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Parking Review
Crime
A motorist has lost his appeal against 11 penalty charge notices after it emerged that the Polish disabled badge he was using was fake. Sandwell... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has criticised the National Audit Office for producing a less than complimentary report about the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
CAR2GO, THE ‘pay-by-the-minute’ car club launched in the UK in London approximately six months ago (LTT 7 Dec 12), has now started... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
This week’s review of the Government’s high-speed rail plans by the National Audit Office makes grim reading for the DfT. The NAO makes a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
HEAVY GOODS Vehicles are to be allowed to use the M6 toll road free of charge during the month of July. Operator Midland Expressway Limited (MEL) has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Birmingham City Council has urged an end to a cycling “design free-for all” in response to the Get Britain Cycling report recommendation... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A Birmingham business district is to use this summer’s closure of the A38 tunnels to encourage cycling. Rod Black, associate, Mode Transport,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Birmingham City Council submitted a bid to the DfT this week for £17 million of the Cycle City Ambition grant to turn “a city built for... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Metric Parking used Parkex to announce it has expanded its presence in the Midlands with orders from three authorities. East Staffordshire Borough... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE START of construction work on the Government’s proposed high-speed rail link between London and Birmingham may still be several years away,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Centro has identified its top public transport investment priority in each of the three local transport body areas covering the West Midlands... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
THE Leaders of the seven metropolitan districts in the West Midlands are to take control of transport policy in a shake-up that will see the demise... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Road Haulage Association has struck a deal with the owner of the M6 Toll road in the West Midlands allowing members free use of the road... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Staffordshire Alliance, a partnership of Atkins, Laing O’Rourke, Network Rail and VolkerRail, has started on the first phase of a... continue
Categories: Railways, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
People/people
Laura Shoaf has been appointed Black Country director of transport, working to the Association of Black Country Authorities (Dudley, Sandwell,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Staffordshire Council is to spend an extra £500,000 on reactive maintenance after 4,000 potholes were reported in the first quarter of 2013.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Seddon, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6
Your item on cycle parking at Old Trafford (In Passing LTT 08 Mar) reminded me of a story told by parents about their first house in the mid-1950s.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Worcestershire County Council has made a YouTube video featuring its highways manager singing to the tune of Frank Sinatra’s My Way to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Centro HAS called on the Government to ‘level the playing field’ on rail investment between the West Midlands and Greater Manchester/West... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities opposed to the Government’s high-speed rail plans have vowed to carry on their legal fight despite the High Court last week... continue
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