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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
City regions mulling how to make the case for "big devolution deals" over August have been advised to be ambitious and go for fiscal powers by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Delivering the Welsh Government’s planned upgrading of public transport in south-east Wales will require at least 50 permanent staff, the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities on the south coast are discussing plans for a combined authority to oversee transport and economic development. Hampshire,... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Highways and transport staff in Greater Manchester district councils are to be consulted on plans to move to a shared services model for a range of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Campaign group the Alliance of British Drivers has accused charity 20’s Plenty for Us of “hot air of the worst kind” for suggesting... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bristol City Council’s Labour group has voiced opposition to the idea of an elected mayor covering the four unitary authorities of Bristol,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Chancellor signalled the possibility of big cuts to revenue spending by central and local government as he launched the spending review.... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
In early July The Manchester Evening News launched an online petition to, in the paper’s words, “get the Manchester-Leeds rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT is in line for a 40% cut in its budget within four years - something the Treasury says can be achieved whilst prioritising transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The seven metropolitan districts in the West Midlands have published a statement of intent to form a combined authority (CA) overseeing transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has launched a low emission vehicle good practice guide for local authorities.  Low emission vehicle... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Two pairs of South London boroughs are drawing up plans to create shared services for highways and transport activities, in an effort to improve... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
‘Capital rich, revenue poor’  is an increasingly apt description of the transport funding situation councils in England find... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The possibility of a huge West Midlands combined authority (CA) holding transport powers across the conurbation, Warwickshire and some parts of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is to establish a single panel of experts to assess if areas of the country with city deal infrastructure funds deserve continued... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Lancashire County Council has appointed consultant Mott MacDonald to prepare a masterplan for Preston, taking account of  HS2 and Network... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Richard Lawrence has left his post as programme director, Centro, to join Northampton Borough Council as head of economic development and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Welsh Government has extended until November the appointments of the Cardiff and Swansea city region board members, whose initial term expired... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authority enforcement of the rules applying to yellow box junctions in Cardiff has suffered another delay because of technical issues with... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
You report Oxfordshire County Council criticising new housing developments for not providing enough room for buses (“Street design in new... continue
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