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Local Transport Today
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Coventry City Council is to withdraw from anti-HS2 local authority group 51m and instead try to maximise the benefits to the city of the proposed... continue
Local Transport Today
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Coventry City Council is pressing ahead with plans for a new pedestrian boulevard linking the rail station to the city centre. The council is about... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in the Black Country and Berkshire may establish joint committees to strengthen governance over transport and other matters. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is setting up an HS2 Growth Task Force to maximise the economic benefits of the high-speed rail network between London, the West Midlands,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
One of Coventry’s park-and-ride schemes is to close next month because of a lack of business. Centro says the park-and-ride north operation is... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Government company HS2 Ltd has awarded a £1.5m environmental services contract to consultants Temple and RSK for the Birmingham to Leeds and... continue
Parking Review
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Patrick McDonnell
A new parkway rail station has opened in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, seven months ahead of schedule. The £7m parkway has been built at... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
An extra 175 parking spaces will be created at Stourbridge Junction railway station as part of a £1.3m project to expand park & ride. The... continue
Parking Review
Construction
Nottingham-based Clegg Construction has won a £4m contract to build a car park at the University of Birmingham. The 500-space car park is part... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has offered £5m towards the £11m cost of a new rail station to serve Kenilworth in Warwickshire on... continue
Local Transport Today
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Birmingham Airport has unveiled a new plan to boost passenger numbers through the airport to 70 million a year, from the current 8.9... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Walsall Conservative councillor Tom Ansell has died after a short illness at the age of 70. Ansell was Walsall’s portfolio holder for transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Transport Today
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High-speed rail opposition group the HS2 Action Alliance has raised the necessary funds to take its judicial review of the scheme to the Court of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new £7m parkway station near Stratford-upon-Avon has opened. Warwickshire County Council has promoted Stratford Parkway, located at... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Centro has awarded three cycle promotion contracts to a partnership of consultant AECOM and BikeRight!. The partners will promote cycling in... continue
Categories: Cycling, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
News
FirstGroup has said it expects to be paid £12.8m of compensation from the Government for the termination of the West Coast Main Line franchise... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Consultants Atkins and Waterman have been appointed as the main suppliers to the new four-year West Midlands Highway Alliance led by Warwickshire... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has played down the amber/red ranking for the High Speed 2 project given by the Government’s Major Projects Authority (MPA) last week.... continue
Parking Review
Construction
A multi-storey car park in the St Matthew’s Quarter of Walsall has been upgraded. The refurbishment of the 1,000-space car park is part of a... continue
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