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Norfolk County Council this week named Mouchel the winner of its highways design and professional services contract. Mouchel will take over from Mott... continue
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Ten local authorities this week took their case against the Government’s high-speed rail plans to the Supreme Court.  The court was... continue
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State-run train operator East Coast paid a record £202.8m premium last year (2012: £188.6 m).  Figures released by Directly Operated... continue
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Opponents of Stansted Airport expansion are seeking a judicial review of the Government’s refusal to re-examine the ‘sift criteria’... continue
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Transport for London’s former rail chief has added his voice to calls for a new orbital rail route round London. Ian Brown, TfL’s former... continue
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Tactile paving is likely to be installed along the edge of the vehicle path in a shared space scheme in Southend.  Consultant Urban Movement... continue
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Environmental campaigners have threatened legal action against the Government’s proposed A14 improvements in Cambridgeshire because of their... continue
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The Highways Agency plans to install average speed cameras on a two-and-a-half mile stretch of the A12 in Suffolk. The cameras will enforce a 70mph... continue
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Tom McCabe has been appointed interim director of environment, transport and development at Norfolk County Council, replacing Mike Jackson who leaves... continue
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Lee Baker
Anti-aviation campaigners Stop Stansted Expansion today files a judicial review against the Government's airports commission in a bid to "ensure... continue
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John W E Helm
After 20 years of planning and three under construction, the Luton Dunstable Busway was officially opened by local transport minister Norman Baker... continue
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Andrew Forster
The Airports Commission should reject Boris Johnson’s proposal to build a new hub airport and close Heathrow because the plan is too costly,... continue
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The South East Local Transport Board (SELTB) is investigating the potential for building a high-speed rail link across the Lower Thames Estuary. The... continue
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Norfolk County Council has ruled out introducing area-wide 20mph speed limits in its urban areas, saying they deliver little benefit in terms of... continue
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Cambridgeshire County Council plans to introduce a £1 parking charge at its park-and-ride sites serving Cambridge. Users currently park for... continue
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Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
Your editorial (‘Objectivity or advocacy?’ LTT 20 Sep) raises the question of the reliability of the claim that HS2 will enable the UK... continue
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Letters to the editor
Richard Threlfall, Partner, UK Head, Infrastructure, Building and Construction, KPMG LLP, Leeds LS1
We are aware of the statistical issues raised by Professor Henry Overman about our report on the regional economic impacts of high-speed rail... continue
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A forecast that HS2 will deliver £15bn of GDP benefits a year has been criticised by an academic specialist in spatial economics.  The... continue
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Andrew Forster
The incoming chairman of Government company HS2 Ltd has urged Britain’s political parties to form a consensus behind plans for a high-speed... continue
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French road tolling firm sanef has won a contract worth up to  £367m from the Highways Agency to design, implement, deliver and operate a... continue
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