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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government's proposals to further limit rail fare rises by introducing a lower cap on individual fare increases have failed to impress passenger... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Lib Dems' new transport minister Baroness Kramer will be responsible for phase two of the HS2 project as the new ministerial responsibilities... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment extra
Lee Baker
As the dust clears after the political conference season and two reshuffles, we are now able to survey the new scene for transport... continue
Categories: England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Labour leader Ed Miliband has shifted HS2 champion Maria Eagle from her role as the party's transport spokesperson to the environment brief. In a... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Norman Baker has departed the DfT after three and a half years as the minister for local transport. The PM announced that Baker has been appointed as... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister is today reshuffling his junior and middle-ranking ministers after rail minister Simon Burns resigns his post.   The PM will... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local Transport Minister Norman Baker has written to local authorities to urge them to think about using restricted parking zones, instead of opting... continue
Categories: Parking, England
Local Transport Today
In brief
Spending on capital transport schemes by local government in England has fallen by almost a quarter in the last two years, according to provisional... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Two new guides to improving the delivery of highways maintenance have been published by the DfT-funded Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has announced a further £80m of ‘pinch point’ funding to tackle congestion on local roads in England. Transport secretary... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has awarded a further £3.4m of grant to fund 55 new low carbon buses and reduce emissions from dozens more existing vehicles. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
New road schemes are dominating the transport priorities of England’s local transport bodies, according to an in-depth analysis by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Cuts to the cost of rail commuters’ season tickets will form part of what The Times today describes as "a Tory assault on the cost of... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has used his Conservative party speech to blast Labour for failing to invest in infrastructure as the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced £80 million of funding for schemes to remove bottlenecks on roads across England. The... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Parking Review
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Mark Moran
Local government secretary Eric Pickles has announced a plan to ban the enforcement of parking using both static and mobile cameras as part of a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government's decision to increase local control over £1.3bn in transport spending has resulted in over half going on schemes to build or... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Shadow transport secretary Maria Eagle today pledged to reform local transport so transport authorities are not "powerless to act" in the face of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT has paved the way for more development to be built close to England’s motorways and trunk road networks.  The new policy on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is planning to tighten the rules on increasing regulated train fares in England.  The Government currently imposes a cap of RPI+1% on... continue
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