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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
News Lead Story
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
Local Transport Today
People/people
Nick Olley will join the DfT in November as its new General Counsel, replacing Christopher Muttukumaru who is retiring. Olley is currenly a partner... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Julian Peddle, Uttoxeter, Staffs
I am grateful to Peter Nash (Letters LTT 26 Jul) for analysing the various aspects of London bus subsidy. Both Peter Hendy and David Bayliss seem to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Sweeping reforms to the local transport policy agenda in England will be introduced if Labour wins the next General Election, shadow transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT has appointed consultants to study how drivers would respond to an access charge for using the Highways Agency road network.  Parsons... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The local transport minister Norman Baker announced today that highway authorities will from 2015 no longer be required to light a number of traffic... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Commons transport committee today launches an investigation into the Government’s 'continue
Categories: England
Local Transport Today
In brief
Eleven areas of England will receive a share of the DfT’s £5m Clean Bus Technology Fund to fit emission reduction technology to buses.... continue
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