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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has identified a series of road improvements to the A47 in Norfolk that could be added to the Highways Agency’s future road... continue
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Detail
The Scottish Government has selected consultant Jacobs to design the dualling of a 32-mile section of the A9 between the Pass of Birnam and Glen... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Detail
Balfour Beatty has won a £75.7m early contractor involvement design and build contract from the Highways Agency for the A63 Castle Street... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Stephen Russell has joined consultant Mouchel as business unit director for highways in England and Wales. Russell was operations director,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Britain's manufacturers have called for an Infrastructure Authority to address the nation’s long-term transport and... 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
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Detail
Consultant AECOM has won a £35,000 contract from the Highways Agency to conduct qualitative research on new names for the HA, which will become... continue
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Detail
A joint venture of consultants WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff has won a £60,000 contract to “measure and report on the total contribution... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
The Greater London Authority’s new infrastructure plan to 2050 is a perfect illustration of how long-term spatial plans turn incremental annual... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Consultant Arup is facing a new litigation action in Australia over toll road traffic forecasts that have proved optimistic.  Australian... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Bulpitt, Maidstone, Kent ME15
In Paul Withrington’s latest contribution (ibid) he makes an unsubstantiated suggestion that I and others compose our letters, which are... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Edward Gibbins, Alsager ST7
When the Settle-Carlisle line was being considered for closure in 1984, Mr Withrington and the Railway Conversion League were conspicuous by their... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Welsh Government is seeking a consultant to appraise possible improvements in two road corridors in north Wales, the A494/A55 and the A548. The... continue
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Letters to the editor
Norman Bradbury, Deputy director – policy, Railfuture, Worcester Park, Surrey KT4
With regard to issues related to the Settle-Carlisle rail route (Letters LTT 25 Jul), I will not take the bait and explain all over again why Paul... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Mackie, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2
I don’t always agree with Phil Goodwin. I don’t really see what’s wrong with comparing two alternative future states of the world,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency is to relocate its headquarters from Dorking to Guildford in Surrey next March. The agency, which will become a Government-owned... continue
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Main editorial comment
How long does it take to get a new road built in the UK? Most transport experts would answer that question with a comment something along the lines... continue
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Regular news
A new transport plan developed by five cities in northern England and presented to the Chancellor today calls for £15bn of investment to... continue
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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
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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
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