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Local Transport Today
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Local authorities opposed to the Government’s high-speed rail plans have vowed to carry on their legal fight despite the High Court last week... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 16 March The Daily Telegraph editorialised on last week’s court ruling on the legality, or otherwise, of various aspects of the... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Extending the proposed London-West Midlands high-speed rail line on to Manchester and Leeds will drive regeneration and transform travel patterns,... continue
New Transit
Rail News Lead Story
Crossrail 2, the plan for a new south-west to north-east line under London, is to be promoted as a regional rail scheme rather than a London-focused... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Hertfordshire County Council has launched an online journey planner for home-to-school trips. The tool, developed by consultant Steer Davies Gleave,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Heathrow Airport has announced that its sale of Stansted Airport to Manchester Airports Group for £1.5bn has been completed. The sale is a... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The DfT has abandoned its requirement for the £1bn Crossrail rolling stock deal to be procured mostly using private sector funding. The DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Norfolk County Council  is to increase spending on structural highway maintenance, partly by the use of integrated transport block funding.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has awarded Norfolk County Council up to £2.5m to develop a county-wide smartcard ticketing system for buses. The funding will... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cambridgeshire County Council is seeking DfT permission to install ‘early start’ traffic signals for cyclists at a busy junction in... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Duncan Laird (pictured) has joined Bristol City Council as group manager – transportation. He joins from Buckinghamshire County Council where... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has pledged support for an early study of improvements to the A47 trunk road between Great Yarmouth and Peterborough.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Thurrock Council has launched a procurement for a £3.5m, four-year contract for responsive highways repairs including street light repairs. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Essex County Council is proposing spending an extra £35m over the next two years on highway maintenance. This would take the investment to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Suffolk County Council is being advised to opt for the second-placed bid for its new £500m highway maintenance contract after stripping Balfour... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Hertfordshire County Council has formally served its reactive maintenance provider Ringway notice that it must urgently address its performance to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Suffolk County Council plans to launch a smartcard giving 16-19 year olds 25% off adult fares on local bus services. The ‘Endeavour card’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Crossrail 2, the plan for a new south-west to north-east line under London, is to be promoted as a regional rail scheme rather than a London-focused... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Northamptonshire County Council has given more detail of its plan to borrow  to fund a £40m-£45m road. The council says the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council will re-allocate £264,000 of local transport plan funds to allow its private finance initiative provider to... continue
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