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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Manchester City Council’s chief executive Howard Bernstein has set out how he sees transport governance developing in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
When the Local Transport Bill was passing through Parliament on its way to becoming the Local Transport Act 2008, some of the big winners from the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Merseytravel has voiced concern that it is being kept in the dark about decisions being taken by the new Liverpool City Region cabinet. Merseytravel... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The leader of Greater Manchester’s Integrated Transport Authority this week predicted the  ITA?would survive the current review of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is to proceed with plans to transfer responsibility for concessionary travel administration from district councils to county councils in... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT is in discussions with local authorities in Greater Manchester and the Leeds City Region about a potentially major shake-up of transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority looks set to take an “advisory and co-ordinating” role on a core strategic road network in... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
If members of Welsh transport minister Ieuan Wyn Jones’ advisory group got their way, transport policy in Wales would be about to become very... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Phil Sulley, (Former assistant chief executive of Greater Manchester Council with responsibility for transport), Helston, Cornwall
It is of interest to note the view in Manchester that it would make sense to have a conurbation-wide body that would not only cover public transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A review of transport governance in the West Midlands conurbation is to be commissioned by the seven metropolitan districts and the Integrated... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Meera Rambissoon
Manchester City Councillor Keith Whitmore has been appointed as chair of Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority at its Annual General... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has put on hold proposals to devolve the approval of new roads and light railways to local authorities in England. The announcement came in a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority could be abolished as part of a shake-up  to transport governance in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rhodri Clark
Scotland and Wales share many similarities in terms of geography: each has a relatively small population concentrated in a few urban centres, with... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Ex-transport chief takes on finance role The man in charge of E... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Meera Rambissoon
Nottingham City Council has joined the Passenger Transport Executive Group as an associate member - joining existing members Strathclyde Partnership... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Edinburgh councillor and tram leader Phil Wheeler is thought to face an ousting in a party reshuffle this week.
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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport governance arrangements in the West Midlands region are too complex says a review commissioned by local authorities. Centro chief... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Meera Rambissoon
GMPTE boss who led on congestion charge bid steps down The man who helped lead Greater Manchester into the congestion charge referendum is quitting... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Talks are continuing between local authorities in the North East of England on future governance arrangements for transport. Richard Hibbert,... continue
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