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Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rhodri Clark
The proposed new section of the M4 around Newport is on a par with HS2, when the costs are compared with the population or transport budgets of Wales... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
The idea that ‘place’ should be an influence on the work of anyone involved in the design of streets has been reasonably common... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Patrick McLoughlin keeps his job as transport secretary in a continuity reshuffle from David Cameron. The move means that McLoughlin will likely be... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Norfolk County Council wants to trial lower speed limits across rural roads in the north-west of the county, in an effort to cut accidents. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Political leaders in West Yorkshire have expressed disappointment about the content of the devolution deal for the area struck with the Government... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership has asked us to point out that all papers for its meetings are available to the public via its... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has lost responsibility for off-street car parking policy in England, with the function being transferred to the Department for Communities... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Office of Rail and Road – the new name of the Office of Rail Regulation – is consulting on how it plans to monitor the performance of... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government has dropped proposals to ban local authorities in England from using maximum parking standards to limit the volume of parking in new... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT is retaining control of the approval process for about 30 of the biggest local transport major projects in England, in a U-turn from previous... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Government grant to encourage public transport and active travel use should offer local authorities a mix of revenue and capital grant in order to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has set up a cycle proofing working group to advise public bodies across the UK on ensuring that the built environment is safe,... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
TRL’s 175-page report on roads policing for Thames Valley and Hampshire Police (‘Safety cameras are effective, safety researchers tell... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
Steve Melia asserts that the last Labour Government’s maximum parking standards were flawed because parking in areas surrounding a new... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Matthew Ford, Roads campaigner, Campaign to Protect Rural England, London SE1
I recently attended the launch of Highways England and was surprised to hear so much talk of increasing road capacity in order to relieve congestion.... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Gordon Stokes, University of Oxford
I find it interesting that many words in the English language can have different meanings, depending on their context. ‘Professional’ and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Road traffic volumes in England are forecast to grow by between 19 and 55% between 2010 and 2040, according to the DfT’s new national road... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
After describing Eric Pickles, the secretary of state for communities and local government, as “politically astute”, an editorial in The... continue
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