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Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
Interview
The Cambridgeshire Guided Busway opened on 7 August 2011 with core routes between Huntingdon, St Ives, Cambridge City Centre, Addenbrooke’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
The Cambridge busway celebrated its second birthday on 7 August 2013 with passenger numbers still well ahead of forecast.  The busway services... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
The Luton-Dunstable-Houghton Regis conurbation is home to 257,000 people (205,200 in Luton) living in just over 97,000 households. About 20% of... continue
Parking Review
Crime
A man has been charged with the manslaughter of a 64-year-old who died after an alleged row in an ASDA car park in Bedfordshire. Brian Holmes... continue
Categories: crime, East of England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Airports Commission this week published all the submissions it has received for long-term proposals to boost UK airport capacity. Submissions... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nigel King, High Wycombe HP14
The plans for HS2 seem to be getting more and more complex each week and the ever-rising costs and prolonged timescale for even Phase One lead me to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David HT Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy, Shrewsbury SY3
Chris Oldham is right about the excessive time to build HS2 (Letters LTT 26 Jul). In 1846 the Great Northern Railway obtained a bitterly contested... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Train operator Southern has placed a £180m order with Bombardier for a further 116 Electric Multiple Unit carriages that will initially be used... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Gantries are being installed on the M25 on the Hertfordshire/Essex border from this week as part of a new managed motorway scheme designed to ease... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
local authorities and the freight sector have thrown their weight behind building a Lower Thames Crossing to the east of the Dartford Crossing that... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bus services in Peterborough are to be cut as the city council reduces its subsidised services budget from £1.1m to £600,0... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Plans to extend London Underground’s Metropolitan Line to Watford Junction have moved a step closer after transport secretary Patrick... continue
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