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Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Scottish councils should be given the power to introduce a standard charge to help fund transport and other infrastructure associated with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Edinburgh are expected to give the go-ahead next week for restrictions on vehicle access to streets near six primary schools.  If... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is understood to be planning stakeholder roadshows around England next month to discuss the contents of the promised Buses Bill.The... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Adrian Grant, Managing director, The TAS Partnership, Preston PR1
I write in response to Jonathan Bray’s letter published in LTT on 7 August. The letter presents a completely distorted picture of our Lessons... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cardiff City Council is hoping to use its enforcement powers for moving traffic offences by the start of September, following months of delays in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The Times made a bit of a muddle of its reporting that the Office of Rail and Road has approved Great North Western Railways’ application to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The City of Edinburgh Council is budgeting for £2m of costs associated with the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry, but will not fund legal representation... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Kent County Council is to consult on scrapping, amending, or retaining its policy of switching off street lights in residential streets, which has... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Manston Airport in Kent is to be used as a temporary lorry park to complement Operation Stack as the migrant chaos in France continues to affect... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The public spat between Pteg and public transport consultancy the TAS Partnership over bus franchising continued this week, with the two sides... continue
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
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