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Local Transport Today
In brief
Council staff at the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham will have to pay for their parking under a new council policy that is predicted to raise... continue
Local Transport Today
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Tolls for lorries using the Tyne Tunnels are set to more than double over the next three years under plans approved by Tyne and Wear Integrated... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is reconsidering how to reduce road fuel costs in peripheral parts of the UK after petrol retailers threatened to boycott the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London has begun consulting on a proposed lane rental scheme, with the aim of having it up and running next spring. TfL’s scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The DfT is inviting two areas of England to pilot lane rental powers to cut traffic disruption caused by streetworks. One urban and one... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Wiltshire Council aims to boost local retailers by devising a car park redemption scheme whereby motorists will receive a discount on their parking... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The European Commission is consulting on whether road user charging should replace existing taxes and charges paid by lorries. The consultation on... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
George Kieffer - Interim chair, South East Local Enterprise Partnership (covering Essex, Kent, East Sussex, Thurrock, Medway and Southend)
Suspending the tolls at times of severe congestion is one of the carrots being dangled by the Government as part of its consultation on increasing... continue
Local Transport Today
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Nottingham City Council has revealed details of the revised funding arrangements for the Nottingham Express Transit (NET) tram scheme extensions.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andy Carr - Senior associate, Traffic Design Group, Christchurch, New Zealand
I noted with interest that, at the recent ITS annual conference, Philip Barton said data from vehicle satnav systems might ultimately replace more... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The contents of the latest report from the House of Commons’ Environmental Audit Committee received significant media coverage in early July,... continue
Local Transport Today
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A committee of MPs has urged the Government to ringfence a proportion of fuel duty revenues for low carbon transport. The House of Commons... continue
Local Transport Today
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A motoring organisation has criticised the Government’s policy for suspending the Dartford Crossing tolls at times of severe congestion after... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Over the years LTT  has become familiar with the different media protocols that local authorities around the country deploy. Many are more than... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A coalition of regional airports has called on the Government to scrap air passenger duty and replace it with a charge on plane tickets from the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
EU MEMBER states will be able to charge lorries for air pollution and noise costs under reforms to the 1999 Eurovignette directive that have been... continue
Local Transport Today
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Roads minister Mike Penning this week launched a consultation on increasing charges for using the Dartford-Thurrock river crossing that carries M25... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The perennially controversial subject of road traffic congestion made several significant appearances in the media in early June. On June 3, for... continue
Local Transport Today
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One of the Government’s advisers on abolishing transport ‘red tape’ has urged ministers to repeal the workplace parking levy... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Consultant AECOM could face legal action in Australia over inaccurate traffic forecasts for a toll road. Lawyers and litigation funders are trying to... continue
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