rail infrastructure in central Scotland will deliver limited benefits for the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport Scotland is to implement 20mph zones on trunk roads within five towns. A consultation process will develop specific proposals for each of... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport projects in  and around Glasgow could benefit from a City Deal struck between the councils and the UK Government.  Glasgow City... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport Scotland  is leading a review of Scotland’s speed and red light camera programme.  The review of the Scottish Safety Camera... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government is to increase the speed limit for goods vehicles over 7.5 tonnes on single carriageway sections of the A9 between Perth and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government could drop a plan to make utility companies pay councils an annual sum to cover the cost of the long-term damage to roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport Scotland has awarded the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds a £40,000 contract to analyse how journey time... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The City of Edinburgh Council has appointed three non-executive directors to Transport for Edinburgh, which will initially oversee tram and bus... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Gordon Wilson has joined infrastructure and business services group Mouchel in the new post of highways business unit director for Scotland and... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport Scotland has shortlisted three bidders for the Forth Bridges operating contract: Amey LG Ltd; Ringway-Jacobs-Cofiroute; and Scotland... continue
Categories: Bridges, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Scottish transport minister Keith Brown has opened a £10m park-and-ride facility at Halbeath near Dunfermline. The facility has over 1,000 car... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
Tourist-friendly trains and patronage targets for rural lines, and strict controls of regulated fares are among the eye-catching features of... continue
Local Transport Today
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A study into pedestrianising Union Street, Aberdeen’s main shopping street, will commence in February. The work is being funded by the city... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cycling remains a minority activity in Scotland, accounting for just 1.3% of trips and way off the 10% target set by ministers for 2020, data... continue
Categories: Cycling, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Highland Council is to provide funding for an innovative rural taxi service that was set up by a local community after the council withdrew a bus... continue
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Local Transport Today
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Councillors in Edinburgh have put plans to remove buses from one side of the city’s premier street, Princes Street, on ice following protests... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Five companies – Abellio, Arriva, FirstGroup, MTR and National Express – have pre-qualified to bid for the new ten-year ScotRail... continue
Categories: Railways, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bypasses of Nairn, Forres, Elgin, Keith and Inverurie will be included in plans to complete the dualling of the 99-mile A96 trunk road between... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Road accident fatalities in Scotland fell 6% to 174 last year, according to figures published by the Scottish Government. Car occupant fatalities... continue
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