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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has voiced alarm at the Scottish Government’s plans to fast-track the implementation of low emission... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has appointed a partnership to manage the Freight Operation Recognition Scheme (FORS) accreditation scheme, which promotes good... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Dave Holladay, Glasgow
Measures such as low emission zones provide a great stimulus to review the efficiency (and reduce the cost) of city logistics for passenger and... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Nominations are being sought for the eighth FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards programme, which aims to showcase the achievements of... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
It’s been a long time coming but finally, just before Christmas, the DfT published its National Policy Statement (NPS) on national networks,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has significantly increased the grant value for shifting freight off local roads and on to rail or water.  The revised mode shift... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
David Phillips has been appointed managing director of First Aberdeen, replacing Duncan Cameron who is joining road haulier ABB Craib as performance... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
David Wells will take over as chief executive officer of the Freight Transport Association on 1 May from Theo de Pencier, who is retiring after eight... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
HITRANS, the Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership, has failed to secure funding from the Scottish Government’s strategic timber... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The European Parliament and member states have reached agreement on allowing more streamlined, safer and fuel-efficient lorries, but not until about... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The speed limit for lorries on dual carriageways in England and Wales will be raised from 50 to 60mph from the 6 April 2015, the DfT has confirmed.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Fife Council is to commission a study of re-opening the disused railway to Methil and Leven for passengers and potentially freight. The re-opening is... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philippa Edmunds, Freight on Rail manager, Campaign for Better Transport, London N1
The rail freight industry recognises Transport for London’s aspirations to increase passenger services on the North London Line... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London wants Network Rail to shift more freight off the North London Line to improve performance of London Overground... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
UK railfreight operator Freightliner has been put up for sale by its Bahraini owners Arcapital, the Wall Street Journal has reported.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London should develop guidance to help decide when to segregate cyclists from other traffic, according to a team of researchers. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has awarded rail freight operators just over £765,000 of Sustainable Distribution Fund grant to keep goods on the railways between now... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Fitting cameras and in-cab screens to heavy goods vehicles is a better way to cut collisions between HGVs and cyclists than fitting additional... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Boris Johnson has done more – much more – than any other politician to raise the political profile of cycling. But his eight-year tenure... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Kent County Council has dropped plans to build a giant lorry park for over 2,000 vehicles between junctions 10 and 11 of the M20, which connects to... continue
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