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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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has published a  method for calculating the social benefits of bus travel but the  approach cannot be used to boost the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Communities and local government secretary Eric Pickles has told local authorities in England to “ditch their anti-car dogma” and make... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Air quality professionals have criticised Government plans to scrap the requirement for local authorities in England to assess local air quality.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local transport authorities in England outside London are participating in the DfT’s annual ‘smarter choices’ survey, which tracks... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT is looking at scrapping the requirement for lead-in cycle lanes to be provided for advanced stop lines (ASLs). Removing the requirement will... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Eight cities and four national parks in England will share £94m of DfT funding?over the next two years to boost cycling. In a clear sign of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A?Labour Government would place new duties on local authorities in England to support walking and cycling.  Shadow transport secretary Maria... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has appointed consultants Atkins and The TAS Partnership to update and enhance the DfT’s best practice guidance on tendering bus... continue
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