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Local Transport Today
People/people
Tom McCabe has been appointed interim director of environment, transport and development at Norfolk County Council, replacing Mike Jackson who leaves... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
In brief
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council plans to introduce a £1 parking charge at its park-and-ride sites serving Cambridge. Users currently park for... continue
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A forecast that HS2 will deliver £15bn of GDP benefits a year has been criticised by an academic specialist in spatial economics.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
News
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
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT has invited tenders for  the two rail franchises – the giant new Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern franchise and one... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The Government’s Transport Systems Catapult centre in Milton Keynes has appointed three more senior staff. Mark Ruddy joins as chief operating... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government has invited rail operators to tender for the Essex Thameside and continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local transport Minister Norman Baker today opened the £91 million Luton Dunstable Busway ahead of services starting tomorrow.The minister cut... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The new London Gateway port in Thurrock received its first container ship last week. The ZIM Rotterdam arrived on Friday after deviating at short... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Plans for an orbital rail route round Greater London are being developed by local authorities in the South East and by Transport for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Andrew Forster
Campaigners opposed to high-speed rail may consider forming a political party if the Government presses ahead with legislation to cap expenditure by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Hertfordshire County Council says it is saving £1.16m a year on energy bills after converting more than 80,000 of its 118,000 street lights to... continue
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