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Local Transport Today
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England’s biggest cities will be linked by a continuous network of smart motorways within ten years, with permanent hard shoulder running and... continue
Local Transport Today
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Highways England will not be set a target to reduce delays but will be required to report on average delay, measured by time lost per vehicle per... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has issued guidance to England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships on preparing assurance... continue
Local Transport Today
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Key figures in the Government’s road reforms discussed progress at last week’s LTT-sponsored ‘Representing the road user’... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has awarded £90,000 to promote car clubs in a number of  English towns. A £23,000 grant will support the launch of a car... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Ministers announced last week that Highways England will be the name of the new Government company that takes over the running of the strategic road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councils in England spent just over £1bn last year on the statutory concessionary travel scheme for older people and the disabled, data... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The speed limit for lorries on dual carriageways in England and Wales will be raised from 50 to 60mph from the 6 April 2015, the DfT has confirmed.... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
George Osborne seems to have a fixation on mayors. The recent deal with the Greater Manchester local authorities to get devolved powers and a bit of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Scottish Government has played down comments made by Sir David Higgins, the chair of HS2 Ltd, that an extension of the proposed high-speed... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
A municipal bonds agency that would finance local transport and other infrastructure projects in England could be launched next spring. The Local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is introducing financial assistance for anyone in England under 30 wanting to study a taught Masters postgraduate degree. The income... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Highways England is to spend £15m between 2015/16 and 2020/21 installing electric vehicle charge points on the strategic road network. The DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Roads play a vital part in the functioning of modern economies and so investing in them is as important as providing services such as electricity,... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Local Transport Today
In brief
Patrick McDonnell
A new government-owned company called Highways England will replace the Highw... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Labour today widened its attack on private sector operators, with the shadow transport secretary savaging Martin Griffiths, Stagecoach chief... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Institution of Civil Engineers has thrown down the gauntlet to politicians to follow rhetorical support for devolution with the creation of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Upgrading A roads to motorway-style 'expressways' with freer-flowing traffic, 400 miles of smart motorways, fewer short-term road repairs and a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A national network of low emission zones and an overhaul of fuel duty and vehicle excise duty have been urged by MPs to cut nitrogen dioxide and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Driverless cars are to be tested on roads in Greenwich, Milton Keynes and Coventry, and Bristol from next month after the area's bids to run the... continue
Categories: Car use, England
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