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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Cardiff City Region board has called on the Welsh Government to clarify councils’ roles in delivering transport improvements for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Transport featured prominently at last week’s board meeting of the Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership. Members discussed plans to create a... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Peter Headicar, Oxford Brookes University
Fifty years ago many cities in the UK were embarking on new-style ‘land use/transport studies’ prompted by the publication of the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has approved a 1.5% (£3m) reduction in the transport levy paid by district councils in 2015/16, to... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Transport for Greater Manchester’s proposal to take over the management of rail stations in the conurbation looks at first glance to have... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Over the past decade the gap between London and other UK cities has grown, underlining the need to devolve powers over transport and other economic... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
More details have emerged of the  transport strategy work being undertaken by new body Transport for the North (TfN). Eight workstreams are... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has issued guidance to England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships on preparing assurance... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The government is working with local authorities in the North of England on a transport strategy, including options, costs and a delivery timetable... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The seven district councils in the West Midlands conurbation are to prepare a joint transport plan, which could provide a framework for the new... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The North East Combined Authority has appointed Tobyn Hughes as  managing director for transport operations for the North East of England, a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A patchwork of local transport plans in South East Wales will replace the regional transport plan drawn up by the now defunct South East Wales... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE REPORT advocating an ‘HS3’ high-speed rail network in the north of England (p3) was given a huge amount of coverage in the media... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The Scottish Referendum was an exciting affair. I was in Dundee during those heady days prior to the vote, in the place that became known as... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Yes, we know we wrote about the potential for devolution of transport-related powers to English regions in the aftermath of the Scottish referendum... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local authorities in the East Midlands are drawing up plans to establish combined authorities to oversee transport and economic... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The One North transport plan for a 125mph east-west railway (LTT 8 Aug) was strongly criticised in The Guardian on 6 August. “As a proud... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
A new 125mph railway linking the north of England’s five conurbations forms the centrepiece of a transport strategy proposed by the city... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The nation’s infatuation with big infrastructure projects has taken two more steps forward in the last ten days with publication of hugely... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
James Lewis, chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority transport committee, has been elected chair of the City Regions transport special... continue
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