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Local Transport Today
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Passenger numbers on the cable car in east London are running below forecast, according to Transport for London. The Emirates Air Line, which... continue
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Too many major road crossings of rivers have been built without enough capacity to accommodate future growth, resulting in the need to build... continue
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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
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Transport Scotland has awarded Amey LG Ltd the contract to manage the Forth Road Bridge and new Queensferry Crossing. The contract will take effect... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has expressed interest in Sustrans’ plan for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge across the River Thames in east London. The... continue
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One of the final hurdles to the construction of a garden bridge across the Thames in central London has been cleared after Westminster City Council... continue
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North American private investors are eager to finance a new Lower Thames Crossing east of Gravesend, according to Kent County Council. The DfT... continue
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Andrew Forster
Transport for London’s plan to build a new Thames road crossing at Gallions Reach in east London has been boosted by the London Borough of... continue
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London mayor Boris Johnson has ordered Transport for London to progress work on three new road crossings in east London, including one at Gallions... continue
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Orkney Islands Council is to study the construction of fixed links – such as bridges, tunnels, or causeways – between some of its smaller... continue
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Andrew Forster
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has put off a  decision on where to locate a new Lower Thames Crossing until 2016 and asked the Highways... continue
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Andrew Forster
Three new road bridges could be built across the Thames in east London over the next decade, according to Transport for London. TfL has launched a... continue
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Letters to the editor
In your last issue you reported Greater Manchester’s desire to review with the DfT how the bus can play a bigger part in meeting the... continue
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Tyne and Wear Metro passengers can now buy season tickets in hundreds of newsagents, convenience stores and supermarkets thanks to a partnership... continue
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Fare income on Transport for London’s cable car, the Emirates Airline, was 35% lower than predicted in the second quarter of 2013/14, figures... continue
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Transport projects feature prominently in the Scottish Government’s third national planning framework (NPF), which identifies the... continue
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The DfT has been urged to publish new guidance on how improvements to transport infrastructure serving ports will be funded. The House of Commons... continue
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The Liberal Democrats are urging Transport for London to rethink the operating strategy for the capital’s cable car because of disappointing... continue
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Transport for London is to consult later this year on a new road or tunnel at Gallions Reach as a possible replacement for the Woolwich... continue
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