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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
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
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There are now more than 12 of us on the escape committee. Between us, we have the skills to design the tunnel, carry out the necessary structural,... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
Andrew Forster
Number one Lancaster Circus seems an appropriate setting for Birmingham City Council’s transportation department. Located on the northern edge... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Revolution or evolution? That is the choice facing councils considering whether to change the way they deliver local transport services ranging from... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT is to offer advice to  transport project promoters seeking funding from the second round of the Government’s £1.4bn Regional... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Labour Party and Welsh Lib Dems are both proposing an overhaul of how local transport schemes are delivered. The Welsh Lib Dems promise to... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Heather Barnes has been appointed strategic director place at Devon County Council, a position that covers transport, as well as environment, economy... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Cambridgeshire County Council has appointed Alex Plant executive director for environment services, covering transport, economic and housing growth... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Calum Alexander, Maidstone, Kent ME15
If the article featuring the elected mayor of Doncaster outlines how the provision of local government is to be managed in the future I am appalled.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Derbyshire County Council is working with the Peak District National Park Authority  on a bid to the DfT’s £560m Local Sustainable... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
MPs have urged the Government to end the uncertainty about the role of Local Enterprise Partnerships in setting transport scheme priorities, warning... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local Authority transport officers this week voiced reluctance to make data on traffic and public transport available for free. Their concerns were... continue
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