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Local Transport Today
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Elected Mayors could hamper transport policy-making in England’s city regions, local authorities have warned ministers. The Government plans to... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government’s plans for elected mayors in England’s biggest cities could create confusion and friction over how  transport is... continue
Local Transport Today
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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has called for more Transport for London-style bodies across England’s major cities. In a speech about the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Since the Coalition Government came to power last year transport project promoters in England have had to get to grips with huge changes to the... continue
Local Transport Today
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England’s eight biggest cities outside London and their surrounding Local Enterprise Partnership areas are drawing up bespoke lists of the... continue
Local Transport Today
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A wide range of new powers with implications for transport will come into being in England over the coming months following Royal Assent for the... continue
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MINISTERS HAVE outlined how they plans to allocate £450m to Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) across England to deliver transport and other... continue
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Consultants have called for statutory city-region plans to improve transport/land-use integration in and around Cardiff. The recommendation is made... continue
Local Transport Today
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Buckinghamshire County Council is making a new application to ministers for a Local Enterprise Partnership covering the county.  The county is... continue
Local Transport Today
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An elected mayor should spearhead transport policy for the entire Liverpool city region rather than just within the city council’s... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has launched a consultation on the powers people would like elected mayors to be given in 12 English cities. The coalition Government... continue
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Andrew Forster
Tensions between the South East Scotland transport partnership (SEStran) and its two biggest local authority members have been exposed in a review of... continue
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A Labour government would encourage Integrated Transport Authorities to be established across England to oversee local transport networks. Shadow... continue
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The DfT is talking to local authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships across England about devolving rail powers. Greater Bristol, Devon and... continue
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Transform Scotland has attacked the Scottish government’s spending review for failure to prioritise sustainable transport modes, despite an... continue
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Viewpoint
Gavin Smith - Transport consultant
A major scheme bid for funding a Bristol ‘rapid transit’ system is on its way to Government – again. This time it’s... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Warwickshire County Council has rejected an invitation to become a member of West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority (WMITA), as the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has approved a Local Enterprise Partnership covering the Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole council areas.... continue
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Letters to the editor
David Holding - Chester-ltre-Seet, Durham, DH2
Your latest issue reports that Nexus (Tyne and Wear PTE) is commissioning consultants to examine eight possible new corridors for the Tyne and wear... continue
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Local Transport Today
One of the final pieces of the Local Enterprise Partnership jigsaw was put in place last week when ministers approved a partnership for the Humber... continue
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