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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Steve Melia, University of the West of England
When communities secretary Eric Pickles abolished Labour’s (already weakened) national parking standards, he cloaked his announcement in the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Karl le Ferla has left his post as a senior economic advisor to the Treasury, which included transport infrastructure, to set up his own consultancy,... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Jonathan Tricker (pictured) has joined consultant Phil Jones Associates as a director from Parsons Brinckerhoff, where he was head of... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
Since we last spoke, I became chair of the Transport Planning Society; and this may seem as unlikely to you as it has sometimes seemed to me.... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
I’ve just finished watching the national news. It covered the huge gathering in London calling for ‘new homes for Britain’. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government’s rail electrification taskforce for the north of England has identified a priority list of 12 lines: • Calder... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
In its investigation into smartcard ticketing (‘Pteg gives thumbs-down to bus operators’ smart ticket initiative’ LTT 20 Feb), Pteg... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The comments of Michael Dugher, Labour’s new transport secretary, about the dominance of non-car voices in the national discussion of transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Air Passenger Duty (APD) could be levied at differential rates within England, the UK Government has announced, in an effort to placate airports... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Scott Davidson has joined consultant Transport and Travel Research Ltd to lead on ‘smarter travel’ work. He previously worked for... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Andrew Preston has joined Cambridgeshire County Council as service manager for local projects in the local infrastructure and street management... continue
Parking Review
Debates
Mark Moran
The rules covering parking on pavements in Britain are confusing. Pavement parking is prohibited in London, with local authorities having to create... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
THE BUS industry’s efforts to head-off the threat of bus franchising by offering inter-operable ‘smart’ tickets have been given... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A Labour Government would only permit the use of fixed speed cameras in England at accident blackspots, seemingly signalling their removal from... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
New roads in England will have to be built with much more sympathy for the landscape, transport minister John Hayes has announced. Hayes announced... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus operators in England will have to give councils 14 days notification of changes to bus services before registering them with the Traffic... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Transport featured prominently at last week’s board meeting of the Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership. Members discussed plans to create a... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
A blueprint for a major devolution of funding to local government in England has been published by the Independent Commission on Local Government... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary has hailed the passing into law of the Infrastructure Act which he said would make it easier and quicker to build transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Government plans to create 100,000 cut-price homes for first-time buyers risks creating a shortfall in local transport infrastructure, the British... continue
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