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Local Transport Today
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Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council are exploring the idea of setting up a combined authority to oversee transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
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Almost half of England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships are too small to engage effectively in transport planning, according to a think-tank... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Welsh Government is shaking up arrangements for local transport planning following transport minister Edwina Hart’s decision to scrap the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Perth and Kinross Council is to impose developer contributions on new development to help fund a £109m (2013 prices) package of transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Transport Today
When the colour of the Government changes, a major shake-up of local government can sometimes follow. That’s what happened in 2010 when the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Merseytravel chief executive David Brown has been named lead officer for transport for the new Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, which covers... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Transport Today
The dispute between the UK and Welsh governments over who agreed to pay for the Welsh Valley lines electrification programme, first announced in 2012... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Local authorities in West Yorkshire are developing a new mechanism for funding their £1bn West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund after the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Stuart Baker has been appointed head of local growth at the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership. He was manager of Transport for South Hampshire and... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authorities in the West Midlands plan to establish a new company, West Midlands Rail Ltd, to manage devolved  local rail services.  A... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
History repeats itself, they say, though never exactly and always with some quirk or unexpected feature that can lead the unwary to make fools of... continue
Local Transport Today
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David Frost is stepping down as chair of the Local Enterprise  Partnership Network on 26 March. The LEPs have yet to elect a new cha... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lancashire County Council and Blackburn with Darwen Council have put forward plans for a number of new transport studies in a joint East Lancashire... continue
Local Transport Today
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England’s biggest Local Enterprise Partnership is planning to devolve the lion’s share of its Local Growth Fund allocation to sub-areas.... continue
Local Transport Today
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Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has stripped Wales’ four regional transport consortia of their responsibilities and funding, passing much... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart is reviewing the future of Wales’ four regional transport consortia. An announcement is expected in... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authorities in the South East Local Enterprise Partnership area have submitted a huge list of transport projects to the LEP for inclusion in... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Tom McCabe has been appointed interim director of environment, transport and development at Norfolk County Council, replacing Mike Jackson who leaves... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Have you heard about the plan to toll the A14 across Northamptonshire? Yes, that’s right, Northamptonshire. The DfT’s plan to improve and... continue
Local Transport Today
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A ‘shared service’ delivery team could be set up to deliver transport improvements in South East Wales. The South East Wales Transport... continue
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