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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
City regions mulling how to make the case for "big devolution deals" over August have been advised to be ambitious and go for fiscal powers by... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Highways and transport staff in Greater Manchester district councils are to be consulted on plans to move to a shared services model for a range of... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT and Transport for the North have awarded a £1.3m contract to a Mouchel/Hyder joint venture to study the viability of a new high... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lancashire County Council is to commission a study of transport options for the North Fylde Coast near Blackpool, including a £200m-plus road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for Greater Manchester has launched a 12-week consultation on a long-term transport strategy to 2040. The document is short of new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Liverpool City Region authorities are examining building a rail link to connect the surface lines into Liverpool Lime Street with the Merseyrail... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Mick Noone, Halton Council’s operational director – policy, planning and transportation, is serving as Transport for the North’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
In early July The Manchester Evening News launched an online petition to, in the paper’s words, “get the Manchester-Leeds rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary believes that cost estimates of rail upgrade schemes are unreliable and he put electrification projects on ice to avoid a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has fended off claims that either he knew that the electrification programme was off-track before the General... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Cumbria County Council is seeking an operator for a low emission car hire scheme. Vehicles would be based at “gateways and hubs such as railway... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for Greater Manchester has implemented the first pedestrian countdown timers in the conurbation on junctions in the city centre and along... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is to work with “relevant local partners” on a review of the tolls on the Mersey Tunnels, the Treasury announced this... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport for the North is to be given the statutory responsibility to promote improved transport connectivity across northern England, including to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council is to strengthen its transport officer structure when the 15-year Capita contract for highways, transport,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A free online mapping tool has been developed for Greater Manchester showing infrastructure and other assets. The Greater Manchester open data... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Liverpool City Council has installed ‘early start’ signals for cyclists at two busy city centre road junctions, with thermal imaging... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Lancashire County Council is exploring if the Blackpool South – Preston railway line (the South Fylde line) could be integrated with the... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Lancashire County Council has appointed consultant Mott MacDonald to prepare a masterplan for Preston, taking account of  HS2 and Network... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Work is underway to roll out “seamless” cycle routes along key corridors in Greater Manchester. This will be backed by improved cycling... continue
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