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Local Transport Today
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Leaders of the seven metropolitan district councils in the West Midlands have rebuffed an attempt by the Integrated Transport Authority to develop a... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT has given local authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships until the end of September to decide the boundaries for their local transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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Leaders of the seven West Midlands districts were meeting this week to consider the Integrated Transport Authority’s plans for a transport fund... continue
Local Transport Today
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A "culture shift” will be needed to make a success of the Sheffield City Region’s transport infrastructure and investment fund... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport powers in West Yorkshire could be passed to a Combined Authority comprising council leaders from January 2014, the councils have suggested.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A preliminary report on  reforming the delivery of highways and transportation services in Wales is due to be presented to stakeholders next... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
What would transport policy be like under a Labour Government? Only the party’s diehard supporters would have been interested in that question... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport features prominently in the new City Deals announced by the Government this month for the ‘core cities’ of Birmingham, Bristol,... continue
Local Transport Today
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London Mayor Boris Johnson has formally submitted proposals to the Government to gain control over sections of inner London suburban rail operations.... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authorities in the Sheffield city-region are embarking on a governance review that could see them follow Greater Manchester’s lead by... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London-style authorities with powers over rail, buses and roads could be created across England if Labour wins the next General... continue
Local Transport Today
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Political Leaders in the Liverpool City Region are promising to have an agreed transport governance structure in place by the end of the year, as... continue
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
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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
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Merseytravel’s somewhat awkward relationship with local authority leaders and the Local Enterprise Partnership was highlighted last month by... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local  authorities  Wales are exploring opportunities to share transport teams and appoint joint officers in response to the Welsh... continue
Local Transport Today
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Hampshire County Council plans to explore the creation of a local transport consortium to help set transport priorities across more than one Local... continue
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