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Local Transport Today
People/people
Mahmood Siddiqi (pictured) has been appointed director of transportation and highways for both the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Environmental pressure group the Campaign for Better Transport has turned down an invitation from the DfT to help shape how local transport funding... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local authorities have long campaigned for new financial mechanisms to pay for local transport projects so that they are less reliant on bidding for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Commons transport select committee has urged Whitehall to identify best practice on how local authorities can respond innovatively to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local highways and transport services in England are in line for a further shake-up under proposals in the Open Public Services White Paper published... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DFT is funding a £70,000 project to help local authorities reduce the amount of staff commuting and business travel using measures such as... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local authorities in the Greater Bristol conurbation are offering to raise more than 40% of the costs of their major transport projects locally in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Congestion on the M42 in the West Midlands has been identified as a key constraint to new economic development by the Greater Birmingham and Solihull... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Warwickshire County Council has rejected an invitation to become a member of West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority (WMITA), as the... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The sub-regional transport model (SRTM) actually comprises five models (see diagram).  The highways model was developed by Hyder using the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
South Hampshire may not have the same profile as the big Metropolitan areas in the Midlands and North of England but it is nonetheless one of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local communities in England could play a bigger part in transport budget-setting under plans for community budgets being studied by the Government.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Spending cuts and the Government’s ‘hands-off’ approach to local transport spending in England have prompted major cuts to spending... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea are planning to adopt a phased approach to establishing a joint... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local communities in England will be able to use powers in the Localism Bill to reduce street clutter, local government minister Grant Shapps has... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Calum Alexander - Maidstone, Kent, ME15
Kent County Council leader Paul Carter has responded to my criticism of the council’s spending on maintenance of our local network by quoting... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities across England were this week submitting bids for over £5m from the DfT’s £560m Local Sustainable Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The most innovative local authorities in future will broker joint ventures and secure fresh income streams for local transport and other services,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Travel plans and transport assessments should remain integral parts of planning policy in England, a panel of advisers has told ministers. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Neil Chadwick, Director, Steer Davies Gleave, Leeds, LS1
Local Enterprise Partnerships need to identify the transport needs of their area and what this means in terms of their local networks, the strategic... continue
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