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Local Transport Today
Regular news
A wristband capable of alerting visually and hearing impaired bus passengers to their approaching stop is to be tested by the Transport Systems... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Cornwall Council is teaming up with Nottinghamshire County Council to create a joint venture company for the delivery of highway services in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Traffic volumes on the M6 Toll road in the West Midlands rose by more than 9% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2015, according to the... continue
Parking Review
Business News
APCOA Parking (UK) has been awarded a new three-year parking management services’ contract by the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Centro and Birmingham City Council have chosen the route for a Midland Metro extension through Digbeth. The first section of the Eastside Metro route... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Andy Gibbons, Nottingham City Council’s head of public transport,  is being seconded to the DfT on a part-time basis to provide advice on... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Nottingham City Council has placed an order with Chinese firm BYD for 13 fully electric buses to operate the city’s park-and-ride services.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Birmingham City Council has published further details of its plans to transform the A38 ‘urban motorway’ that skirts the north of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has called on West Midlands councils to draw up a plan to improve the region's rail and road network. He said... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Transport Today
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A shopping street in a Leicestershire market town looks set to re-open to through traffic after traders blamed the £1.2m partial... continue
Parking Review
Safer Parking
APCOA Parking (UK)’s SkyDome multi-storey car park in Coventry has been awarded a Park Mark under the Safer Parking Scheme. The car park on... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Deniz Huseyin
Civil enforcement officers in Birmingham have been given a 20% rise under the city council’s policy that all new contracts must guarantee that... continue
Parking Review
Construction
A new parking deck at the Four Oaks railway station will be built for West Midlands integrated transport authority Centro by design & build... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
A Mercedes that built up more than £10,000 in unpaid parking charges after it was left in a Birmingham car park for almost three years has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bus patronage in the West Midlands conurbation increased by 2.6% in 2013/14, from 276.3 million passengers to 278.9 million, according to monitoring... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The new rapid transit study for the West Midlands conurbation will study lower cost alternatives to light rail. The West Midlands Integrated... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority is planning a £1.6m cut to bus operator reimbursement for the mandatory concessionary fares... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A 1,000-mile network of cycleways could be created in the corridor of HS2 under plans being explored by the DfT. Consultant Royal HaskoningDHV was... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Council leaders in the West Midlands conurbation have written to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin, protesting about the area’s exclusion... continue
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