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Local Transport Today
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It is probably safe to assume that festive cheer is in short supply at the DfT this year in the wake of Sam Laidlaw’s report on the West Coast... continue
Local Transport Today
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A traffic commissioner has banned small bus operator Sandwell Travel from operating services from bus stands in Walsall following a public inquiry... continue
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The DfT has given Virgin up to 23 more months to run the West Coast Main Line. Its franchise was due to expire this month. The extension follows the... continue
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Centro is developing plans for a local rail link to the proposed Birmingham Interchange HS2 station near Birmingham Airport, which would enable... continue
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Centro could have to make further budget cuts after the conurbation’s seven metropolitan district councils warned that they may have to cut... continue
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Centro has appointed consultants to undertake a range of travel behaviour change activities using grant from the DfT’s Local Sustainable... continue
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The UK’s first pay-by-the-minute car club has been launched in  three London boroughs – Islington, Sutton and Newham. The car2go... continue
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Warwickshire County Council plans to reinstate supported bus services on Friday and Saturday evenings following criticisms that last year’s... continue
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Drivers may be more willing to using toll roads than transport models predict, Atkins believes. In a section of the A14 study report, the consultant... continue
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The DfT has appointed David Prout (pictured) to the new post of director general of HS2, overseeing delivery of the Government’s high-speed... continue
Parking Review
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Q-Park is now working in partnership with two major Birmingham concert venues, the Town Hall and Symphony Hall. The partnership entitles Town Hall... continue
Parking Review
Safer Parking
Police are targeting lorry hijackers in the Midlands, a region it considers a hotspot for such crime. HGV crime has seen goods worth more than... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust has introduced parking charges for its 6,000 staff at New Cross Hospital. The Trust says it has been... continue
Parking Review
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Wolverhampton City Council has introduced a CCTV car outside schools to promote road safety. The vehicle makes morning and afternoon patrols outside... continue
Parking Review
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Birmingham City Council has discussed a proposal to reduce the speed limit to 20mph on residential roads in the city. Liberal Democrat councillors... continue
Parking Review
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All fixed site speed cameras in the West Midlands conurbation will be turned off from 1 April next year after a decision by West Midlands Police to... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Britain’s first managed motorway could be widened under plans being considered by the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise... continue
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People/people
Chris Tunstall, Durham County Council’s former environment director, has been appointed interim director for sustainability, transport and... continue
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A new Landor LINKS event, Cycle City Expo, which is due to be held in Birmingham on 25-27 April next year, has been designed as a high-profile... continue
Categories: Cycling, West Midlands
Local Transport Today
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All fixed site speed cameras in the West Midlands conurbation will be turned off from 1 April next year following a decision by West Midlands Police... continue
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