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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport has secured about 75% of the Local Growth Fund cash released by ministers so far – a much bigger share than what the DfT put into the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local rail services in England’s regions are being unfairly portrayed as expensive to operate and heavily subsidised because of biases in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Former Heathrow Airport chief executive Colin Matthews has been appointed chairman of the Highways Agency, which is about to be transformed into a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT this week announced plans to commission a “major study about rural road safety in the near future”.    ... continue
Categories: Road safety, Rural, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Forty-Four packages of measures to promote walking, cycling and public transport will share £64m of revenue funding in the final round of the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Councillor James Lewis, chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority transport committee, has been elected chair of the City Regions transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
PTEs are urging the Government to scrap Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) in England, saying it should be replaced by a bigger ‘Connectivity... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A number of English highway authorities are requesting approval from the DfT this month for permit schemes to manage road works, ahead of rule... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A DfT report has urged the strengthening of the economic modelling of the case for investing in measures to protect transport networks from severe... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Passenger Transport Executive Group today pitch for extra funding for bus services, given that £500m has been lost to the sector in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
MPs want a large-scale pilot of a 'total transport' scheme where different transport budgets held by health, social services, transport and other... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Labour Party has agreed to adopt a new policy to extend the benefits it says have been brought by the East Coast public sector operator to other... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
MPs have said that spending £10 per head on cycling within six years is essential if more journeys are to be made by bike whilst at the same... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister has appointed his child abuse adviser Claire Perry MP to the DfT as transport minister to replace Stephen Hammond. Perry, newly... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Stephen Hammond, transport minister for less than two years, is reportedly to be replaced in the Prime Minister's reshuffle today. Hammond,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local sustainable transport fund projects have been allocated a further £65m so they can continue into the next parliament.  The DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government this week announced funding for more than 320 transport projects across England in the growth deals struck with the 39 Local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Government support to England’s bus operators has fallen 25% since 2004/05 when measured on a subsidy per passenger journey basis, according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Ministers this week gave the go-ahead to hundreds of local transport schemes across England in growth deals struck with Local Enterprise... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has explained how the new long-term planning framework for England’s strategic road network will operate after the Highways Agency... continue
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