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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The Local Government Association is calling on the DfT to rethink plans to devolve local major transport scheme funding to the 38 Local Enterprise... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Politicians of the Leeds City Region are wrestling with how to form new governance structures to manage a proposed £1bn-plus transport fund and... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
The DfT’s plan to devolve major transport scheme funding has generated huge interest within the transport planning and local government... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government will provide the Greater Manchester conurbation authorities with up to £30m a year of tax revenues if current transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Transport Minister Norman Baker has announced a series of reforms aimed at delivering more innovative and higher quality bus services, and... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The delivery of costly local transport projects could be hampered by the DfT’s plan to devolve major scheme funding  to England’s 39... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Bulpitt, Maidstone, Kent ME15
So the new Pembury Hospital is having access problems (‘Councils and NHS seek access solutions for out-of-town hospital’ LTT 19 Jan). Now... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London has announced the borough allocations of £147m for transport improvements in 2012/13. The funding will deliver projects... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT has given the first indications of how much funding  Local Enterprise Partnerships could get to prioritise on local major transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
England’s eight biggest cities outside London and their surrounding Local Enterprise Partnership areas are drawing up bespoke lists of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Chancellor George Osborne has announced a £30bn National Infrastructure Plan in his autumn statement with new road and rail links the major items... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Surrey County Council has appointed Jason Russell as its new highways head, in the post of assistant director – highways. He replaces Jenny... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Jim Stevens (pictured), head of transport at Buckinghamshire County Council, is leaving the authority after 37 years. He is taking voluntary... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Merseytravel is seeking expressions of interest for a consultancy framework covering monitoring of the conurbation’s local transport plan and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A public transport campaign group in the Bristol area has written to local transport minister Norman Baker urging him to reject the area’s bid... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Lee Baker
At the centre of England, Northamptonshire continues to grow despite the economic slowdown, which brings challenges and opportunities for the county... continue
Local Transport Today
Introduction
Lee Baker, Editor
We need to think imaginatively in the current climate. Northamptonshire County Council shows the way. The authority is finding ways to improve road... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Tom Hart - Scottish Association for Public Transport
Responding to the proposed Glasgow and Clyde Valley strategic development plan (SDP), the Scottish Association for Public Transport has drawn... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Buckinghamshire’s new cabinet member for planning and transport has questioned whether the authority’s radical ‘thin client’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Buckinghamshire has outlined plans to promote greater ‘self-delivery’ of highways and transport services by residents. Jim Stevens,... continue
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