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Local Transport Today
Regular news
North Somerset Council looks set to become the first local authority to promote a development consent order (DCO) for a railway project.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Political leaders in West Yorkshire have expressed disappointment about the content of the devolution deal for the area struck with the Government... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership has asked us to point out that all papers for its meetings are available to the public via its... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Glasgow’s bike hire scheme registered 48,594 rentals between its launch on the 24 June last year and 1 March, according to the city council.... continue
Local Transport Today
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Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, the City of London, Coventry, Edinburgh, Lancashire, Liverpool, Newcastle, Nottingham, Oxford, Portsmouth, Warrington,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Office of Rail and Road – the new name of the Office of Rail Regulation – is consulting on how it plans to monitor the performance of... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The dominance of traffic in Stratford town centre in east London is to be ended under the London Borough of Newham’s plans to replace the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Andy Gibbons, Nottingham City Council’s head of public transport,  is being seconded to the DfT on a part-time basis to provide advice on... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT is retaining control of the approval process for about 30 of the biggest local transport major projects in England, in a U-turn from previous... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council are exploring the feasibility of trialling the UK’s first double-decker wireless electric... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT should build a more sophisticated understanding of business travel behaviour to help inform policies to cut car use, according to a new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Government grant to encourage public transport and active travel use should offer local authorities a mix of revenue and capital grant in order to... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Driver’s Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire
I hope that in my defence I may respond to a couple of remarks made about me in your last issue on the matter of cycling.  Sam Jones of the CTC,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
Speed cameras are effective, safety researchers tell the police (ibid). So that’s all right then; or is it? I don’t think it is. Just... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
TRL’s 175-page report on roads policing for Thames Valley and Hampshire Police (‘Safety cameras are effective, safety researchers tell... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
Steve Melia asserts that the last Labour Government’s maximum parking standards were flawed because parking in areas surrounding a new... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roland Graham, West Kirby, Wirral CH48
The last issue records that the £33m cycle to school partnership programme in London has been dropped (‘TfL revises cycle spending... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tom van Vuren, Divisional director, Mott MacDonald, Birmingham and Visiting professor, Institute for Transport Studies, the University of Leeds
The Department for Transport ought to be congratulated for developing scenario forecasts for road traffic (‘DfT embraces scenario-based road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has confirmed a major set of reforms to make parking policy in England more motorist-friendly.  CCTV enforcement will be... continue
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