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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have announced a further £1bn to invest in local economies to expand the Growth De... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
An escalating social services bill will mean £1.1bn diverted from transport and other services from April, a new continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has accepted the need for a cycling and walking investment strategy after a backbench Lib Dem rebellion. New clauses providing for a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency is studying the feasibility of converting the original hard shoulder running sections of smart motorways, such as on the M42... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Jon Lamonte, the chief executive of Transport for Greater Manchester, has been appointed the new chair of pteg, which represents the strategic... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT has launched a review of England’s bus market outside London as more parts of the country express interest in franchising. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councils in England are being invited to bid to the DfT’s new £4m ‘Total Transport’ project to pilot new ways of delivering... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A backbench Lib Dem rebellion has been launched to require a walking and cycling investment plan alongside the Government's road investment plan. Lib... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Over the past decade the gap between London and other UK cities has grown, underlining the need to devolve powers over transport and other economic... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The minister for local transport, Baroness Kramer, has invited bids for a new £4m 'Total Transport' fund to support innovative ways of... continue
Categories: Rural, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is consulting on amending legislation to allow more local authorities to form combined authorities (CAs) overseeing transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Fears have been voiced for the future of local air quality monitoring in England, after the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
New road and rail demand forecasts for England are presented in the final version of the National Networks National Policy Statement. For roads, the... continue
Categories: Car use, Railways, England
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
It’s been a long time coming but finally, just before Christmas, the DfT published its National Policy Statement (NPS) on national networks,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
EM Highways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mouchel, has come top in the Highways Agency’s assessment of suppliers in 2014. The HA’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Liberal Democrats are proposing a major programme of devolution of transport and other powers across England. The party is championing what it... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
LOCAL ENTERPRISE Partnerships are re-assessing their transport investment programmes after the Government announced a smaller and slower than... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Low emission zone (LEZ) feasibility studies are among projects to have secured a share of a £1m air quality grant from the Department for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has significantly increased the grant value for shifting freight off local roads and on to rail or water.  The revised mode shift... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT has announced road maintenance funding allocations to councils in England outside London worth £976m a year for six years. The majority... continue
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