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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Hertfordshire County Council is to transform its local transport plan from a paper document updated every few years into a ‘live’ online... continue
Categories: LTP, East of England
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Transport for London and the DfT have selected Derby-based train manufacturer Bombardier as preferred bidder for the £1bn contract to build 65... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Implementation of the UK’s first Dutch-style ‘turbo-roundabout’ will begin next month. The project features plastic lane dividers... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Buckinghamshire County Council plans to boost capital road maintenance spending by £5m a year for each of the next four years (2014/15 to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Peterborough have recommended that the council pilots 20mph speed limits in all villages before deciding whether  to implement... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
High-speed rail opponents are expected to seek a judicial review of transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin’s decision not to release a critical... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT is seeking views from the rail construction industry about how the London-West Midlands high-speed line should be procured. Issues include... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council plans to retain 10% of the Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) that the DfT will pay the council for tendered services... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT has shortlisted three bidders for the new East Coast franchise, which is scheduled to commence in February 2015. The shortlist is: East Coast... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Ringway Infrastructure Services has won Milton Keynes Council’s ‘all-in-one’ highway contract covering routine and cyclical... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Manufacturers of autonomous vehicles are being invited to bid to supply vehicles  to the Transport Systems Catapult for technology trials. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The opening date for the Croxley rail link, which will extend Metropolitan Line trains to Watford Junction, has slipped from 2016 to 2017, according... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A multi-operator bus ticket has been launched in Hemel Hempstead in a partnership between bus operators, Hertfordshire County Council and Dacorum... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Sir David Higgins, who took over as chairman of Government company HS2 Ltd this month, will report to ministers in mid-March on whether the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
England’s biggest Local Enterprise Partnership is planning to devolve the lion’s share of its Local Growth Fund allocation to sub-areas.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Denise Carlo, Norwich and Norfolk Transport Action Group Norwich NR2
Ministerial approval of the A47 Postwick Hub on the edge of Norwich is an illustration of a transport decision being made on political criteria as... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David HT Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy, Shrewsbury SY3
In your feature article about the East West Rail link (LTT 10 Jan) I was surprised there was no mention of the simplest and most direct way of... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Simon Kirby has joined HS2 Ltd as chief executive – construction, from Network Rail where he is managing director, infrastructure... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
highways contractCouncillors in Buckinghamshire have approved changes to how the county’s Transport for Buckinghamshire contract with Ringway... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The Bedford-Cambridge passenger service was withdrawn in 1967. However, failure to secure the trackbed resulted in parts being built over or sold... continue
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