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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Councillors in Buckinghamshire are calling for a major shake-up to the way the council’s highways and transportation contract with Ringway... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
More than £7m a year of Local Growth Fund cash could be allocated to ‘sustainable’ transport by the Greater Cambridge Greater... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport projects in Greater Cambridgeshire could be boosted under Government plans to allow the area to keep a greater proportion of tax revenues... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT has awarded consultant Royal Haskoning DHV (UK) and Phil Jones Associates the contract to study the feasibility of building a cycleway in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The Chinese Government has expressed interest in investing in the UK’s high-speed rail project. Chinese premier Li Keqiang raised the idea... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Gloucestershire County Council has awarded Amey a five-year highways contract. Amey will replace Skanska, which inherited the existing seven-year... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Peter Mackie, University of Leeds
It is a feature of many big transport projects that they go through massive wobbles. The third London Airport, the Channel Tunnel, HS1 and Crossrail... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Leicestershire and Cambridgeshire county councils are to start using CCTV  to enforce bus lanes. Leicestershire will use Nottingham City... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cambridgeshire County Council has rejected Stagecoach’s offer to run the city’s five park-and-ride sites, saying the change would not be... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Milton Keynes Council is preparing for the launch of electric bus operations in January that will see buses recharged using inductive... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Hybrid Bill authorising construction of the London to West Midlands high-speed line was deposited in Parliament this week.  Its submission... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
The last issue has two very interesting articles on HS2. The first is the KPMG analysis of HS2 benefits (‘Sparks fly as academics contest... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The Hybrid Bill for the first phase of the Government’s high-speed rail project arrived safely and on time in Parliament this week but whether... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
The number of penalty charge notices (PCNs) issued in North East Lincolnshire has risen from 9,010 to 10,712 between January and September 2013. The... continue
Parking Review
Crime
A HGV driver has been fined almost £500 for attacking a civil enforcement officer who issued a penalty charge notice for parking his lorry in a... continue
Categories: crime, East of England
Local Transport Today
In brief
Pro-rail group Railfuture has declared its support for the Government’s high-speed rail plans. Many of the organisation’s members have... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has asked new HS2 Ltd chairman Sir David Higgins to explore how to cut the cost of HS2 below the current estimated £42.6bn (2011... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Essex County Council plans to negotiate a new fixed cost concessionary fares reimbursement scheme with bus operators. Although the DfT’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT this week explained why the monetary benefits to business travellers of high-speed rail have shot up even though the value of time saved by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has set up ‘Norwich in 90’, a taskforce to explore ways of cutting the rail journey time between London and Norwich from two... continue
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