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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John W E Helm
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin overruled the advice of his most senior civil servant in making the replacement of the ‘Pacer’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport policy in England is too heavily shaped by people who don’t drive cars, according to shadow transport secretary Michael... continue
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Secondary stories
Spread betting could be used to challenge official road traffic forecasts under a proposal put forward this week by  a prominent transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
Regarding the London Borough of Hounslow’s plans to convert the Brentford goods branch to passenger use (‘DLR-style connection for West... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
In its investigation into smartcard ticketing (‘Pteg gives thumbs-down to bus operators’ smart ticket initiative’ LTT 20 Feb), Pteg... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban & Regional Policy, Birmingham B13
I have received an invitation to a DfT workshop on valuing transport investment, to be held on 13 March. Yet, as the recent progress report on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Francis King, Bath BA2
Malcolm Heymer believes that Westminster City Council should not bring in 20mph speed limits and used a table of road casualties for inner London... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government is being urged to adopt a scenario-based approach to forecasting future travel demand.  In a new report for the Scottish... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Wales & Borders rail franchise is likely to be reduced in size to maintain democratic accountability over predominantly English services... continue
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Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
South-east Scotland’s regional transport partnership, SEStran, has solved a problem that could have undermined the region’s new real-time... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership has retracted claims that two transport investment programmes funded by the Local Growth Fund will... continue
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Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Greater Manchester Combined Authority is to designate 375 miles of the conurbation’s most important local authority roads as a key route... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Dundee City Council is to consult on implementing 20mph limits in the city just months after the council rejected the idea saying lower limits were... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A shopping street in a Leicestershire market town looks set to re-open to through traffic after traders blamed the £1.2m partial... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
HS2 Ltd has presented scaled- down plans for the HS2 station at Euston to community groups. Ministers originally proposed a total rebuild of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport for London, London Councils' and individual boroughs are exploring how expertise can be pooled to deliver the capital’s expanding... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The City of Edinburgh Council has appointed consultant KPMG to conduct a report into the boardroom unrest at Lothian Buses, the Scottish... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Oxfordshire County Council is exploring ways to secure the future of the city’s bike hire scheme after expiry of the DfT’s Local... continue
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