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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT will have to find £300m in revenue savings as the Chancellor reduced its resource budget for 2015/16 by 9%. The Department's resource... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Chancellor has today given the DfT a 20% increase in cash in its capital budget for 2015/16. The DfT will get £9.5bn compared to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The cross-party environment audit committee has warned Chancellor George Osborne against further cuts to bus services in Wednesday's Spending Review... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A high-capacity link between HS2 and HS1 could transform domestic rail travel opportunities between Kent, Essex and the Midlands, according to a new... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Europe
Local Transport Today
In brief
The new Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA) service has upheld just over half the appeals lodged by motorists who have received parking charges... continue
Categories: Parking, England, Wales
Local Transport Today
In brief
Architect Sir Terry Farrell has issued a call for evidence to his review of architecture and the built environment for the Department for Culture,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has allocated £5m to install emissions reduction technology to existing bus fleets in England. Local authorities outside London can bid... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Sixty-two local authority road improvements have been awarded a share of £165m funding from the second tranche of the DfT’s Local Pinch... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Transport scheme appraisal needs to be radically simplified and shortened to make it fit for purpose in the new era of devolved major scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Local Government Association is pressing ministers to scrap plans to include the DfT’s devolved major transport scheme funding in the new... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Stagecoach has appointed Philip Norwell managing director of Stagecoach South East from 1 September. Norwell is currently commercial director for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities have been challenged to tackle the “shocking” local variation in early death rates due to risk factors such as obesity by health... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Chancellor comes under new pressure today to make available more funds for highway maintenance in this month's spending review. The move from groups... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Careless drivers who put other road users at risk face on-the-spot penalties under new measures announced by road safety minister Stephen... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The minister for local transport, Norman Baker, has hailed the "very high value-for-money" of the 12 large Local Sustainable Transport Fund... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Highways Agency network delivery and development director and deputy chief executive Derek Turner has retired. Turner joined the HA in 2006 from... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London now accounts for about half of all bus journeys in England, according to Transport for London. Passenger numbers reached an estimated 49.5... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Local authorities in England’s city regions are pressing the Government to rethink new legislation that they say poses a threat to the ten-year... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The ability of a Government, irrespective of colour, to move decisively in one direction on any big policy issue is often constrained by conflicts... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government will be in the Court of Appeal on 10th June 2013 defending its decision not to comply with the Strategic Environmental Assessment... continue
Categories: Railways, England
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