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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has developed plans to turn the Highways Agency into a Government-owned company so that the regulator can carry out enforcement activity if... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Cycling charity the CTC has attacked the Government's draft cycling and walking plan as "derisory," because it lacks any firm commitments to provide... continue
Categories: Cycling, England
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency has appointed a joint venture of consultants Arup and URS to conduct  research to identify customer priorities for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
THE MAYOR of London should implement a capital-wide road pricing scheme before a nationwide scheme is imposed on the capital, according to a leading... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The DfT is to work with a number of England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships to try and ensure they successfully deliver their local transport... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Former Cambridgeshire Conservative county councillor Shona Johnstone has been appointed a senior policy adviser for strategic roads investment... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Former Road Haulage Association chief executive Geoff Dunning and RAC Foundation public policy committee member David Leibling have joined Passenger... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has launched a consultation on a national cycling and walking delivery plan with the aim of making cycling and walking "the natural choices... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The minister for local highways Robert Goodwill says the Government will consult on how to allocate £6bn funding for local highway maintenance... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Liberal Democrats have approved a new policy that calls for both decision-making on transport to become "much more local" than it currently is,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
BUS PASSENGER journeys in England increased 2.3% in the year to March 2014 but mileage fell by an estimated 0.3%, according to the latest annual bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
On?25 September the Active Travel Act came into effect in Wales. The Act makes it a legal requirement for local authorities in Wales to map and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
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Lee Baker
The transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has attacked Labour for failing to invest when it was in power, and for threatening to derail private... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
UKIP used its conference to both set out how scrapping HS2 would allow it to prioritise "our woefully under-funded conventional railways," and to vow... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The influential Commons public accounts committee says the DfT has made it "difficult for highways authorities to maintain roads cost-effectively"... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Shadow transport secretary Mary Creagh has said that rising rail fares will help it win seats, whilst promising the biggest reforms to the railways... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
THE HIGHWAYS Agency and coach operator National Express, have reached an agreement to work together to improve the customer experience for users of... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has confounded widespread media speculation that regulated rail fares would rise by 3.5% from January 2015... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Local Government Association issues a call today to scrap the ringfencing of transport budgets that separates road improvement and maintenance... continue
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