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Local Transport Today
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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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John Dales, director of consultant Urban Movement, has been appointed chair of the Transport Planning Society for a two-year term, succeeding Nick... continue
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The Cardiff City Region board has called on the Welsh Government to clarify councils’ roles in delivering transport improvements for the... continue
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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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Transport featured prominently at last week’s board meeting of the Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership. Members discussed plans to create a... continue
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The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has approved a 1.5% (£3m) reduction in the transport levy paid by district councils in 2015/16, to... continue
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Andrew Wilson is the new transport manager for Solent Transport, formerly known as Transport for South Hampshire. He was Hampshire County... continue
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Sarah Toy has left Sustrans, where she was head of smarter choices, to join Bristol City Council as a strategic resilience officer.... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester’s proposal to take over the management of rail stations in the conurbation looks at first glance to have... continue
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Bristol City Council is inviting consultants to bid to provide transport professional services across the West of England partnership area covering... continue
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Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Northampton- shire county councils want to form a combined authority to oversee transport and economic... continue
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LOCAL ENTERPRISE Partnerships are re-assessing their transport investment programmes after the Government announced a smaller and slower than... continue
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Lee Baker
Senior figures at the DfT, TfL and Transport Scotland were among those to be recognised in the New Year Honours. Michelle Dix, managing director,... continue
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Local authorities in the Bristol area are commissioning consultants to conduct a land use/transportation study to identify the area’s future... continue
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The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has issued guidance to England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships on preparing assurance... continue
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The West Yorkshire Combined Authority and City of York Council have updated their West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund, which could see £1bn of... continue
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Councils in England spent just over £1bn last year on the statutory concessionary travel scheme for older people and the disabled, data... continue
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Andrew Forster
Edinburgh and surrounding authorities want to open discussions with the Treasury and Scottish Government about a city deal that could deliver... continue
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Transport for London has awarded London boroughs £148m to deliver local transport improvements in 2015/16.  The funding, which is the same... continue
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Sandeep Shingadia has been appointed head of scheme development at Centro, the West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive. He has been... continue
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