Issue : 1 November 2012
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Bringing London to the GamesSubscription
Transport professionals gathered last week to learn lessons from last summer’s London Olympic Games. Antony Oliver spoke to Olympic Delivery Authority director of transport Hugh Sumner.
Scotland pushes for regional airport focusSubscription
Scottish transport minister Keith Brown has said that the south east-centric aviation policy is damaging the Scottish economy and is urging the UK government to take a more regional approach in its new aviation framework.
A full good service is operating across the Central line today following the successful completion of a 12-day closure of the Hainault loop in order to upgrade points, renew rail and install drainage.
New York on alert as new storm approachesSubscription
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg said last night that work to reconnect the 115,000 homes still without power has become “all the more urgent” after forecasters warned of a new storm threat to the city
Morgan Sindall chief executive Paul Smith has resigned as the company admits to facing tough times ahead.
A9 ground investigation put out to tenderSubscription
Transport Scotland is seeking bidders for the ground investigation contract for the dualling of the A9 between Luncarty and Pass of Birnam.
The ICE has welcomed news that the Government’s commission on UK aviation capacity is to evaluate all possible options and take a ‘twin track’ approach which balances long and short term needs.
Tunnel pump out continues in New YorkSubscription
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg said yesterday that work was still “ongoing” to resolve massive disruption to mass transit following Hurricane Sandy.
Christchurch Borough Council (CBC) in Dorset is calling on environment secretary Owen Patterson to divert its wind farm subsidies to the development of geothermal energy sources.
Swathes of New York remain without power, almost one week after Hurricance Sandy hit the city.