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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
A local authority is to turn its integrated transport unit into a wholly-owned council company that could sell services to other councils and even... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT and Northern Rail have struck a deal to introduce electric trains on the network, with the electric trains to start running from Manchester... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Liverpool City Council’s decision to suspend all the city’s bus lanes for a nine-month trial has been attacked by the Chartered Institute... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new consortium is to call for the London-West Midlands HS2 route to be re-planned to minimise its environmental impact and maximise the benefits of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
High-speed rail critics have accused the Government of keeping the cost of HS2 artificially low and said the Chancellor’s announcement of plans... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
major changes to the Government’s high-speed rail project were signalled by transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin this week as he responded to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Anne Robinson, Friends of the Peak District and Campaign to Protect Rural England South Yorkshire Sheffield S2
Sixty years of aspirations for an all-weather fast route across the Peak District linking the M1 and the M67 were whittled down from a motorway in... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Critics of the Government’s high-speed rail plans were keen to describe this week’s  review of the project by Sir David Higgins, the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Trevor Roberts has left his position as managing director of municipally-owned public transport operator Blackpool Transport Services.... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Liverpool City Council is studying an intriguing new way to improve cycle safety. Officers told members last week: “We should look at cycle... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Tom Kelly is taking up the post of HS2 Ltd’s strategic communications director on 1 April. Kelly is currently Network Rail’s director of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is to cover any shortfall in toll revenues on Halton Council’s new Mersey Gateway crossing.  The DfT’s announcement... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of trips made by bike in Greater Manchester could increase to 10% of all journeys over the next 12 years with sustained funding from... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The new bike hire scheme in Liverpool is to be called City Bike after this proved the most popular name in a public vote. The scheme will be launched... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Crewe’s railway station could be relocated to an out-of-town location south of the town under plans endorsed this week by HS2 Ltd’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Lancashire County Council is proposing a new motorway junction on the M6 in the south of Lancaster to support new housing and the expansion plans of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
New details have emerged of the DfT’s study into options for a major increase to road capacity between Greater Manchester and South Yorkshire... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Consultant AECOM has appointed three staff to its North West development team. Michael Anthony joins as a principal consultant from WYG; Adam Leary... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Liverpool’s mayor Joe Anderson is considering implementing Red Routes, on which stopping is prohibited, on key roads into the city. Liverpool... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Liverpool City Council is to dramatically increase spending on capital road maintenance, with an extra £80m proposed over the next eight years... continue
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