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Local Transport Today
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The Local Government Association is to commission research into concessionary travel to help inform its position on the DfT’s proposed changes... continue
Local Transport Today
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The House of Commons is to set up regional select and grand committees for each English region in January to scrutinise regional policies such as... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has announced that the new Single Regional Strategy in England (bringing together the Regional Spatial Strategies and Regional... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government said this week it wants at least two English city regions to pioneer new governance arrangements including the creation of Integrated... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authority leaders in Tyne and Wear have commissioned consultants to undertake a review of transport governance in the conurbation. The... continue
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The DfT has issued guidance to help local authorities make savings in procuring transport projects.... continue
Local Transport Today
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One of the architects of Greater Manchester’s £3bn transport investment and associated congestion charging package has accused opponents... continue
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Consultant Atkins has been appointed by councils to conduct a review of transport governance in the Sheffield city region. The review will have two... continue
Local Transport Today
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Sheffield City Council is to prioritise tackling traffic problems at 20 locations in the city after running an internet poll. The ‘Driving me... continue
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Ten highway authorities across the East of England region are finalising plans for a regional permit scheme to manage road and utility works and... continue
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A new report commissioned by the National Joint Utilities Group (NJUG), which represents 38 utilities and nine major contractors in the UK, says that... continue
Local Transport Today
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London mayor Boris Johnson this week revealed that he will take the chair of Transport for London as Tim Parker, who had been lined up for the... continue
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Taxi driver representatives and the chair of London Councils' transport and environment committee are among the six new appointments to Transport for... continue
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Greater Manchester's ten districts have agreed to hold a referendum on the conurbation's £3bn transport investment and congestion charge package but... continue
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Two funding mechanisms to facilitate the delivery of transport projects in urban areas have been recommended by a new report for the Core Cities... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London and London boroughs have gained new powers to clamp or tow away cars whose owners are persistent offenders in failing to pay... continue
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A lack of transport infrastructure should not be used to delay the delivery of over 33,000 new houses a year in the South East, communities secretary... continue
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Two Welsh unitary authorities are combining their highways management in a further attempt to overcome the effects of local government... continue
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Norwich City Council's ambitions for becoming a unitary authority look set to be dashed by the Government's advisors on local government reform. The... continue
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Five groups of neighbouring local authorities in England have become the first to sign transport-related multi-area agreements (MAAs) with... continue
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