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Greater Cambridge consults on bus network before road charge

Greater Cambridge consults on bus network before road charge
Peter Stonham

The Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) is seeking comments on proposals for a faster, more reliable bus network with services running from 5am until 1am to more locations, and... continue

15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Welsh transport leaders to discuss policy at Local Transport Summit

Welsh transport leaders to discuss policy at Local Transport Summit

There has been a great response to our invitations for both speakers and attendees to join the 6th Local Transport Summit being held this autumn for the first time in Wales, in partnership with the Welsh Government and Transport for Wales. The event will take place... continue

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15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Make public transport free for under 25s, says Wales future generations chief

Make public transport free for under 25s, says Wales future generations chief
Deniz Huseyin

In a bid to future-proof against cost of living emergencies, public... continue

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15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Tram-trains set for Cardiff Bay Metro branch line

Tram-trains set for Cardiff Bay Metro branch line
Rhodri Clark

Work has begun on converting the Cardiff Bay branch line to light rail status. A new station will be built and the existing terminus significantly... continue

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15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
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15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Researchers estimate Welsh 20mph default limit will save over £100m a year

Researchers estimate Welsh 20mph default limit will save over £100m a year
Rhodri Clark

Researchers at the Transport Research Institute at Edinburgh Napier... continue

15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Welsh Government defends 20mph communications after council criticism

Welsh Government defends 20mph communications after council criticism
Rhodri Clark

The Welsh Government has defended its communications with local... continue

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15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News

Surrey County Council awards highways contract to Atkins

Consultancy Atkins has been appointed by Surrey County Council to develop and lead maintenance and improvement works across its 3,000-mile road network. Under the five-year contract, valued at more than £40m, Atkins will deliver asset management design for single carriageways, dual... continue

15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
E-scooter trial in Sunderland to continue with new operator

E-scooter trial in Sunderland to continue with new operator
Deniz Huseyin

Sunderland’s trial of e-scooters is set to continue... continue

15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Storey sets out vision for boosting active travel in Greater Manchester

Storey sets out vision for boosting active travel in Greater Manchester
Deniz Huseyin

Plans for a cycle hire scheme, integrated ticketing, cutting school... continue

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15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
‘Cities need new framework to deliver Net Zero plans’

‘Cities need new framework to deliver Net Zero plans’
Deniz Huseyin

The limitations of current funding models are a... continue

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15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News

'Wasteful bidding for public transport funds’ slammed by Lords report
Peter Stonham

“Wasteful competitive bidding processes”, bus service cuts, and “services not designed around passenger needs” have been criticised as a hindrance to public transport outside London in a new report by the House of Lords Build Environment Committee. Public transport in towns... continue

15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Safety measures promised after large rise in A9 fatalities

Safety measures promised after large rise in A9 fatalities
Rhodri Clark

er Jenny Gilruth has promised short term safety measures... continue

15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
A556 POPE queries accuracy of baseline modelling forecasts

A556 POPE queries accuracy of baseline modelling forecasts
Rhodri Clark

National Highways’ initial evaluation of a new road... continue

15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
DfT told to release forecast traffic levels behind net zero projections

DfT told to release forecast traffic levels behind net zero projections

In a significant decision just made by the Information Commissioner, the DfT is being required to publish the assumptions behind the trajectories towards net zero that appeared in its Transport Decarbonisation Plan. The Freedom of Information request that led to the decision was... continue

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15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News

Northern Powerhouse Rail set for cuts as chancellor sharpens spending axe
Peter Stonham

There are fears that the chancellor’s autumn financial statement being delivered on 17 November could drop significant previous transport spending commitments including a further scaling down of northern rail investment. The prospect has angered northern leaders who have expressed their... continue

15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
National Highways LTC business case fails to address Goodwin challenge

National Highways LTC business case fails to address Goodwin challenge
Peter Stonham

National Highways has released what it describes as the... continue

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15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News

Local independents share extra £1.7m support as new CPCA bus plan prepared

Vectare is among various operators that have won contracts to operate services that Stagecoach East previously provided commercially; the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough mayoral area though the incumbent is continuing to run some of those routes after CPCA set aside an overall £1.7m for... continue

15 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
School Streets, cycle routes and e-scooter trials feature in Wandsworth strategy

School Streets, cycle routes and e-scooter trials feature in Wandsworth strategy
Deniz Huseyin

Wandsworth Council has announced plans to extend its School Streets programme... continue

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10 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
10 Nov 2022Local Transport Today News
Cost of living crisis sinks Leicester’s plans for workplace parking levy

Cost of living crisis sinks Leicester’s plans for workplace parking levy
Deniz Huseyin

Leicester City Council has scrapped plans to introduce a workplace... continue

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