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Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The future management of the Severn crossings will be reviewed by the DfT, Highways England and the Welsh Government. The current concessionaire is... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Comments by UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage on road congestion made the front page of the Metro newspaper on 8 December. “Nigel... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The City & County of Swansea and its eastern neighbour, Neath Port Talbot, want the Welsh Government to undertake a major remapping of local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A cable-operated ‘mechanical link’ on a hillside at Ebbw Vale is on course to open in March, after the passenger vehicle was placed onto... continue
Categories: Railways, Wales
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Gwynedd Council is facing claims for about £6m of additional payments from a contractor after a bridge project suffered multiple setbacks. Pont... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Government is setting up a company to provide  expertise on three high-profile public transport projects, and has hinted that it could... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Consultation is underway on a new joint local transport plan for Mid-Wales, covering Ceredigion, Powys and part of Gwynedd (the other part of the... continue
Categories: LTP, Wales
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Welsh Government is to commission a multi-modal transport model for the Cardiff city region. Transport minister Edwina Hart said the model would... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The speed limit for lorries on dual carriageways in England and Wales will be raised from 50 to 60mph from the 6 April 2015, the DfT has confirmed.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Welsh Government will use its new devolved powers over the Wales and Borders rail franchise to establish a not-for-profit company to run... continue
Categories: Railways, Wales
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Two South Wales councils are proposing a voluntary merger on a different model to that proposed by the Welsh Government.  The Welsh Government... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
The Prime Minister has announced a £230m UK contribution towards the electrification of railways in south Wales.  The deal struck with the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Plans to convert the single track Cardiff Queen Street-Cardiff Bay branch line to tram operation features in Cardiff Council’s new draft local... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Sunderland City Council is examining whether its place-based services, including highways and transport, could be delivered as a social... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Government has appointed active travel charity Sustrans to help local authorities meet their duties under the Active Travel (Wales) Act... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Electrified railways, metro-style services, and not-for-profit public transport business models are some of the changes likely to occur in how... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
John Lamb has joined Newport City Council as head of streetscene and city services, in an interim capacity. Lamb was Buckinghamshire County... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councils in Wales face a 4.3% cut in funding from the Welsh Government in 2015/16. The figure includes an average 3.4% cut to councils’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A patchwork of local transport plans in South East Wales will replace the regional transport plan drawn up by the now defunct South East Wales... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Blaenau Gwent and Torfaen councils in South East Wales are in talks about a possible voluntary merger. The Welsh Government wants to reduce the... continue
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