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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The volume of motor vehicle traffic was four per cent higher than the same period last year and the highest quarterly volume since the 2008 peak,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Commons transport committee today launches a broadside against DfT plans for the strategic road network by questioning the value of turning the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has met Stoke-on-City leaders to hear their plans for an alternative new northern hub for HS2 which they say... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Scotland’s first minister Alex Salmond has thrown high-speed rail into the debate about Scottish independence by announcing a study into... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in Tyne and Wear have secured just over £900,000 of additional Local Sustainable Transport Fund cash from a £2m DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of adults in England who cycled at least once a month fell last year, despite the  political profile of cycling being at a historic... continue
Categories: Cycling, England
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
As the Government approves plans to reform the Highways Agency, we have now hit a turning point in the way England’s strategic roads are... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
A huge shake-up to how England’s strategic road network is managed has been announced by transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin. It will see... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Highways Agency has published the first outputs from its programme of 18 route-based strategies covering England’s motorway and trunk road... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The DfT has published the terms of reference for six studies into sections of the trunk road network where strong lobbies exist for expensive... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has awarded Redflex Traffic Systems Ltd a further contract to supply new digital speed enforcement camera systems for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport minister Robert Goodwill opened the Cycle City Leeds event by declaring that providing more dedicated facilities for cyclists on the roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT has reported that 47% of local authorities said the proportion of their principal road network where maintenance should be considered was... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The proportion of people cycling at least once a month fell in the year to October compared to the previous year, according to DfT statistics. The... continue
Categories: Cycling, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Deputy Prime Minister today announces the details of the planned £500m investment in electric cars and other 'ultra low' emission... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister and the Chancellor highlighted today that 200 road, rail, local transport and other infrastructure projects will start in 2014/15... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister and Chancellor today make a rare joint appearance in order to highlight their "long-term economic plan" and the infrastructure... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The average distance people in England and Wales commute to work grew between 2001 and 2011 but the number of workers making a regular commute fell,... continue
Categories: Car use, England, Wales
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is being urged to establish a working group to rewrite England’s statutory parking guidance and revise the rules on the use of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A Labour Government would encourage stronger sub-regional transport governance across much of England and retain Local Enterprise Partnerships, with... continue
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