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Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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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
In brief
The Highways Maintenance Efficiencyfficiency  Programme (HMEP) has published its annual plan setting out actions the sector can take to deliver... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local government officers in England are urging ministers to redraw the boundaries of overlapping Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). ADEPT, the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Consultant Atkins has won a £150,000 contract from the DfT to value the benefits of implementing ‘smart’ ticketing technology and... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Chancellor is to cut the DfT’s resource budget by £41m in 2014 15 and by a further £36m in 2015 16. Most departments face cuts... continue
Local Transport Today
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English councils should use their cash reserves to protect frontline services from cuts, communities and local government secretary Eric Pickles has... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced confirmation of £111m for the M6-Heysham link road and £49m for 25... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Labour leader Ed Miliband has reportedly dropped his opposition to building a third Heathrow runway on the eve of the Davies Commission, which is... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Local authorities are being urged to save millions of pounds by reviewing the entire process of delivering a highways service using 'LEAN,' to strip... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Chancellor is to extend the freeze in fuel duty for a further year, a policy that he says has saved drivers £680 over this... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Further revenue cuts are to be made to the DfT's budget in the Chancellor George Osborne's autumn statement on the public finances. Last year's... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Transport minister Baroness Kramer will be "watching" to see if local enterprise partnerships' plans provide cash for sustainable transport. Speaking... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander today announces that a plan to toll a section of the £1.5bn A14 improvement will be ditched... continue
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