Transport http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport Thu, 22 Nov 2012 04:19:16 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Passengers to benefit from Olympic boost to services http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13842-passengers-to-benefit-from-olympic-boost-to-services http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13842-passengers-to-benefit-from-olympic-boost-to-services

Plans to make it easier for train operators to adjust timetables and better serve passengers when dealing with music and sporting events.

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vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Public Transport Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:35:16 +0000
Record number of consumers fear increasing fuel prices http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13673-record-number-of-consumers-fear-increasing-fuel-prices http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13673-record-number-of-consumers-fear-increasing-fuel-prices

Ahead of the House of Commons fuel debate on Monday, Which? says that the planned 3p fuel duty rise in January could be the last straw for  struggling households, undermining the fragile economic recovery

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scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Public Transport Mon, 12 Nov 2012 09:47:04 +0000
60-year-old Londoners have free travel restored http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13491-60-year-old-londoners-have-free-travel-restored http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13491-60-year-old-londoners-have-free-travel-restored

New 60+ London Oyster photocard allows London's over-60s to travel for free. Fulfils the Mayor's pledge to bridge the gap after the age of eligibility for the Freedom Pass was increased by Government

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scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Public Transport Thu, 01 Nov 2012 11:35:31 +0000
Future Simplifying the Business Program Revealed http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13316-future-simplifying-the-business-program-revealed http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13316-future-simplifying-the-business-program-revealed

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the positive response to the Simplifying the Business (StB) White Paper (WP) by delegates that attended the World Passenger Symposium in Abu Dhabi. The WP was produced by the StB Think Tank which included stakeholders from across the travel value chain.

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vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Public Transport Fri, 19 Oct 2012 16:41:08 +0100
£170m road boost for local economies http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13065-170m-road-boost-for-local-economies http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13065-170m-road-boost-for-local-economies

The Highways Agency is to deliver 57 vital road improvements to boost the economy, reduce congestion and improve safety, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today

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scott.buckler@govtoday.co.uk (Scott Buckler) Public Transport Mon, 08 Oct 2012 10:57:37 +0100
Quieter, four runway Heathrow is the answer to aviation conundrum http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13045-quieter-four-runway-heathrow-is-the-answer-to-aviation-conundrum http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13045-quieter-four-runway-heathrow-is-the-answer-to-aviation-conundrum

The UK needs a four runway airport either at Heathrow or Luton if it wants to compete with other European hubs such as Paris, Frankfurt and Amsterdam.

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vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Public Transport Fri, 05 Oct 2012 13:04:03 +0100