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Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in Tyne and Wear plan to employ local people rather than consultants to deliver many of the sustainable travel city measures if the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has asked the South West of England to rethink some of its Regional Funding Allocation advice and, in particular, the decision to push some... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
England’s regions must give more priority to cutting CO2 emissions when setting transport investment priorities, the DfT has said. The message... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has told England’s regions to prepare for transport expenditure cuts, saying there could be “substantially less” funding... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
As the feature on pages 10-11 of this issue indicates, everyone involved in the development of Delivering a Sustainable Transport System, at the... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
East            Regional resilience and strategy development; Transport options for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
In March the eight English regions were given three months by the DfT to put together a list of studies that they thought would be of use to help... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Phil Sulley, (Former assistant chief executive of Greater Manchester Council with responsibility for transport), Helston, Cornwall
It is of interest to note the view in Manchester that it would make sense to have a conurbation-wide body that would not only cover public transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Wales’ four regional transport consortia of local authorities want to operate three-year rolling capital programmes to avoid overspends hitting... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new regional transport model could be commissioned for the south-east of Scotland. SEStran, the regional transport partnership, says the model... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A review of transport governance in the West Midlands conurbation is to be commissioned by the seven metropolitan districts and the Integrated... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The East of England Development Agency has commissioned consultant Atkins and the University of Aberdeen to advise on carbon dioxide emission... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Work has begun on the Manchester Metrolink tram extension between Droylsden and Ashton – one of the schemes being funded by the Greater... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
Independent consultant Denvil Coombe has recently completed an as yet unpublished study for the DfT on the models that the English regions have at... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport is investigating new ways to reduce costs ahead of anticipated public spending cuts. The partnership currently... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Much of Strathclyde’s suburban rail network could be converted to light rail operation under ambitious plans unveiled by Strathclyde... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority could be abolished as part of a shake-up  to transport governance in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
East of England politics promoted Norwich’s road scheme in RFA Malcolm Heymer’s assertion that a Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NNDR)... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership (HITRANS) has commissioned consultant Atkins to review the delivery of transport services in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
South Yorkshire PTE has voiced concern about how preparation of Local Transport Plan 3 will integrate with the regional and national corridor studies... continue
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