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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
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The West of England joint transport board has approved plans to restore rail passenger services to a freight-only line north of the city. But many... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Nexus’s pioneering plans for a bus Quality Contract Scheme covering Tyne and Wear have been considered by the Quality Contract Scheme (QCS)... 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
Secondary stories
The Welsh Government’s new transport company will be modelled on Transport for London, Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has confirmed. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Devon County Council has reported a huge rise in the cost of building a new railway station on the Exeter-Newton Abbot line at Marsh... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The community rail movement has been around for well over 20 years now and is a concept embraced by government, the railway industry and local... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
It is now nearly 20 years since the Transport Planning Society was established as a self-contained body for the profession. It’s in some ways... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Lee Baker
The Future Highways 2015 conference was, despite an opening address emphasising that “austerity is here to stay,” surprisingly upbeat and... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
‘Capital rich, revenue poor’  is an increasingly apt description of the transport funding situation councils in England find... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The possibility of a huge West Midlands combined authority (CA) holding transport powers across the conurbation, Warwickshire and some parts of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Northern Ireland’s transport department is in the midst of a funding crisis. Transport minister Danny Kennedy said his Department for Regional... 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
In brief
Councils and local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) are considering commissioning a study into improving transport links between central Lancashire and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Political leaders in the West Midlands conurbation have endorsed a proposed £1.6bn package of public transport improvements, which they say... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Rhodri Clark
Passenger journeys on Welsh buses reached a record low in 2013/14, according to industry body CPT Cymru.  The long-term decline in bus patronage... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Edwina Hart, Wales’ minister for economy, science and transport, has announced that she will step down at next year’s Welsh Assembly... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is to establish a single panel of experts to assess if areas of the country with city deal infrastructure funds deserve continued... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Major rail enhancements across the country could be postponed or scrapped altogether in a review of Network Rail’s troubled investment... 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
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