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Local Transport Today
People/people
Former Conservative transport minister Steven Norris and construction magnate Ray O’Rourke have joined the Government’s HS2 Growth... continue
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Letters to the editor
Nigel King, Lane End, High Wycombe HP14
I read Tony Bolden’s letter (LTT 6 Sep) with great interest, because it closely follows the views stated in my letter (Letters LTT 9 Aug). We... continue
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Local Transport Today
Who should we believe in the debate about the wider economic benefits of HS2? According to HS2 Ltd’s consultants, the construction of a... continue
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Regular news
The battle over the location of new airport capacity in the South East is heating up, with Gatwick Airport’s owners saying expansion at... continue
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Regular news
Consultant Mott MacDonald has been appointed to design the 2.5-mile widening of the A14 between junctions 7 (A43 North) and 9 (A509) near Kettering... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
  Peterborough City Council has signed a contract with Skanska for highway maintenance services to replace four existing contracts which it... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The Highways Agency has launched a consultation on improving the A14 around Cambridge and Huntingdon to seek views on the route options and the... continue
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In brief
The Government has approved Norfolk County Council’s application for its proposed Norwich Northern Distributor Road to be treated as a... continue
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In brief
The DfT is investing £2.85m to trial smart card tickets on the c2c rail franchise between Fenchurch Street, Shoeburyness and the Essex coast.... continue
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In brief
The Campaign to Protect Rural England has published detailed maps of the Government’s high-speed rail alignment between London, Birmingham,... continue
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Regular news
Opponents of plans to expand Stansted Airport have initiated legal proceedings against the Government over Geoff Muirhead’s membership of the... continue
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Secondary stories
Britain’s latest guided busway opens in Luton later this month. The Luton-Dunstable guided busway will open on 25 September, five months behind... continue
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In brief
The Government is to study the feasibility of building a new cycleway that would “broadly follow” the proposed high-speed rail line... continue
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Regular news
Cyclists at a busy junction in Cambridge are benefitting from a five-second head start on vehicular traffic from this week. Cambridgeshire County... continue
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Regular news
The scope of two major rail enhancements is in doubt because of cuts to their budget made by the Office of Rail Regulation. Network Rail this week... continue
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Regular news
High-speed 2 provides a perfect illustration of why decisions about new transport infrastructure should be taken by the market rather than... continue
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Regular news
John W E Helm & Andrew Forster
The Chancellor of the Exchequer this week insisted the Government would press ahead with its high-speed rail project, despite growing criticism of... continue
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Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Have you heard about the plan to toll the A14 across Northamptonshire? Yes, that’s right, Northamptonshire. The DfT’s plan to improve and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Tony Bolden, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN16
In 2009 Reg Harman and I had an article published in Public money & management, in which we set out a case for a high-speed rail route from... continue
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News
The Highways Agency has awarded Amey the asset support contract to maintain and improve a 609-mile network of motorways and trunk roads in parts of... continue
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