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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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
There are political changes at county halls following this month's elections that are likely to affect transport policy. More councils are now under... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new roadworks taskforce has resolved to improve the performance of those undertaking roadworks. The group – comprising councillors and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) offers a benefit:cost ratio of about 2.4 in Metropolitan areas but only 1.3-1.4 in rural areas, according to the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authority officers in England have criticised the DfT’s decision to retain the requirement for Traffic Regulation Orders to be advertised... continue
New Transit
Bus News
The latest UK Bus Passenger Survey, by independent watchdog Passenger Focus, shows satisfaction varies widely among different operators and local... continue
New Transit
Rail News
The percentage of people who commute to work in England and Wales by car or van fell between 2001 and 2011, according to Census data published by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Local Government Association has warned the Chancellor against announcing further significant cuts in his spending review next month. The LGA... continue
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