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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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Local Government Association has contradicted the Chancellor's claim that the ball was now in the court of councils wanting greater control of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Labour's new shadow transport secretary Michael Dugher has in his first interview in the job pledged to represent "white van man" and "any other road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Council leaders from across England and all political parties today say that without the same tax and spending powers as Holyrood, so they can keep... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg announced a £214m boost for cycling this week at a cycle summit in Bristol. The Government will give... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Authorities have criticised the DfT for allowing just ten days to consult on how the annual £976m of highways maintenance funding will be... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Government’s Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has appointed 18 organisations onto a multidisciplinary panel covering activities including... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT is setting up a £25m fund to provide minibuses for community transport operators in rural and isolated areas of England. The scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
Fifty per cent of all English bus journeys are made in London even though it has only about 15 per cent of the population. It is therefore not... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
Leaders of England’s biggest city regions joined forces this month to call for a fundamental change to how major transport investments in urban... continue
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