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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
London transport commissioner Peter Hendy was guest speaker at the University of Leeds business school annual alumni lecture last week, held on the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has approved a Local Enterprise Partnership for the Humber area covering the local authorities of Hull, East Riding, North... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Enterprise Partnerships must respect the transport priorities of their constituent local authorities, a PTE chief has said. In April John... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT is to facilitate thematic groups of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) on local transport schemes and international gateways. Ministers... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Passenger transport executives and some local authorities will play a bigger role in the management of local rail services in England if, as... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Neil Chadwick, Director, Steer Davies Gleave, Leeds, LS1
Local Enterprise Partnerships need to identify the transport needs of their area and what this means in terms of their local networks, the strategic... continue
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
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