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9 July
Lee Baker Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has challenged the engineering sector to prepare to deliver a £24bn roads...
9 July
Lee Baker Around half of the agreed £6bn Local Growth Deals will be spent on new local transport schemes, which the DfT has...
8 July
Parking companies are defeating the majority of appeals lodged by drivers challenging parking tickets issued on private...
7 July
Lee Baker The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have announced the first local projects agreed under the Local Growth Fund, to...
7 July
Grahame Rose The end of wheel clamping in most off-street locations means that parking management companies are embracing new ways of...
7 July
Penny Winder It is the stuff of nightmares: cars double parked; safety compromised around schools because of the high volume of vehicles...
7 July
Cameron Findlay Around ten years ago I was an off-street area manager with a national private sector car park company. I had been instructed...
7 July
Katy Spain Back in August 2013 Eric Pickles accused local authorities of having an ‘Anti-car dogma’ and advocated that...
5 July
Lee Baker Local government today makes a bid for a proportion of fuel duty revenues to bolster highway maintenance services. The Local...
5 July
Lee Baker A Keolis and Amey joint venture has secured the franchise to operate and maintain the Docklands Light Railway in London for...
4 July
Lee Baker The Labour Party has accepted the recommendation of Sir John Armitt to establish an independent National Infrastructure...
3 July
Lee Baker Local government is being hamstrung in its efforts to invest in new infrastructure because of a "maze of Whitehall...
1 July
Lee Baker A Labour Government would incentivise the setting up of city and county region combined authorities, to take responsibility...
1 July
Lee Baker Former transport minister Lord Adonis will today recommend encouraging local authorities to group together into combined...
30 June
Lee Baker Shadow chancellor Ed Balls today committed Labour to transferring £30bn to city and county regions to help local...
30 June
The long-awaited draft of the London Cycling Design Standards is now available online. Transport for London (TfL) said the...
30 June
Lee Baker Bus services and highway maintenance stand to suffer as a result of a £5.8bn funding gap opening up before 2015/16,...
27 June
Deniz Huseyin The government’s decision to continue to allow CCTV parking enforcement in certain cases, such as outside schools, has...
27 June
Mark Moran The London Borough of Newham has signed a deal with the ParkatmyHouse.com website and app to lease spaces in its car parks....
27 June
Deniz Huseyin A music video featuring nearly a thousand children from Cambridgeshire schools has been released urging parents and carers...
27 June
Deniz Huseyin Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council has rejected claims by campaign group NoToMob that its parking contract included...
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Local Transport Today 550 23 July
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