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Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Consultant KPMG has conducted further work into the economic benefits of HS2 but the new findings have failed to satisfy one of the consultant’s fiercest critics
Government company HS2 Ltd published research last year by consultant KPMG, which concluded that building the London-West Midlands-Manchester/Leeds... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Two influential transport industry figures have voiced scepticism about councils taking on bus Quality Contract powers. Sir Peter Hendy,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT is setting up a £25m fund to provide minibuses for community transport operators in rural and isolated areas of England. The scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Operators of tendered bus routes in Essex will be incentivised to boost passenger numbers by  retaining fare revenues under a revamp to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
Fifty per cent of all English bus journeys are made in London even though it has only about 15 per cent of the population. It is therefore not... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
Leaders of England’s biggest city regions joined forces this month to call for a fundamental change to how major transport investments in urban... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Government has appointed active travel charity Sustrans to help local authorities meet their duties under the Active Travel (Wales) Act... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has adjusted data in the calculator used by England’s travel concession authorities (TCAs) for working out concessionary fares... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Birmingham City Council has approved plans for signed-only 20mph limits on residential streets and in local centres in a large part of the south of... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
“Rail, road and bus spending is the way to bridge the north-south divide,” The Observer suggested on 23 November. “While London... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ian Davey
As a densely-populated city between the sea and the South Downs National Park, Brighton & Hove has always faced transport challenges. Every year... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Jason Torrance
  Sustainable local travel in England faces a challenge. Policy makers make positive noises about the value of walking and cycling for local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
London and regional city leaders have united to urge an end to "centralised decision-making" which means that "transport decisions are evaluated... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“Big transport infrastructure projects tend to follow the same narrative as an episode of Grand Designs,” The Guardian reported on 3... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bristol City Council has drawn up proposals to manage a £9m escalation in the costs of the city’s first MetroBus bus rapid transit... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
THE DFT is consulting on plans for allocating the £976m annual road maintenance budget to England’s local authorities outside London over... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities and local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) in England are waiting to discover if the Chancellor will award further Local Growth Fund... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Network rail may have to cut back or delay major enhancements because the current programme is unaffordable.  The DfT and NR are conducting a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Hampshire County Council has highlighted the challenges of delivering the big programme of transport improvements planned for the area. “There... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The bus industry is pressing the Government to retain Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) in England. Industry lobby group Greener Journeys has... continue
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