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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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Plans to treat Merseyside, Warrington and Greater Manchester as a single economic area, with improved transport links, have been criticised by local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities on Merseyside have commissioned a review of transport governance in the Liverpool city-region. Atkins has been tasked by the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The five Tees Valley local authorities have for the time being ruled out using the Local Transport Act 2008 powers to create an integrated transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The new Cheshire West and Chester unitary authority has appointed consultants WSP and Lambert Smith Hampton to develop a transport strategy to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Greater Manchester’s political leaders are eyeing greater powers and influence over rail, bus and strategic roads as part of a governance... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Leeds City Region wants to be given its own Regional Funding Allocation as part of plans to strengthen city region governance arrangements. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
It is usually better to view long-term transport plans as a snapshot of how policy-makers are currently thinking rather than as a blueprint for what... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Regional transport planning in England will be abolished if the Conservatives win the next General Election. The party’s Green Paper on local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A review of transport governance arrangements in the north of Scotland is to be undertaken for HITRANS, the Highlands and Islands Regional Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Conservatives’ Green Paper on local government outlines plans for referendums on elected mayors in England’s 12 largest cities but... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
By William Ainslie
This week saw the creation of  Integrated Transport Authorities in England’s six metropolitan areas, replacing the old Passenger Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Passenger Transport Authorities will become known as Integrated Transport Authorities from 9 February, one of the first changes to follow from the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Any future Leeds City Region Integrated Transport Authority must not rely too heavily on officers from the conurbation’s PTE – Metro... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Guidance to help local transport authorities in England conduct  governance reviews has been published by the DfT. The Local Transport Act 2008... continue
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