Public Transport http://govtoday.co.uk/ Tue, 05 Feb 2013 04:25:44 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) en-gb Airports Commission begins dialogue on airport capacity http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14643-airports-commission-begins-dialogue-on-airport-capacity The Airports Commission has published 2 documents that will begin its dialogue with stakeholders, including the public, on the subject of aviation capacity

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Sun, 03 Feb 2013 20:43:29 GMT http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14643-airports-commission-begins-dialogue-on-airport-capacity
Major investment in cycle infrastructure http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14603-major-investment-in-cycle-infrastructure The DFT have Announced investment of over £62 million in cycling in England

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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 14:14:48 GMT http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14603-major-investment-in-cycle-infrastructure
New research suggests a hub airport for London cannot be built without public subsidy http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14537-new-research-suggests-a-hub-airport-for-london-cannot-be-built-without-public-subsidy Under most scenarios, expected revenues from a new hub airport for London would be less than the expected costs of construction, and the development of such a facility would not be commercially viable without substantial support from the taxpayer, says new research conducted by economic consultancy Oxera for the Transport Select Committee.

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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:15:35 GMT http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14537-new-research-suggests-a-hub-airport-for-london-cannot-be-built-without-public-subsidy
Commuters using season ticket should not be forced off peak-time trains http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14378-commuters-using-season-ticket-should-not-be-forced-off-peak-time-trains Labour will today (Wednesday) force a Commons vote on the Government's proposals to introduce a new 'Super Peak' rail ticket that would see commuters forced to pay more to travel on the most popular train services.

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Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:18:17 GMT http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14378-commuters-using-season-ticket-should-not-be-forced-off-peak-time-trains
London Underground's 150th anniversary http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14369-transport-for-london-london-underground-s-150th-anniversary Passengers to see new trains, increased capacity, more frequent services, better accessibility and other improvements.

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Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:38:27 GMT http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14369-transport-for-london-london-underground-s-150th-anniversary
ORR to undertake rigorous assessment of Network Rail's plan for Britain's railways http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14356-orr-to-undertake-rigorous-assessment-of-network-rail-s-plan-for-britain-s-railways The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) will undertake a rigorous assessment of Network Rail's plan for the railways between 2014-19, which is published today, to ensure it delivers best possible safety, performance and value for Britain.

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Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:08:40 GMT http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14356-orr-to-undertake-rigorous-assessment-of-network-rail-s-plan-for-britain-s-railways
Cameron 'misled commuters' with conference pledge to cap New Year fare rises http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14302-cameron-misled-commuters-with-conference-pledge-to-cap-new-year-fare-rises Labour today (Wednesday) pledged to force train companies to limit future New Year fare rises to a strict cap set by Ministers and oppose Government plans to close ticket offices and introduce a new 'super peak' season ticket.

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Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:08:40 GMT http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14302-cameron-misled-commuters-with-conference-pledge-to-cap-new-year-fare-rises
Market changes have not had significant impact on fuel supply http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14278-market-changes-have-not-had-significant-impact-on-fuel-supply A report has found that significant changes to the retail market for road fuels, including the increasing dominance of supermarket forecourts, have not had an impact on the availability of petrol and diesel for motorists

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Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:08:40 GMT http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14278-market-changes-have-not-had-significant-impact-on-fuel-supply
New campaign aims to tackle violence http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14141-new-campaign-aims-to-tackle-violence A new drive to crack down on physical and verbal assaults against transport staff on Transport for London's (TfL's) services has been launched with a network-wide publicity campaign

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Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:08:40 GMT http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/14141-new-campaign-aims-to-tackle-violence
Warning over concessionary travel 'timebomb' http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13989-warning-over-concessionary-travel-timebomb Funding for concessionary travel could lead to 75% cut in spending on other transport services in ten years' time

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Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:08:40 GMT http://govtoday.co.uk/transport-news/30-public-transport/13989-warning-over-concessionary-travel-timebomb