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Local Transport Today
People/people
Stephen Fidler has been appointed head of the buses and taxis division at the DfT, replacing Anthony Ferguson, who has moved to become head of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has selected eight cities/city regions in Britain to study the feasibility of increasing the size of electric taxi fleets, which could... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Mayor of London has faced down calls from London Assembly opponents to ban the car-booking app Uber. Boris Johnson was reported by the London... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
A merger between the two leading Sheffield taxi companies should create one of the largest taxi firms in the country. City Taxis will take over... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
A merger between the two leading Sheffield taxi companies should create one of the largest taxi firms in the country. City Taxis will take over... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of taxi ranks in the capital is set to increase by 100 to improve connections for passengers with mobility issues or those starting their... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) is to mount a legal challenge against the London Borough of Camden’s West End project, which... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The UK’s most ambitious programme of road space reallocation away from general traffic in a generation was granted approval this week, as... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT has issued guidance to help local authorities ensure that grants paid to community transport organisations do not fall foul of European rules... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has supported Transport for London’s policy of allowing taxis but not private hire vehicles to use bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Camden plans to implement ‘stepped track’ cycleways on some streets in the West End, whereby the cycle lane is... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Andrew Forster
Northamptonshire County Council is exploring a social enterprise model with the University of Northampton, and possibly other organisations, to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT is setting up a £25m fund to provide minibuses for community transport operators in rural and isolated areas of England. The scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Scott Le Vine,Imperial College London
Shared-mobility services are making themselves felt on the transport landscape – with Uber recently valued at a higher market capitalisation... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London’s transport commissioner Sir Peter Hendy has voiced optimism that Transport for London will win the legal case over its policy of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Buckinghamshire are urging the council to break out of a ‘bus is best’ mindset for public transport provision.... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The Alliance of British Drivers has just named Bristol City Council the ‘Worst council for drivers and mobility choice’, citing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON has welcomed the opinion of the Advocate General, who advises the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg, rejecting the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Contrary to our story in the last issue, ‘Liverpool taxibus allowed to stay on the road’, the North West Traffic Commissioner’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Drummond Gilbert, Alastair Thompson & Giles Bailey, GoCarShare
As our cities grow and sustainability and environmental concerns become core to providing robust, pleasant and competitive places to live and work,... continue
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