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Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport planners want more investment in walking, cycling and local rail but the vast majority oppose expansion of the trunk road network,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government has announced a fifth round of its Green Bus Fund, which will be worth £4.75m and is expected to secure 40-45 new low... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
MPs have urged Government to urgently open up contracts to public scrutiny so that taxpayers can get a better deal. The Commons Public Accounts... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Sweeping reforms to the local transport policy agenda in England will be introduced if Labour wins the next General Election, shadow transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tony Russell, Transport engineering manager, Sustrans, Bristol BS1
The Mayor of London’s letter to Patrick McLoughlin highlights some of the opportunities the DfT now has to encourage early on-highway pilots... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Capita has been selected as preferred bidder to enter into a joint venture with the London Borough of Barnet to deliver the whole of the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Local Government Association has warned the Chancellor against announcing further significant cuts in his spending review next month. The LGA... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The European Commission has no plans to investigate if the Welsh Government’s bus subsidy reforms contravene state aid rules. From this week... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Chancellor in his Budget today announced a 1% cut in DfT revenue spending for the next two years and £3bn extra capital spending for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme has launched a new standard contract as part of its aim to achieve 15-20% efficiency savings. The HMEP... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local highway authorities are to be urged to overcome “inertia” and secure the investment needed to set up shared services to deliver the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Suffolk County Council has re-opened its procurement for its £500m new highway maintenance contract. Suffolk County Council said it "has... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport officers from all the emerging Local Transport Bodies in England are being invited to attend a meeting in Birmingham on 18th January to... continue
Local Transport Today
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Atkins' shares increased in value by 11.29% today after it announced its results for the six months to September showing a 9% growth in profits and a... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Following the success of travel plans in tackling access problems at other locations, a pilot of Station Travel Plans (STPs) was set up in 2008. This... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Local Transport Today
Feature
Yaron Hollander
The economy of South Yorkshire and the Sheffield City Region is undergoing a major transformation. The creation of new jobs, improvement of skills... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Dave Newton
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and the area’s 10 local authorities received £32.46m through the LSTF process, and has locally... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Jennie Maybury & Rasita Chudasama
For over 10 years Nottingham has been working towards achieving one shared objective: providing a high quality, integrated, attractive and affordable... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Mark Strong
For many people, one of the biggest barriers to cycling is working out how to get to places using a route that fits their needs. Some have the... continue
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