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Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Plans to introduce on-street parking charges in Surrey will go ahead despite thousands of residents signing a petition opposed to the... continue
Parking Review
Safer Parking
All 38 car parks run by Dover District Council have retained their Park Mark status, while a new award has been granted to the Royal Marines Memorial... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Civil enforcement officers (CEOs) in Southampton were due to start a seven-day strike on 31 May in a bid to stop proposed council pay cuts of up to... continue
Parking Review
Developments
Plans to convert the former Cold War airfield at Greenham Common, Berkshire into a car storage depot have been turned down. Flying A Services, which... continue
New Transit
News Lead Story
James Dark
FirstGroup’s new bus division chief executive, Giles Fearnley, has announced a major restructure designed to make the company more responsive... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
What is it with men and their tanks? There seems to a certain sort of chap (they are always chaps and, invariably, fans of History Channel and part... continue
Parking Review
Contracts
The Port of Dover has upgraded pay & display terminals as part of improvements to public parking. The new machines are Cale BriParc MPC... continue
New Transit
Cover Story Detail
Stagecoach has launched pilot projects in Scotland and Oxford which could lead to the development of a group social media strategy. Potentially, this... continue
New Transit
Cover Story Detail
Stagecoach has extended the scope of its telemarketing activity in two new pilot projects being carried out at its South and Kent bus companies.... continue
New Transit
Products & Services
New style onboard ticket machines are being rolled out by Reading Transport across its entire bus fleet. The Ticketer units have been trialled since... continue
New Transit
Products & Services
South West Trains is piloting an electric meter designed to improve driver techniques and cut energy consumption on its trains by up to 10% a year.... continue
New Transit
Bus News Lead Story
James Dark
Cambridgeshire County Council has revealed that contractor BAM Nuttall has so far been docked £10m in fees as the firm is now two years late... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Intercity rail operator East Coast has revealed that it is currently carrying more than a third more passengers than at the same time last year as a... continue
New Transit
Bus News
The redeveloped uni-link transport interchange at Southampton University’s Highfield campus has opened. As a major transport hub for the city,... continue
New Transit
BRT Report
Dr. Bob Tebb
Recently I was delighted to be invited by the Thames Valley Branch of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport to read a paper to them on... continue
New Transit
News Lead Story
As Go Ahead this morning revealed the retirement of chief executive Keith Ludeman and the appointment of TfL's David Brown as his successor, the... continue
New Transit
People
Stagecoach South has announced the appointment of Tom Bridge as its new operations director. He succeeds Andrew Jarvis as who left the business last... continue
New Transit
People
There are many people holding a range of high management positions in Stagecoach’s Uk bus business who started their careers as trainee drivers... continue
New Transit
End of the line
Stagecoach chief executive Brian Souter is known for the enthusiasm he has for his business and some truely innovative thinking. So it’s good... continue
New Transit
People
Go Ahead’s bus operations on the south coast have announced a number of personnel changes. Go South Coast has appointed Ed Wills as divisional... continue
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