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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Rural areas could close the economic productivity gap with urban areas with improved infrastructure, especially road improvements, says the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government has revised its planning policy to make clear its national traffic forecasts cannot be used as the sole justification for road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Labour party has claimed that a quarter of all street lights have either been turned off or dimmed at night, compared to two per cent in 2010. It... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
A rolling stock engineering firm says it has reached agreement with Transport for London to purchase surplus District Line trains, with the intention... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Major capacity enhancements to two of the most congested parts of England’s strategic road network (SRN) are to be explored in a new wave of... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Six new studies will address big challenges on sections of the strategic road network, with the findings expected to inform the second Road... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Significant traffic growth on England’s strategic road network (SRN) is forecast under all of the scenarios presented in the Road Investment... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Five ring-fenced funds worth £900m up to and including 2020/21 are being set up.  Environment – £300m This fund could be used... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
England’s biggest cities will be linked by a continuous network of smart motorways within ten years, with permanent hard shoulder running and... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Highways England will not be set a target to reduce delays but will be required to report on average delay, measured by time lost per vehicle per... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has issued guidance to England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships on preparing assurance... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Key figures in the Government’s road reforms discussed progress at last week’s LTT-sponsored ‘Representing the road user’... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has awarded £90,000 to promote car clubs in a number of  English towns. A £23,000 grant will support the launch of a car... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Ministers announced last week that Highways England will be the name of the new Government company that takes over the running of the strategic road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councils in England spent just over £1bn last year on the statutory concessionary travel scheme for older people and the disabled, data... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The speed limit for lorries on dual carriageways in England and Wales will be raised from 50 to 60mph from the 6 April 2015, the DfT has confirmed.... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
George Osborne seems to have a fixation on mayors. The recent deal with the Greater Manchester local authorities to get devolved powers and a bit of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Scottish Government has played down comments made by Sir David Higgins, the chair of HS2 Ltd, that an extension of the proposed high-speed... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
A municipal bonds agency that would finance local transport and other infrastructure projects in England could be launched next spring. The Local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is introducing financial assistance for anyone in England under 30 wanting to study a taught Masters postgraduate degree. The income... continue
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