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Local Transport Today
In brief
An EU-wide road pricing scheme could only be implemented with the support of every member state, the UK Government believes. New EU transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John W E Helm
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin overruled the advice of his most senior civil servant in making the replacement of the ‘Pacer’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport policy in England is too heavily shaped by people who don’t drive cars, according to shadow transport secretary Michael... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Spread betting could be used to challenge official road traffic forecasts under a proposal put forward this week by  a prominent transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The first application of driverless cars could be as replacements for taxis in towns and cities, a former Labour transport minister has... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban & Regional Policy, Birmingham B13
I have received an invitation to a DfT workshop on valuing transport investment, to be held on 13 March. Yet, as the recent progress report on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Hundreds of thousands of motorists may have been illegally penalised for overstaying in parking spaces on private land, such as at supermarket car... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Tamworth, Staffordshire B77
20mph conference: just an echo chamber for supporters The forthcoming Landor Links-organised annual ‘20’s Plenty’ conference in... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
 Was it just bad timing, or were DfT officials trying to make a point? Just days after releasing the exchange of letters between permanent... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Stephen Stradling, Transport Research Institute
Trials are to get underway of running driverless vehicles on UK roads to test the impact on infrastructure, regulation and other road users... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has announced a further £32m of support for electric vehicles to 2020. The funding comprises: £15m to continue the... continue
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Regular news
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The transfer of public health responsibilities from the NHS to local government in England has helped improve collaboration between transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has announced how £114m of funding for cycling infrastructure announced late last year (LTT 28 Nov 14) will be allocated between... continue
Local Transport Today
News
National Express Group has reported a slight fall in revenues in 2014 from £1.89bn (2013) to £1.87bn, but a slight rise in operating... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government and local authorities should do more to encourage the establishment of urban consolidation centres to reduce the number of road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lorries cover just a third of the costs they impose on society, according to a new analysis commissioned by environmental and rail freight... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) have announced the senior leadership of the newly-formed company following WSP’s acquisition of PB last year.... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
An interview with shadow transport secretary Michael Dugher in the New Statesman magazine generated some interest in other media outlets primarily... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
With the General Election a matter of weeks, rather than months, away, media interest in the transport policies of the various parties has noticeably... continue
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