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Queen’s Speech promises Transport Bill to set up Great British Railways

Queen’s Speech promises Transport Bill to set up Great British Railways

Peter Stonham

A Transport Bill in the new Parliamentary session will implement plans... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today News
Elizabeth line to finally open this month

Elizabeth line to finally open this month

Peter Stonham

The long-delayed start of operation of the new cross-London Elizabeth line will take place on Tuesday 24 May 2022 with... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today News
Connectivity underpins Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s new transport plan

Connectivity underpins Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s new transport plan

Deniz Huseyin

A new Local Transport and Connectivity Plan (LTCP) has been published by... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today News
18 May 2022Local Transport Today News

Most of Northern Ireland’s Assembly backs 10% active travel funding pledge

Deniz Huseyin

More than half of the winning candidates in the Northern Ireland Assembly have committed to 10% of its transport budget being spent on active travel, Cycling UK has reported. Some 48 of the 90 MLAs (members of the Legislative Assembly) signed the charity’s three pledges.  At the... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today News
Deegan head of inspections at Active Travel England

Deegan head of inspections at Active Travel England

Deniz Huseyin

Brian Deegan has been appointed director of... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today News
18 May 2022Local Transport Today News
Bus operators plug into battery recycling concept

Bus operators plug into battery recycling concept

Peter Plisner

Life expired bus batteries are being recycled as part of a contract with bus and coach operator National Express.  Earlier this year the... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today News
18 May 2022Local Transport Today News

DfT proposes carbon reduction framework for LTP

Peter Stonham

A proposed framework for quantifiable carbon reductions to form a key part of the guidance for the new generation of Local Transport Plans will be outlined by the DfT at next month’s LTT/DfT event on A New Era of LTP. The DfT  is currently preparing an initial  draft of the... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today News

Westminster University Transport Group marks 50 years

The University of Westminster Transport Studies Group has just celebrated its 50th anniversary with a get together of teaching staff and alumni at its Marylebone Road campus. It was there that the TSG began in 1971 when still the Polytechnic of Central London. Amongst those speaking at the event... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today News
Kindleysides is new chief executive at CILT(UK)

Kindleysides is new chief executive at CILT(UK)

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK CILT(UK) has appointed Sharon Kindleysides as its new chief executive officer. She joined CILT(UK) on 16 May and succeeds... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today People
Transport North East hires Forsyth-Ward

Transport North East hires Forsyth-Ward

Transport North East has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of a new head of transport policy and strategy development. Rachelle... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today People
Harper takes public affairs role at Trainline

Harper takes public affairs role at Trainline

Lucy Harper has been appointed public affairs manager at Trainline after three years as policy manager at the Rail Delivery Group. She told LTT: “This is an interesting time... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today People

Decarbonisation remit for Bennett at Arup

Arup’s Stephen Bennett has taken a new role within the consultancy as director, transport decarbonisation lead for the UK, India, Middle East, and Africa region. He joined Arup in in 2009 and since 2018 he has been director, transport consulting. “Transformation of our transport systems... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today People

Arup brings in Collins as associate director

John Collins has joined Arup as associate director (transport lead). He previously spent nine years at Steer, most recently as associate.... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today People

Brown is non-executive director at EPM

David Brown has joined the EPM Transport Solutions as a non-executive director. He has 40 years’ experience working in the passenger transport sector, most recently Brown was chief executive at The Go-Ahead Group, spending 10 years in the role before retiring in 2021.... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today People

Bradley to back Dance

William Bradley has been made senior advisor to London’s deputy mayor of transport Seb Dance. He was previously the Mayor of London’s principal policy officer (transport).... continue

18 May 2022Local Transport Today People
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