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Local Transport Today
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A municipal bonds agency that would finance local transport and other infrastructure projects in England could be launched next spring. The Local... continue
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The Government has authorised electrification of the ten-mile branch line between Oxenholme and Windermere in the Lake District. The £16m... continue
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Essex County Council is pledging £5m towards design and consultation work on dualling the A120 trunk road between Marks Tey and Braintree.... continue
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The Government is introducing financial assistance for anyone in England under 30 wanting to study a taught Masters postgraduate degree. The income... continue
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The Office for Low Emission Vehicles has invited cities across the UK to bid to a £35m ultra-low emission cars fund.  Two to four cities... continue
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Lee Baker
Labour leader Ed Miliband will today vow to balance the books with annual cuts in DfT and most other departmental day-to-day spending. But he will... continue
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Lee Baker
The Local Government Association has contradicted the Chancellor's claim that the ball was now in the court of councils wanting greater control of... continue
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Lee Baker
The Office for Budget Responsibility has spelt out that the Chancellor's Autumn Statement further tightened planned public spending over the next... continue
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The DfT and local government face at least two more years of "very substantial savings," Chancellor George Osborne said in his final Autumn Statement... continue
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Lee Baker
Council leaders from across England and all political parties today say that without the same tax and spending powers as Holyrood, so they can keep... continue
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John W E Helm
The Prime Minister has announced a £230m UK contribution towards the electrification of railways in south Wales.  The deal struck with the... continue
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Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg announced a £214m boost for cycling this week at a cycle summit in Bristol. The Government will give... continue
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Transport for London has awarded £28m to outer London boroughs to improve public spaces around 17 stations on the capital’s east-west... continue
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Local Authorities have criticised the DfT for allowing just ten days to consult on how the annual £976m of highways maintenance funding will be... continue
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Transport groups in Scotland have voiced concern about a proposed cut in spending on active travel by the Government next year. The South East... continue
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The next sponsor of the capital’s cycle hire scheme must do more to promote its use than Barclays Bank has done, the London Assembly’s... continue
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The DfT has stripped the New Forest National Park Authority of £1.5m of Cycling Ambition Grant after the park scrapped plans for a bike hire... continue
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Network Rail is struggling to meet financial targets in its new regulatory control period. Control period 5 commenced this April, but a Network Rail... continue
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The DfT has awarded the East Coast rail franchise to the Stagecoach-Virgin joint venture company ICR (Inter City Railways).  Stagecoach is the... continue
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Investing in Greater Manchester’s urban transport networks would be a much better way of delivering an economic powerhouse in the north of... continue
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