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Local Transport Today
People/people
James Lewis, chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority transport committee, has been elected chair of the City Regions transport special... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport has secured about 75% of the Local Growth Fund cash released by ministers so far – a much bigger share than what the DfT put into the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
LOCAL AUTHORITIES in West Yorkshire are to review their transport priorities following this month’s growth deal settlement, which signalled... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Councillor James Lewis, chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority transport committee, has been elected chair of the City Regions transport... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Wolverhampton City Council leader Roger Lawrence has been elected chair of the new West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority comprising leaders of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local sustainable transport fund projects have been allocated a further £65m so they can continue into the next parliament.  The DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government this week announced funding for more than 320 transport projects across England in the growth deals struck with the 39 Local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new group has been set up to lobby for transport investment in the Midlands. Midlands Connect is a collaboration of Local Enterprise Partnerships... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Ministers this week gave the go-ahead to hundreds of local transport schemes across England in growth deals struck with Local Enterprise... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has ordered the preparation of a single transport plan for the area.  At their meeting at the end of May,... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Transport Today
The numbers are big: £1.8bn for local transport schemes starting in 2015/16 and a further £1.3bn for schemes in 2016/17 onwards. So does... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
James Coleman
How can local communities be effectively involved in highways decisions, whilst also protecting best practice? How can the best parts be extracted... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local transport is the most neglected and deteriorating part of the UK's infrastructure according to engineers, who say that the state of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has approved new transport governance arrangements for the West Midlands conurbation. The seven district... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
DfT economists are acting as the core assessors for about a third of Local Enterprise Partnership strategic economic plans (SEPs), which will... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport select committee today savages the Government's new system for allocating local transport funding, saying that the increasing focus on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council are exploring the idea of setting up a combined authority to oversee transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Almost half of England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships are too small to engage effectively in transport planning, according to a think-tank... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Gwynedd, Cardiff, Pembrokeshire and Swansea  Councils have secured the biggest shares of the Welsh Government’s £15.4m local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Government is shaking up arrangements for local transport planning following transport minister Edwina Hart’s decision to scrap the... continue
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