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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is consulting on changing how short walks are recorded in the National Travel Survey because research suggests large-scale... continue
Categories: Pedestrians, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Residents of England made fewer trips last year than at any time since the National Travel Survey began in 1972/73. Each person made an average of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport minister Baroness Kramer has announced £500,000 of funding to support car clubs in England. The funds will deliver three... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Raising the speed limit for lorries on dual carriageways in England from 50 to 60mph will have hardly any impact on actual speeds because the vast... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is seeking an adjudicator to review 12 bus operator appeals against this year’s reimbursement schemes set by travel concession... continue
Local Transport Today
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English local authorities could be banned from setting maximum parking standards for some non-residential developments under Government... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Most local authority major transport schemes cost more than originally forecast, take longer to deliver than forecast, and cannot be properly... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David HT Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy, Shrewsbury SY3
I support HS2 trains serving city centre stations in order to give better connectivity with existing services and to avoid adding another stage into... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency is to relocate its headquarters from Dorking to Guildford in Surrey next March. The agency, which will become a Government-owned... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Road deaths increased by four per cent in the year to March, compared to the previous year, at the same time as traffic volumes rose by three per... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A sample of local authority major schemes overran in cost in line with DfT expectations and were successful in reducing congestion and improving... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The number of car trips made and total distance travelled by car have both fallen to new 20-year lows, according to the National Travel Survey. The... continue
Categories: Car use, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport minister Baroness Kramer has unveiled £500,000 for pilot programmes to widen access to car clubs.  The DfT said that it wants... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nicholas B Taylor, Little Sandhurst, GU47
The Chancellor’s HS3 proposal is not the answer to regeneration of the North, and whether high-speed rail in the usual sense can promote... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Julian Peddle, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
I am pleased to see that the Welsh Government and Welsh bus operators have agreed payments for the Welsh scheme going forward at  a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The new transport minister Claire Perry has in her first interview in post set her sights on convincing the Chancellor to rule out any increases in... continue
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
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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
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