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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Jonathan Spruce - Fore Consulting
A recent viewpoint (LTT 567) asked the question as to whether Local Enterprise Partnerships could rise to the challenge and help deliver better... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
The raft of policy changes proposed by the Coalition Government over recent months has established new ideas on Localism, Big Society and Local... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Doncaster Mayor Peter Davies’ fight to give roadspace back to the motorist is an interesting tale in its own right about the politics of local... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to feature
Peter Davies says his experiences in office show how the Government needs to change the legislation to give elected mayor’s more powers. One... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
As Peter Davies grapples with delivering his goal of “opening up Doncaster to the car” he can probably empathise with how generations of... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
MPs have urged the Government to end the uncertainty about the role of Local Enterprise Partnerships in setting transport scheme priorities, warning... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has approved three more Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) for England, taking the total number approved to 31. Ministers have... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
District Council leaders in the West Midlands conurbation aim to have a new structure for  transport governance agreed by November. The seven... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Authorities in Greater Manchester are preparing for new transport governance arrangements that will take effect this spring. From 1 April, the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The future of Scotland’s Regional Transport Partnerships (RTPs) is once again being debated after representatives of the SNP and Labour both... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Two neighbouring London boroughs are considering plans to merge their highways and transport teams in order to cut costs. The Royal Borough of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ministers have approved a  local enterprise partnership covering seven local authorities in the North East of England. The North East Local... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT is to retain civil servants outside London after the demise of the Government’s regional offices. Communities and local government... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Highways and transport services could be delivered jointly by Gwynedd and Isle of Anglesey councils under a plan being promoted by the Welsh Assembly... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Residents rather than transport professionals will decide how capital budgets on highways and transport are spent and how transport schemes are... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Far-reaching Reforms to how local transport is planned and delivered in England are contained in the Localism Bill published last week. One of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Changes to the way transport is governed in the West Midlands conurbation look likely, as politicians grapple with integrating Local Enterprise... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andreas Markides, Chairman, Colin Buchanan, London W2
The decentralisation and localism agenda driven by the Coalition Government is designed to give local communities more control over housing and... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Hoare, Doncaster DN11
As a resident of Doncaster, the only borough in Yorkshire to have an elected executive mayor, I found the various references to the town in LTT... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ministers have approved plans to strengthen city-region governance in Greater Manchester, including over transport. The Greater Manchester Combined... continue
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