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Local Transport Today
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This morning the London boroughs of Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea said all their services could be merged to... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Department for Transport has announced that it will "continue to prioritise highways maintenance" with £3bn over four years as... continue
Local Transport Today
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The coalition Government has announced that the local government grant will be cut by 28% over the next four years. Overall revenue funding from... continue
Local Transport Today
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Buckinghamshire County Council is encouraging residents to develop local transport schemes themselves. Jim Stevens, Buckinghamshire’s head of... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is to set out its priorities for local transport in a White Paper but the document will not be a forerunner for new legislation. A... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local transport minister Norman Baker has acknowledged that the Government’s devolution of power to local government will lead to bigger... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport minister Norman Baker has revealed the first details of how the DfT intends to shake-up local authority transport funding in England... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Tony Duckenfield
The new Government’s ‘Big Society’ idea is about getting people more involved in what happens in their locality, and yet there are... continue
Local Transport Today
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London Boroughs are braced for a possible 30% cut in their transport grant from Transport for London next year. TfL has indicated to boroughs that... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Kent County Council is introducing a new system for prioritising investment in small-scale transport schemes. Under the new two-stage budget... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
A shake-up to how the local transport settlement is calculated could see some councils in England gain or lose millions of pounds. The DfT is... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authorities England are studying the fine print of the Government’s proposed reforms to the way formula grant is paid from 2011/12. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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The First local authorities have responded to ministerial demands that councils publish details of all spending over £500... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Parsons Brinckerhoff has won two four-year contracts from the London Borough of Bexley worth a total of £4m. They cover all transportation,... continue
Local Transport Today
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The London Borough of Ealing is bringing core highway services provided by consultant Mouchel back in-house in a move that it says will save... continue
Local Transport Today
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Leeds City Council has outlined a new funding mechanism to deliver transport infrastructure vital for new development. The council wants to designate... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Authorites across England are drawing up plans for Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) that could become the new units for transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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East Ayrshire Council is investigating sharing transport vehicle fleets with other councils and public bodies, and transport planners with... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councils can cut the cost of delivering home-to-school transport and other transport services by merging vehicle fleets and teams of drivers by... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authorities are considering ways of limiting the loss of highways and transport staff, delegates heard. John Nicholson, director, local... continue
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