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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Anti-HS2 campaigners today have their request to take their legal fight against the project to the Supreme Court granted after the Court of Appeal... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Anti-HS2 campaigners today have their request to take their legal fight against the project to the Supreme Court granted after the Court of Appeal... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local highways teams have been using gritters to treat roads with rock dust in a bid to prevent road surfaces from melting. As parts of Britain... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT has defended its national transport model as “robust” despite failing to predict an eight per cent fall in traffic in London in... continue
Categories: Car use, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT today dismisses the peak car theory and claims that even in the worst-case economic scenario for the economy traffic will grow by a quarter... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ministers are claiming that giving the Highways Agency the freedom and funding certainty enjoyed by Network Rail will save £600m over eight... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is to provide detailed guidance on the economic benefits of investing in road maintenance next year. The DfT guidance, recommended by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Passenger Transport Executives in England could be given powers to provide passenger rail services beyond the current limit of 25 miles of their... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Local government transport officers this week expressed concern that the Government’s decision to channel £1.1bn of local transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is to press ahead with devolving Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) for tendered services in England to local authorities, with the funding... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Foster
Local authorities and bus operators appear to have given a lukewarm response to the DfT’s new Better Bus Areas funding competition, with some... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The first attempt to apply cost-benefit analysis to England’s concessionary travel scheme has concluded that the benefits of free travel to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport minister Norman Baker this week pledged to ensure that Local Sustainable Transport Fund cash is spent on environmental transport projects... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Norman Baker, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Transport, Great Minster House, London SW1P
I am writing to clarify the position with the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) following the spending round announcements made by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Funding for sustainable transport projects will continue after March 2015, the minister for local transport Norman Baker claims today. Baker is to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Giving councils control over the way money is spent on subsidised bus routes will improve services and provide better value, local transport minister... continue
Local Transport Today
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MPs have warned that franchising delays could put the squeeze on budgets that rely on £3.5bn savings in the cost of running the railways being... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Patrick McDonnell
Language students and overseas visitors to Cambridge are being issued with cycle safety leaflets to help them understand UK traffic rules and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The House of Commons will today have the opportunity to to raise questions about transport officials' bonuses and possible rail refranchising delays... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg wants the £2bn Single Local Growth Fund into which more than £1bn of transport funds have been placed to... continue
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