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Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has awarded a number of contracts for future major road schemes.  Winners of the four-month design services and traffic... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has met with local authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships to discuss the terms of reference for studies that will try and find... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has applied to the European Commission for permission to introduce fuel duty discounts of up to 5p per litre in 17 of the most rural... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government has created a £3.5m emergency highways maintenance fund for councils in England hit by the recent heavy rain and... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
David Leibling
Local authorities are required to submit details of their finances to the Department of Communities and Local Government, following a detailed set of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in England are being invited to come forward with new ways of delivering public services. The Government’s ‘Delivering... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Most of the major Highways Agency road schemes built between 2002 and 2010 are delivering high value for money, according to an evaluation of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Many traffic forecasts for major road schemes are inaccurate, with modellers appearing to have particular difficulty predicting traffic levels on new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Very few of the Highways Agency major road schemes built in recent years appear to have induced additional traffic. For the purpose of its analysis,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Local Government Association is calling on the DfT to create an emergency highways maintenance fund for councils in England hit by the recent... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Sweeping changes to how capital road maintenance funding is allocated to local authorities in England were proposed this week by the DfT.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The Highways Agency has appointed two former rail industry chiefs as non-executive directors: Elaine Holt, who now runs Cat Street Consulting, and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport minister Robert Goodwill, calling for more 'Wheels 2 Work' schemes to lend motorbikes, mopeds or bicycles to people wanting to access a... continue
Categories: Rural, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT has welcomed the Supreme Court's ruling today that all appeals against the HS2 project should be dismissed. Transport minister Baroness... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT has suggested reducing capital funding for highway maintenance for local authorities not using asset management or efficiency principles to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Highways Agency claims that the majority of its traffic flows are accurate, and that the accuracy of forecasts is improving over time. It has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government's £10m prize for a town or city to develop as a test site for driverless cars has prompted Daventry District Council to consider... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A committee of MPs has ruled that the consulation on HS2's environmental statement must be extended by over two weeks after the promoters were found... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
MPs have been urged to recommend that the DfT prevents rural communities "become even more isolated and disadvantaged" by accepting the need for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Highways Agency’s programme of route-based strategies is taking too long and hampering local authority efforts to promote economic... continue
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