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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
major changes to the Government’s high-speed rail project were signalled by transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin this week as he responded to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bedford Borough Council has delayed implementation of its controversial ‘turbo roundabout’ to allow more discussions with motorcycle... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Critics of the Government’s high-speed rail plans were keen to describe this week’s  review of the project by Sir David Higgins, the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Tom Kelly is taking up the post of HS2 Ltd’s strategic communications director on 1 April. Kelly is currently Network Rail’s director of... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The Highways Agency has appointed an Atkins/AECOM joint venture to analyse the performance of the first ‘smart’ motorway scheme, which... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Network Rail has awarded an £87m contract to a joint venture of Carillion and Buckingham Group Contracting to design and build the works... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
DfT officials were due to meet with Bedford Borough Council officers this week to discuss the council’s plan to install plastic lane dividers... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
District councils and anti-HS2 action groups have persuaded Buckinghamshire County Council to drop a request for a station on the London-West... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cambridgeshire County Council is consulting on installing segregated cycle lanes and bus stop bypass cycle lanes on two roads in Cambridge.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Rogers, Stockport SK7
The authorities in Stoke-on-Trent are right to be concerned about HS2 (‘Scrap Manchester HS2 route, says Stoke’ and ‘Northern... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Opponents of HS2 are to take their legal fight to international bodies. The Supreme Court last month rejected appeals brought by opponents who argued... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has given a strong endorsement to the hotly-contested analysis by consultant KPMG   into the productivity effects of HS2. Responding to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Train operator Abellio has launched bike hire facilities at more than 40 stations across its three franchises – Northern Rail, Greater Anglia... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A business travel network has been launched in Milton Keynes. Smartgo Milton Keynes will give member organisations a package of benefits including... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The Government has agreed a six-month extension to First Capital Connect’s franchise for services between London, Bedford, Brighton and Kings... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government has agreed a deal with First Capital Connect to continue running commuter services for the next six monhs to bridge the gap with the... continue
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
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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
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