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Local Transport Today
In brief
The Local Government Association is calling on ministers to include a ‘sunset clause’ on plans to bring levies raised by Integrated... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has published guidance explaining how the Local Growth Fund in England will work. From 2015/16 the majority of local transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The government has cut devolved local major scheme allocations to most of England’s local transport bodies by 33% below their indicative... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
 Move over Transport for London, there’s a new kid on the block. Lancashire County Council has set up Transport for Lancashire and is... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Another major shake-up to how local transport in England is funded and administered will be forthcoming if Labour wins the General Election, which is... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Greg Hartshorn, Atkins
As I write this, Local Transport Body (LTB) and Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) members and local authority officers across England are digesting... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
“Necessity is the mother of invention” – yes, we’ve all heard that before, but it’s still true. Here in Kirklees... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Former East Sussex County Council leader Peter Jones has been appointed chairman of the South East Local Transport Board and the South East Local... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Local government transport officers this week expressed concern that the Government’s decision to channel £1.1bn of local transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The future of the green transport agenda in England outside London was thrown into doubt this week as the Treasury announced that DfT Local... continue
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
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
People/people
Leicestershire County Council has appointed Phil Crossland as its new director of environment and transport, replacing Matthew Lugg who has joined... 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
Transport schemes would be the major beneficiary of a new infrastructure fund being developed by local authorities in Greater... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Local Government Association is pressing ministers to scrap plans to include the DfT’s devolved major transport scheme funding in the new... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Walsall Conservative councillor Tom Ansell has died after a short illness at the age of 70. Ansell was Walsall’s portfolio holder for transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Edge Public Solutions is helping Doncaster Council reform its transport and construction services operations. Reforms include electronic tendering in... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Local authorities in England’s city regions are pressing the Government to rethink new legislation that they say poses a threat to the ten-year... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Extra funding for large local authority major transport schemes could be announced in the spending review on 26 June. The possibility was raised by... continue
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