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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
Devolution is in the air, even if Spring hasn’t been. And nowhere is it stronger than in Manchester, where Landor held its ‘Devolving... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Every Integrated Transport Authority (ITA) is now in Labour control following last week’s local elections. The results handed Labour control... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Communities and local government secretary Eric Pickles has re-affirmed the Government’s commitment to Local Enterprise Partnerships. Speaking... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An expansion of bike hire to the suburbs, the delivery of hundreds of the New Bus for London, and a bid to secure more control over the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport bodies on Merseyside are in dispute over who should set the area’s transport priorities. The disagreement became public during the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Merseytravel’s somewhat awkward relationship with local authority leaders and the Local Enterprise Partnership was highlighted last month by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local  authorities  Wales are exploring opportunities to share transport teams and appoint joint officers in response to the Welsh... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Hampshire County Council plans to explore the creation of a local transport consortium to help set transport priorities across more than one Local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
CreatingLocal transport bodies (LTBs) to set transport priorities could create an unnecessary layer of bureaucracy, the Association of Directors of... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The Local Government Association is calling on the DfT to rethink plans to devolve local major transport scheme funding to the 38 Local Enterprise... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Politicians of the Leeds City Region are wrestling with how to form new governance structures to manage a proposed £1bn-plus transport fund and... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
The DfT’s plan to devolve major transport scheme funding has generated huge interest within the transport planning and local government... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Investment priorities in the West Midlands conurbation could be made by three separate Local Enterprise Partnerships under the DfT’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Consultation closes on 2 April on the DfT’s plan to devolve local transport major scheme funding to the 38 Local Enterprise Partnerships... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Transport Minister Norman Baker has announced a series of reforms aimed at delivering more innovative and higher quality bus services, and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is being urged to rethink its plans to devolve major transport scheme funding amid claims that the proposed system will create an... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The election of an elected mayor of Liverpool will take place on 3 May after councillors voted in favour of the model this month. The Government has... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
It will soon be two years since the coalition Government came to power with a localism agenda for England that entailed devolving power from the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
When new governments come to power, one of the things they like to do is tinker with the structure of local government. Labour did so in 1997 by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Elections for elected mayors in 11 of England’s largest cities will take place on 15 November if the public votes in favour of the model in... continue
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