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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The DfT is reviewing if data from in-vehicle GPS, mobile phones, and even mileage data from MOT tests, can be used to produce estimates of road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Plans to introduce the UK’s first bus Quality Contract Scheme in Tyne and Wear were scrutinised by a Quality Contract Scheme board last month.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government is commissioning research into how  developments in road vehicle energy sources could affect carbon dioxide emissions.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Oxford OX1
I’m sure most residents and businesses in the three counties now branding themselves as ‘England’s Economic Heartland’ will... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cambridge City Council wants Cambridgeshire County Council to rethink plans to switch-off streetlights in much of the city at... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
England’s biggest Local Enterprise Partnership is to be broken up.  The South East LEP covers Kent, Medway, East Sussex, Essex, Thurrock... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Chancellor signalled the possibility of big cuts to revenue spending by central and local government as he launched the spending review.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary believes that cost estimates of rail upgrade schemes are unreliable and he put electrification projects on ice to avoid a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT is in line for a 40% cut in its budget within four years - something the Treasury says can be achieved whilst prioritising transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport consultant Fore Consulting is opening an office in Newcastle to complement its office in Leeds. Fore was established in 2011 and now... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor is reportedly set to use his Wednesday Budget to announce measures on infrastructure to boost Britain's poor productivity as shadow... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The City of Edinburgh Council is exploring how to raise funds to extend its tram line into the north of the city.  The city’s first tram... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has raised £46.5m from foreign-registered vehicles in the first year of the HGV road user levy – more than twice the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Highways England has commissioned a series of projects to inform the management and development of England’s strategic road network. Contract... continue
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Detail
Transport for London has awarded market research firm TNS a £5.4m four-year contract to conduct the London travel demand survey (LTDS).... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Ford is testing its new GoDrive car sharing scheme in London. The company is inviting 2,000 people to register for free for the service in central... continue
Local Transport Today
News
WYG, the programme, project management and technical consultancy, has purchased transport and infrastructure consultancy FMW. FMW employs 17 staff... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Researchers are exploring the feasibility of delivering goods to town centre shops using underground pipelines.  Northamptonshire firm Mole... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Passenger numbers and revenue on light rail systems in Birmingham, Sheffield and Blackpool all fell last year (2014/15), according to figures... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
On 24 May The Guardian’s political correspondent, Juliette Jowit, was strongly critical of what she deemed to be the Treasury’s excessive... continue
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