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Local Transport Today
Monitor
The Government rejected calls from both the opposition parties and its own backbenchers to pass amendments that would establish national standards... continue
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Media monitor
The publication of the Hybrid Bill allowing the Crossrail project to go ahead generated articles commenting on the effect that the new east-west... continue
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New legislation presented to the Scottish Parliament will force Scotland's national policies on matters such as transport to be subject to Strategic... continue
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Trains could return to the famous Borders railway - the Waverley route - in 2008 after a 40-year absence following Scottish transport minister Nicol... continue
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During the third reading of the Government's Road Safety Bill shadow transport minister Christopher Chope was heard to say: "We are achieving a... continue
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Conservative councillors this week said their party's plan to impose a blanket ban on implementing new road humps was too simplistic. Conservative... continue
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The transferral of powers for train franchising in the London area to the Greater London Authority is likely to happen within the next three or four... continue
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Nine months on from the publication of the transport White Paper, the The Future of Transport, the DfT last week published the background forecasting... continue
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As a figure who is still remembered in transport circles as one of the key architects behind the rail privatisation of the 1990s, the introduction to... continue
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Letters to the editor
The DfT's long-term traffic forecasts, referred to in your article 'Tumbling motoring costs could provide the spur for accelerated traffic growth'... continue
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Letters to the editor
You report that motoring costs should fall, according to the DfT's background forecasting work for last summer's transport White Paper, The Future of... continue
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There is no guarantee that any of the three transport Bills that fell will be reintroduced in the next session of Parliament. Those Bills that are... continue
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Major reforms to railways legislation made it onto the statute book last week as the Government pushed through its legislative programme before the... continue
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Local authorities and business leaders have voiced their opposition to the Scottish Executive's plan to extend Strategic Environmental Assessment to... continue
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Dumfries and Galloway Council will be able to set up its own statutory regional transport partnerships independent of its neighbours following a... continue
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The UK is currently just about on target to achieve its commitment under the 1997 Kyoto Protocol agreement to reduce its emissions of a basket of six... continue
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Plans to build the £9.7bn East-West Crossrail scheme across London suffered a setback this week with the news that passenger and freight... continue
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In brief
The Scottish Executive has appointed Network Rail as the project promoter for re-opening the Airdrie to Bathgate railway line which will improve... continue
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Reforms to road safety, school transport and aviation legislation, and powers to build Crossrail and give the Welsh Assembly Government more... continue
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Media monitor
The re-publication of the Government's Road Safety Bill, a piece of legislation that failed to make it into law before the last General Election,... continue
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