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Local Transport Today
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The DfT-backed Highway Maintenance Efficiency Programme has set an aim to reduce the cost of delivering highway maintenance services by 30% by 2020... continue
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The DfT wants to encourage more taxi firms and private hire vehicle (PHV) operators to provide local bus services outside London. Section 12 of the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is studying what impact the 20% cut to Bus Service Operators Grant in England in 2012 had on bus fares and service levels.  Consultant... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councils in England made a surplus of about £594m on their parking accounts in 2012/13, according to analysis published by the RAC... continue
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The DfT has awarded Landmark Information Group a contract for just over £86,000 to supply car park data for use in the Transport Direct portal.... continue
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Consultant Arup has started work reporting progress on the DfT’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund. The contract runs to the 31 March 2016 and... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has revealed how it adjusts transport scheme benefit:cost ratios (BCRs) to reflect a project’s impact on matters such as journey time... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has revealed how it adjusts transport scheme benefit:cost ratios (BCRs) to reflect a project’s impact on matters such as journey time... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authorities in England are studying the bidding guidance for the DfT’s £78.5m Local Sustainable Transport Fund revenue fund, which... continue
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Andrew Forster
A PLAN to introduce mandatory 60mph speed limits on a 31-mile section of the M1 because of air quality concerns could be the first of a number of... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is developing measures to compare traffic congestion levels between local authorities.  “We are currently reviewing our congestion... continue
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Changes to how Integrated Transport Block funding is allocated between councils in England have been announced by the DfT.  They include... continue
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Lee Baker
The transport sector's response to the St Jude Storm that brought winds gusting up to 100mph has been praised by MPs, but they say the information... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The DfT-backed Highway Maintenance Efficiency Programme has set an aim to reduce the cost of delivering highway maintenance services by 30% by 2020... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Local transport minister Baroness Kramer today asks councils to ready themselves to make bids for a further £78.5m to be released for Local... continue
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Lee Baker
The DfT has decided to end giving integrated transport block funding based solely on the size of the congestion, road safety and other transport... continue
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Transport minister Baroness Kramer says she will be looking for evidence of commitments to spend on ‘sustainable’ transport schemes in... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Highways Maintenance Efficiencyfficiency  Programme (HMEP) has published its annual plan setting out actions the sector can take to deliver... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local government officers in England are urging ministers to redraw the boundaries of overlapping Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). ADEPT, the... continue
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Consultant Atkins has won a £150,000 contract from the DfT to value the benefits of implementing ‘smart’ ticketing technology and... continue
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