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Local Transport Today
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Yes, we know we wrote about the potential for devolution of transport-related powers to English regions in the aftermath of the Scottish referendum... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Jonathan Spruce
This week, Scotland will decide whether it wants to remain part of the United Kingdom, but are people in the transport profession aware of what the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The chief executives of Leeds and Manchester city councils Tom Riordan and Sir Howard Bernstein will tomorrow discuss the creation of a northern... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has issued an open call to local leaders, businesses and professionals in the transport sector to say what extra... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local government in Wales has called on the Welsh Government to abandon plans for local government reorganisation and to instead establish four... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local authorities in the East Midlands are drawing up plans to establish combined authorities to oversee transport and economic... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Transport Today
As the Scottish independence referendum campaign enters its final stage, there is a growing appetite south of the border for a debate about devolving... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has ordered the preparation of a single transport plan for the area.  At their meeting at the end of May,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local government is being hamstrung in its efforts to invest in new infrastructure because of a "maze of Whitehall bureaucracy" when applying for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A Labour Government would incentivise the setting up of city and county region combined authorities, to take responsibility for transport, working... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Former transport minister Lord Adonis will today recommend encouraging local authorities to group together into combined authorities if they are to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Chancellor George Osborne this week announced plans for a high-speed rail connection between Manchester and Leeds as part of a drive to create a... continue
Local Transport Today
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In his speech about creating a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ this week, Chancellor George Osborne revived the idea of elected mayors in the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has approved new transport governance arrangements for the West Midlands conurbation. The seven district... continue
Local Transport Today
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DfT economists are acting as the core assessors for about a third of Local Enterprise Partnership strategic economic plans (SEPs), which will... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council are exploring the idea of setting up a combined authority to oversee transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Almost half of England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships are too small to engage effectively in transport planning, according to a think-tank... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The City of York Council will be able to join the West Yorkshire Combined Authority under proposed legislative reforms published for consultation by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Almost half of England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships cover too small an area to effectively engage in transport and economic planning,... continue
Local Transport Today
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“A collective sigh of relief was breathed when further Tube strikes were postponed,” The Guardian wrote on 12 May. “It’s been... continue
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