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Local Transport Today
In brief
Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has approved nine local transport plans prepared by local authorities. The plans cover: Bridgend; Cardiff; Mid... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Wales was this week promised increased devolved powers over transport, including over bus service registrations and the setting of speed limits. The... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Trevor Collett, technical director (highways asset management) of Mouchel, has been elected president of the Local Government Technical Advisers... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Car traffic in Great Britain last year increased by the largest amount since 2002, by 1.9% to 244.5 billion vehicle miles, according to the DfT. All... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Gwynedd Council in North Wales has turned down a loan offer from a Government body to replace over 10,000 streetlights with LED (light emitting... continue
Categories: Road safety, Wales
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cardiff city region needs a transport authority to exploit the proposed city deal with Government and other funding, academics told the Welsh... 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
In brief
A rail station serving Ebbw Vale town in South Wales opens this weekend. The station is part of an £11.5m Welsh Government-funded programme to... 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
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The British Parking Association (BPA) is arguing that there is a need to end the current situation where there are two trade bodies for the private... continue
Parking Review
Cover Story
Michael Robinson
The current parking adjudication service is probably no longer fit for purpose. The cause of the problem, ironically, lies in a desire to promote a... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
The Welsh Government is to investigate the high rejection rate of Blue Badge applications by Swansea City Council.  Figures obtained by Lib Dem... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Deniz Huseyin
A 10-minute grace period for parking overstays may have become law in England, but both the Welsh and Scottish governments stress they have no plans... 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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Over the last year road maintenance budgets increased and 33% more potholes were filled, according to a survey published today. But there has been no... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has begun negotiations with the City of Cardiff Council about a city deal for the region, which could lead to substantial extra... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Network Rail has conceded that passenger trains should share the relief lines east of Cardiff with freight, opening the door to additional stations... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Plans to give North Wales its first regular rail service to Manchester Airport have been blocked at the eleventh hour, to preserve capacity for... continue
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