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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Major capacity enhancements to two of the most congested parts of England’s strategic road network (SRN) are to be explored in a new wave of... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
A tunnel could be built in the Cotswolds Area on the Outstanding Natural Beauty near Gloucester to eliminate a bottleneck on the A417. The Swindon to... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Six new studies will address big challenges on sections of the strategic road network, with the findings expected to inform the second Road... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Significant traffic growth on England’s strategic road network (SRN) is forecast under all of the scenarios presented in the Road Investment... continue
Local Transport Today
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A major upgrade to the A5036 Princess Way, the dual carriageway connecting the port of Liverpool with the  M57/M58, is promised in the first... continue
Local Transport Today
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A big programme of improvements to the A12 between the M25 and Ipswich is proposed for the next ten years.  In the first five-year RIS?period,... continue
Local Transport Today
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England’s biggest cities will be linked by a continuous network of smart motorways within ten years, with permanent hard shoulder running and... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Highways England will not be set a target to reduce delays but will be required to report on average delay, measured by time lost per vehicle per... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The ‘news’ contained in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement that £15bn is to spent on upgrading the nation’s road network... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Key figures in the Government’s road reforms discussed progress at last week’s LTT-sponsored ‘Representing the road user’... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Highways England is to invest in two local authority road schemes that will deliver benefits for local roads and the strategic road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
The Government has identified £3.5bn of schemes from the six road feasibility studies that were set up to examine long-standing problems on the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has welcomed plans for a package of transport improvements on the east side of Bath including a possible rail-based park-and-ride... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Ministers announced last week that Highways England will be the name of the new Government company that takes over the running of the strategic road... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The Highways Agency has appointed a Mott MacDonald/Grontmij joint venture to undertake preliminary design for improvement works around junction 10 of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Michael Dugher has used one of his first interviews since becoming shadow transport secretary to emphasise his pro-road views.   “Most... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
I start with apologies to anyone anticipating a piece entitled ‘Nothing works without walking’. I promised this last month, but this will... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Essex County Council is pledging £5m towards design and consultation work on dualling the A120 trunk road between Marks Tey and Braintree.... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Construction work is currently underway at the DfT and the poor reception staff are shivering away in the drafty temporary arrangements. But, as our... continue
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Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Roads play a vital part in the functioning of modern economies and so investing in them is as important as providing services such as electricity,... continue
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