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Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Daniel Moylan has been re-appointed chair of London Councils' transport and environment committee for the third successive year. Moylan is the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Scottish ministers have published plans for an alternative model to PFI for procuring major transport and other infrastructure projects. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Brian Cooke, the chairman of transport user group London Travelwatch, has been forced to resign after publicly backing Conservative candidate Boris... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Safety Camera Partnership is to allow an elected member of London Councils' transport and environment committee (TEC) to attend future... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Rik Thomas
The Local Transport Bill reforms to sub-regional transport governance in England formed the focus for a conference in London last week sponsored by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Civil parking enforcement is unlikely to start in Norfolk until 2010, to coincide with when any new unitary government structure is implemented,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London's new mayor, Boris Johnson, told the London Assembly last week that he has already instructed Transport for London to initiate measures that... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Businessman Tim Parker has accepted the invitation of London's new mayor Boris Johnson to become the chairman of Transport for London. Parker is a... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
Media coverage of London's mayoral election in the run-up to the 1 May vote paid a great deal of attention to the transport policies of the leading... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The future of Greater Manchester's multi-billion pound transport investment and congestion charging package hangs in the balance following the local... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Environmental groups will be watching warily to see if Boris Johnson retains the commitment shown by predecessor Ken Livingstone to cutting... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Congestion charging is a major issue of political disagreement for the forthcoming local elections in areas that have received funds from the DfT's... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London mayor ken Livingstone has pledged not to increase the central London congestion charge from £8 for cars below the Band G tax band if he... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The South East England Regional Assembly is challenging the Government's plan to transfer regional planning and transport powers from regional... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The credibility of the Government's policy to promote local congestion charging schemes could rest on a referendum to be held in transport secretary... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Order-making powers for road and public transport schemes could be devolved to local or regional government under changes being considered by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London and almost half of London boroughs plan to introduce a permitting system this autumn to manage road and streetworks. Fifteen... continue
Local Transport Today
Garrett Emmerson
Garrett Emmerson is a director of consultant Steer Davies Gleave, chair of the Local Transport Planning Network and a member of the Commission for Integrated Transport. The views expressed in this column are those of the author alone.
Local transport authorities have long seen themselves as capital rich and revenue poor. Ever-tightening Revenue Support Grant (RSG) settlements,... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Following an organisational review at London Councils, Nick Lester has been appointed corporate director of services. He is currently director of... continue
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