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Rodoulis is head of Bus Centre of Excellence

Rodoulis is head of Bus Centre of Excellence

Stelios Rodoulis has been appointed Head of Bus Centre of Excellence at the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transport. He takes over from Sharon Kindleysides, who was... continue

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Starmer pledges more transport devolution as Labour expects big gains

Starmer pledges more transport devolution as Labour expects big gains

Expecting big gains in council seats next month, Labour launched its local election campaign fronted by leader Sir Keir Starmer and his deputy in the West Midlands just before Easter, promising more support on devolved policy initiatives in areas like local transport... continue

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Changes planned to transport decision making to meet climate resilience

Changes planned to transport decision making to meet climate resilience

Peter Stonham

The Department for Transport has promised to embed consideration of... continue

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Specialist Transport Services Manager

Specialist Transport Services ManagerSalary: GRADE 13 (£58,797 - £63,735)Job Reference: ERGE-16-24Full TimeClosing date: Monday 29 April 2024 The roleWarrington Borough Council seeks to recruit an... Warrington GRADE 13 (£58,797 - £63,735)

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The Mid Cornwall Metro travel improvements

Peter Stonham

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has confirmed the following funding allocation from Levelling Up Fund 2 for The Mid Cornwall Metro (MCM) rail improvements links between the north and south coasts of Cornwall by providing an hourly direct train service on the existing... continue

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Crossrail sponsorship review seeks to learn wider lessons

Crossrail sponsorship review seeks to learn wider lessons

Continually reviewing a major project’s delivery model is highlighted as a key message from experience with the £19bn Crossrail project in a new report published jointly by the Department for Transport (DfT)... continue

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Network Rail to spend £2.8bn on climate related infrastructure work

Deniz Huseyin

In a bid to alleviate the impact of extreme weather and climate change, Network Rail is to spend £2.8bn over the next five years on new technology, activities and training. This will include increased investment in drains, cuttings and embankments to make them more weather resilient.... continue

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DfT pledges £35m to ‘unlock’ next phase of Northern Powerhouse Rail

Deniz Huseyin

Network Rail is to carry out early design and engineering work to ‘unlock’ the next phase of Northern Powerhouse Rail between Liverpool and Leeds. This follows a further £35m in funding from the DfT.  Plans will also be developed for more connections between Manchester... continue

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Cardiff Bus launches ticket for school run parents

Rhodri Clark

Municipally owned operator Cardiff Bus has launched a new ticket aimed at reducing the number of short car trips to and from schools. The trial ‘School Run’ ticket is available on the operator’s app. Costing £6, it provides unlimited travel for one adult and up to three... continue

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Plan for return to commercial fares after £2 cap ends, says CPT

Plan for return to commercial fares after £2 cap ends, says CPT

Deniz Huseyin

Bus operators and franchising authorities must plan now for... continue

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Government has suspended approval of moving traffic powers, says BPA

The UK government has delayed granting more local authorities moving traffic enforcement powers, says the British Parking Association. Local authorities in England outside London are able to implement enforcement of moving traffic offences under Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004. Part 6... continue

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