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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Walking and cycling campaigners are backing a proposal to change the law to guarantee long-term funding for cycling and walking, given the Government... continue
Categories: Cycling, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ministers have pledged to add 900 extra lane miles of road capacity, a third more than provided in Labour's last decade in power, in the next... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The deregulation of the bus industry failed to create competition, with only one per cent of weekly services outside London facing effective... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Bus group Rotala has returned an 11.5% increase in profit before tax for the half year ending 31 May, despite recording a 2.2% drop in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency has awarded consultant Halcrow a contract worth just over £154,000 to advise on preparing England’s strategic road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson and council leaders from England’s ‘core cities’ want the political parties to include a pledge to devolve property... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Will Bentley has joined HS2 Ltd as programme controls director from consultant EC Harris where he was head of programme controls overseeing the... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Stephen Russell has joined consultant Mouchel as business unit director for highways in England and Wales. Russell was operations director,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Light goods vehicle miles recorded the greatest growth of any vehicle in the second quarter of the year, as they clocked up close to twenty per cent... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Seven areas are to share in a further £900,000 to extend their Local Sustainable Transport Fund programmes, Baroness Kramer has announced. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Consultant AECOM has won a £35,000 contract from the Highways Agency to conduct qualitative research on new names for the HA, which will become... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has appointed consultant Arup to support trials of methods to identify illegal use of the hard shoulder. The contract value is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is consulting on changing how short walks are recorded in the National Travel Survey because research suggests large-scale... continue
Categories: Pedestrians, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Residents of England made fewer trips last year than at any time since the National Travel Survey began in 1972/73. Each person made an average of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport minister Baroness Kramer has announced £500,000 of funding to support car clubs in England. The funds will deliver three... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Raising the speed limit for lorries on dual carriageways in England from 50 to 60mph will have hardly any impact on actual speeds because the vast... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is seeking an adjudicator to review 12 bus operator appeals against this year’s reimbursement schemes set by travel concession... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
English local authorities could be banned from setting maximum parking standards for some non-residential developments under Government... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Most local authority major transport schemes cost more than originally forecast, take longer to deliver than forecast, and cannot be properly... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David HT Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy, Shrewsbury SY3
I support HS2 trains serving city centre stations in order to give better connectivity with existing services and to avoid adding another stage into... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
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