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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A survey of medium-sized business leaders has found that local transport is their top priority for devolution. The survey by Grant Thornton UK LLP... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has called for road improvements on the A628/A616 corridor across the Peak District between Manchester and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is scrapping the complex formula that was to determine the level of ‘earn back’ payments Greater Manchester receives for... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Cheshire East Council has set out the financial targets for its new transport delivery company, Transport Service Solutions Ltd (TSS).  The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
LABOUR MPs have accused the Government of double standards by backing bus franchising in Greater Manchester but not anywhere else.  During a... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
an elected mayor of Greater Manchester could be handed the power to franchise bus services under a groundbreaking agreement struck between the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
In a few weeks’ time we should see what the Government and its local authority partners have in mind for the new Northern and TransPennine... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister has signalled that the autumn statement will include road upgrades from the south west to the north east of England. David... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor George Osborne has held out the prospect of ring-fencing funds raised from shale gas extraction in northern England for transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today pushes for electrified cross-Pennine links to shorten journey times and banish "ancient, decrepit... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt
I refer to your article on the front page of the last issue regarding the anticipated abandonment of proposals for an HS2 station at Toton and likely... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
As a £400m new tram line in Manchester serves its first passengers today, Transport for Greater Manchester says the opening 12 months ahead of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lancashire County Council has unveiled a £23m plan to transform Preston’s listed bus station, including providing leisure facilities for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Critics of HS2 have accused the scheme’s promoters of flouting parliamentary procedure by initiating the procurement process before the project... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Liverpool City Council is to permanently remove all the bus lanes on radial roads. Liverpool’s Labour cabinet approved plans last week to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has endorsed plans for a major upgrade to TransPennine rail links between Manchester and Leeds as the first part of plans to improve... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Government this week ordered reviews into the location of proposed high-speed rail stations in Leeds and the East Midlands, following a review of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Consultant SYSTRA is working with Network Rail to assist the Government’s investigations of priorities for electrifying rail lines in the north... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
London First chief executive Baroness Jo Valentine has been appointed a non-executive director of HS2 Ltd, along with Christine Emmett and Neil... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister and Chancellor have backed a recommended new transport body, Transport for the North, and signalled their support for a new high... continue
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