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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is consulting on  reforming the formula used to allocate integrated transport block grant to local authorities. The reforms could see a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
DfT ministers were still grappling with how to resolve the geography of local transport bodies in three parts of England as LTT closed for press. In... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Conwy and Denbighshire councils are to reverse their existing joint delivery of highways services and replace their joint head of highways with... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Gavin Smith, Bristol BS4
The transport role of Bristol’s new mayor is in the balance. People are asking what effective co-ordinating powers he will have. The issue... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has unveiled a "light-touch" framework for the appraisal of Local Sustainable Transport Fund projects. The Department expects local... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Treasury plans to divert some of the DfT’s local transport funding into a new ‘single funding pot’ that will be paid to Local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT has set out how it plans to ensure that local transport bodies (LTBs) spend devolved major scheme funding responsibly so that the funds... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
New transport governance arrangements could be set up in the Solent area of the South Coast, with Portsmouth City Council floating the idea of an... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Conwy and Denbighshire councils were this week re-thinking an existing joint delivery arrangement after they found no case for establishing a joint... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Localism was one of the core objectives of the coalition Government when it came to power in 2010. The idea of devolving responsibilities and funding... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Chancellor has responded to Lord Heseltine's review of government policies on economic growth with plans to hand local enterprise partnerships... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councils in the Heart of the South West Local Transport Body (Devon, Somerset, Torbay and Plymouth) will have to make a local contribution to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council has appointed consultants to develop an investment strategy for its M42 Economic Gateway project. The motorway... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
EDF Energy is pledging more than £20m of transport measures if the Government approves its plan to build a new nuclear power station at Hinkley... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Ever since the coalition Government came to power in 2010, the DfT has been struggling to make the new economic geography of Local Enterprise... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Local Transport Today
Feature
Following the success of travel plans in tackling access problems at other locations, a pilot of Station Travel Plans (STPs) was set up in 2008. This... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Local Transport Today
Feature
Ashley Dalton
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is delivering personal travel plans (PTP), through a project staffed by volunteers. Our LSTF project aims to promote... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Yaron Hollander
The economy of South Yorkshire and the Sheffield City Region is undergoing a major transformation. The creation of new jobs, improvement of skills... continue
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