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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Phil Sulley, Yalding, Kent ME18
With reference to the article in the 3 April issue saying that the London Borough of Newham intends to turn the Stratford gryatory road system into a... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Adrian Davis, University of the West of England
One of the central offers from public health professionals as they re-joined local government in April 2013 was our proficiency in evidence-based... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Midlands Highway Alliance has awarded AECOM and its supply partner Waterman a new contract to deliver multi-disciplinary design... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Local Government Association is calling on the Government to not stop at devolution for cities but to offer all areas greater powers over buses... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor is under pressure from business leaders to protect transport infrastructure in his summer Budget to set out how he will eliminate the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The prime Minister, David Cameron, this week signalled continuity for transport policy in England with the re-appointment of most of the DfT’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new road in Anglesey’s county town has been awarded £1.9m from the Welsh Government’s Local Transport Fund.  Construction of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A Swansea street that has been criticised for its safety record saw accident rates almost halve after it was remodelled in 2006-07, newly released... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
An Atkins/AECOM joint venture has been appointed by Highways England to conduct one-year-after-opening evaluations of the pinch points programme of... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Cornwall Council is teaming up with Nottinghamshire County Council to create a joint venture company for the delivery of highway services in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rhodri Clark
The proposed new section of the M4 around Newport is on a par with HS2, when the costs are compared with the population or transport budgets of Wales... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Engineers and manufacturers have warned of uncertainty for infrastructure if the General Election produces an indecisive result. The Institution of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Construction output fell for the second quarter, declining to pre-2014 levels and contributing to a slowing of overall economic growth, according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Labour's shadow transport secretary has revealed that the party would use some of the funds freed up by delaying two major road schemes for pothole... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Conservatives today pledge to increase capital spending in line with the growth in national income, at the same time as eliminating the budget... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Green Party today offers to help Labour make cuts - to the road-building programme and to High Speed 2. The party wants extra spending on local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Labour today unveils its election manifesto, as its shadow chancellor Ed Balls took to the airwaves to attack Conservative plans to deliver a surplus... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Ten options for upgrading east-west rail links across the north of England, each costing at least a billion pounds, have been outlined in a transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Rhodri Clark
The Welsh Government has awarded an initial contract for the controversial M4 Relief Road south of Newport. The award came as the High Court threw... continue
Categories: Road building, Wales
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Plaid Cymru has unveiled its manifesto for the 2015 Westminster elections, vowing to fight for more funds to upgrade Wales' transport system,... continue
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