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Local Transport Today
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Almost 23,000 road traffic accidents involving cyclists were recorded by the police in Greater London over five years (2009-2013), according to a... continue
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A shopping street in a Leicestershire market town looks set to re-open to through traffic after traders blamed the £1.2m partial... continue
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The transfer of public health responsibilities from the NHS to local government in England has helped improve collaboration between transport and... continue
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Secondary stories
Transport for London, London Councils' and individual boroughs are exploring how expertise can be pooled to deliver the capital’s expanding... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has announced how £114m of funding for cycling infrastructure announced late last year (LTT 28 Nov 14) will be allocated between... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT has invited expressions of interest for the next Anglia rail franchise, which will commence in October next year. Bidders have been asked to... continue
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Air Passenger Duty (APD) could be levied at differential rates within England, the UK Government has announced, in an effort to placate airports... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Consultant SYSTRA has appointed three new staff to its Edinburgh modelling team. Jeff Knight joins from CH2M Hill as an associate director and Archie... continue
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People/people
Steve Gooding, the DfT’s director general of roads, traffic and local group since 2013, is leaving to become the RAC Foundation’s new... continue
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Local authorities in North Yorkshire are investigating future governance options, including a combined authority overseeing transport and economic... continue
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Britain’s biggest cities are asking political parties to simplify the introduction of bus franchising. The call comes in a devolution manifesto... continue
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Local authority leaders in Lancashire have agreed in principle to establish a combined authority (CA) overseeing transport and economic... continue
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Andrew Forster
Jim Murphy, Scottish Labour’s new leader, has pledged support for Glasgow Crossrail, a new line that would connect routes from the west and... continue
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Oxfordshire County Council is to scrap its chief executive post. Current chief executive Joanne Simons will be made redundant at the end of June.... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government is to appoint a team of commissioners to take over all the functions of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council following the... continue
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A blueprint for a major devolution of funding to local government in England has been published by the Independent Commission on Local Government... continue
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Lee Baker
The Lib Dem transport minister has hailed Greater Manchester's proposals to contract bus services whilst the Conserva... continue
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A unitary authority for Oxfordshire would save millions of pounds a year and potentially release funding to deliver major transport infrastructure... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Department for Communities and Local Government is consulting on an Order allowing the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to appoint an... continue
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