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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE DAVIES Commission’s latest missive on the possibilities for the expansion of airport capacity in the South-East of England generated a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
All three shortlisted options for expanding London’s airport capacity will cost more than their promoters claim, according to the Airports... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Airports Commission today publishes its assessment of proposals for additional runway capacity at Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The detailed continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A MAJOR extension to the Metrolink network in Greater Manchester will go live next month with the opening of the  route to Manchester Airport... continue
Local Transport Today
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Liberal Democrat members have overruled their leadership by voting to retain the party’s blanket opposition to airport expansion in the South... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Heathrow Airport Holdings has announced the sale of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports in a £1bn deal. The airports have been sold to a... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The Alliance of British Drivers has just named Bristol City Council the ‘Worst council for drivers and mobility choice’, citing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment extra
Lee Baker
Over the summer, Britain's manufacturers called for the politics to be taken out of transport planning, to end what they see as decades of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Lib Dem conference has backed a new policy for a zero carbon Britain by 2050, including banning all cars that are not ultra-low carbon from UK... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Chancellor George Osborne has implored Conservative members, and voters, to "choose the future," by backing transport infrastructure projects... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
A WAR of words broke out in the media after the Government’s Airports Commission formally rejected plans for a new hub airport in the Thames... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Boris Johnson this week vowed to keep fighting for a new hub airport in the Thames Estuary after the Government’s Airports Commission rejected... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Michelle Thurgood has left Birmingham Airport, where she was a transport planning specialist, to become a senior manager for external affairs with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government's Airports Commission today announces that it will not add a proposal for a new airport on the Thames estuary to a shortlist of... continue
Local Transport Today
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The architects promoting a new hub airport on the Isle of Grain have criticised the Airport Commission’s conclusions on costs and surface... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Thousands of west London residents would have their respite from aircraft noise reduced if a third runway at Heathrow is built, according to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Thanet District Council in Kent is testing the market to see if investors are interested in forming a partnership to re-open Manston Airport, which... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
 As the ‘driverless’ car seems to move ever-closer to making an appearance on Britain’s roads, an interesting question has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Britain's manufacturers have called for an Infrastructure Authority to address the nation’s long-term transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
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Heathrow Airport is consulting on compensation arrangements for local people in the event that construction of a third runway at the airport goes... continue
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