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Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The DfT has suggested reducing capital funding for highway maintenance for local authorities not using asset management or efficiency principles to... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Highways Agency claims that the majority of its traffic flows are accurate, and that the accuracy of forecasts is improving over time. It has... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Government's £10m prize for a town or city to develop as a test site for driverless cars has prompted Daventry District Council to consider... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
A committee of MPs has ruled that the consulation on HS2's environmental statement must be extended by over two weeks after the promoters were found... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
MPs have been urged to recommend that the DfT prevents rural communities "become even more isolated and disadvantaged" by accepting the need for... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Highways Agency’s programme of route-based strategies is taking too long and hampering local authority efforts to promote economic... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Public transport passenger watchdog Passenger Focus should not be given the job of representing England’s road users, road stakeholder groups... continue
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
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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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
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
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