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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Norman Baker has departed the DfT after three and a half years as the minister for local transport. The PM announced that Baker has been appointed as... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
A new burst of views about the future direction of local transport spending priorities in England with the arrival of Local Enterprise Partnerships... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Political leaders in West Yorkshire and York are prioritising a subset of projects within the £1bn ten-year West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
New road schemes are dominating the transport priorities of England’s local transport bodies, according to an in-depth analysis by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government's decision to increase local control over £1.3bn in transport spending has resulted in over half going on schemes to build or... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local transport Minister Norman Baker today opened the £91 million Luton Dunstable Busway ahead of services starting tomorrow.The minister cut... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Council leaders in the Liverpool City Region want to take over the management of some Highways Agency roads as part of plans to create a Liverpool... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London mayor Boris Johnson has pledged to defend Local Implementation Plan (LIP) funding, which Transport for London pays boroughs to fund... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Sweeping reforms to the local transport policy agenda in England will be introduced if Labour wins the next General Election, shadow transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Have you heard about the plan to toll the A14 across Northamptonshire? Yes, that’s right, Northamptonshire. The DfT’s plan to improve and... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Frances Adams has left her post as programme director for the South Yorkshire local transport plan to pursue business interests. Her responsibilities... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
London Councils has appointed Spencer Palmer director of transport and mobility. He is currently head of highway operations at Kent County Council... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
A labour Government would  scrap England’s fledgling local transport bodies and channel local transport funding through local authorities... continue
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
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