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Local Transport Today
Regular news
West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive is to be abolished as part of governance reforms that should see a Combined Authority overseeing... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in the Black Country and Berkshire may establish joint committees to strengthen governance over transport and other matters. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has rejected calls to scrap draft legislation that poses a threat to the ten-year transport funds being set up in some of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A ‘shared service’ delivery team could be set up to deliver transport improvements in South East Wales. The South East Wales Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An independent Infrastructure Commission should be set up to advise on England’s transport and other infrastructure priorities, according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
Identity is a funny thing and works on many levels. I represent a council ward which is called ‘Golcar’ but includes several... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Seven local authorities in the north-east of England are to seek permission from ministers to create a Combined Authority (CA) to strengthen the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The ability of a Government, irrespective of colour, to move decisively in one direction on any big policy issue is often constrained by conflicts... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
London’s government should have more power over tax and more freedom to borrow to ensure the capital’s transport infrastructure can keep... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in the North East of England are drawing up plans for a Combined Authority that will lead to the demise of the Tyne and Wear... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The West Yorkshire integrated Transport Authority looks set to be scrapped under plans of the five West Yorkshire districts to set up a new Combined... continue
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
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