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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The London Mayor has set out the investment he thinks is needed in transport infrastructure up to 2050, including a tolled new inner ring road and... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
Your article on the vision for the North’s railways (‘Same but different? Councils and DfT set visions for North’s railways’... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has agreed the release of £29.2m towards North Yorkshire County Council’s £34.2m A684 Bedale, Aiskew and Leeming Bar... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Highways Agency has re-started design work for a new junction on the M20 near Ashford to ease congestion and open up development... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has put off a  decision on where to locate a new Lower Thames Crossing until 2016 and asked the Highways... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has given the green light for an M4 relief road round the south of Newport, which is expected to cost more than... continue
Categories: Road building, Wales
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Former Heathrow Airport chief executive Colin Matthews has been appointed chairman of the Highways Agency, which is about to be transformed into a... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has awarded Balfour Beatty a £35m design and build contract to improve a 2.5-mile section of the A21 between Tonbridge and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
Just in case anybody was in any doubt, the era of ‘big data’ is most definitely here, and here to stay. “Eighteen months ago a lot... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Norfolk public is being misled into believing that a major new road round the north of the city will improve travel conditions, according to a... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Ministers this week gave the go-ahead to hundreds of local transport schemes across England in growth deals struck with Local Enterprise... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has explained how the new long-term planning framework for England’s strategic road network will operate after the Highways Agency... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Consultants Arup and URS have won a £1m contract from the DfT to provide technical advice and support for the development of the roads reform... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Bulpitt, Loose, Maidstone, Kent ME15
Oh dear, he is at it again! I have no problems with Paul Withrington expressing his concerns about the various transport issues he chooses to write... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
One of the least remarked aspects of the consultations about Government plans to convert the Highways Agency into a company, is promise of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has challenged the engineering sector to prepare to deliver a £24bn roads investment programme as he... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Around half of the agreed £6bn Local Growth Deals will be spent on new local transport schemes, which... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE ANNOUNCEMENT by chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne of tentative plans for a high-speed rail link between several cities in the north of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities are backing plans for a rail freight interchange close to East Midlands Airport in Leicestershire.  Roxhill Development... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Anti-road protesters could hamper the achievement of efficiencies from the Government’s road reforms in England, the DfT has... continue
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