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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
THE Leaders of the seven metropolitan districts in the West Midlands are to take control of transport policy in a shake-up that will see the demise... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Gavin Smith, Lower Knowle Farm, Bristol BS3
The row that has blown up between Bristol’s new mayor and North Somerset Council – the latter still wanting its commuter Bus Rapid... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Adrian Davis, Independent consultant
One hundred and one years after the compulsory appointment of medical officers of health by local authorities, the NHS Reorganisation Act 1973 set in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government this week presented local transport authorities in England with the chance to secure significantly more funding for transport with... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A Welsh Government task force has ruled out creating a new transport agency to drive forward transport improvements in South East Wales. The task... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in the Liverpool City Region (LCR) are reviewing their potential role in the North of England’s rail devolution plans because... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
There’s still more than two years to go before England’s new local transport bodies (LTBs) take control of the DfT’s major... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is taking forward City Deal negotiations with every one of the 20 areas that were invited to bid in the second wave. The deals could... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in the Sheffield City Region hope to have a Combined Authority set up to manage transport and economic development by next April.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has announced how it plans to allocate funding to those local transport bodies where there have been boundary disputes.  One dispute... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT this week published indicative funding allocations for England’s new Local Transport Bodies (LTBs) but warned that the new set-up could... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Transport authorities in the North of England are to be sent a prospectus setting out how local rail services could be governed under devolved... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government’s rail franchising adviser has called on ministers to devolve responsibility for more English rail franchises to local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
DfT ministers were still grappling with how to resolve the geography of local transport bodies in three parts of England as LTT closed for press. In... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Gavin Smith, Bristol BS4
The transport role of Bristol’s new mayor is in the balance. People are asking what effective co-ordinating powers he will have. The issue... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
New transport governance arrangements could be set up in the Solent area of the South Coast, with Portsmouth City Council floating the idea of an... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is asking local transport bodies to publish business cases for major schemes and to commit to only approving schemes that offer a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
THE DFT will have to resolve a dispute about the geography of local transport bodies (LTBs) in the West Midlands.   The West Midlands... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has invited 20 areas of England to bid to negotiate city deals, which could contain freedoms and flexibilities on transport.... continue
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