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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The High Court will consider next month an application for a  Judicial Review of the planning approval granted for Network Rail’s proposed... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Jenny Raggett
In the late-1980s the fringes of Bristol, Weston-super-Mare and Yate were being covered with a brave new landscape of distributor roads,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The coalition Government is to introduce legislation this autumn to tackle delays to infrastructure projects, according to the Daily Telegraph. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The new president of ADEPT, Miles Butler, is preparing to challenge Government to review policies and programmes he sees as hampering economic... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The new owners of the Battersea Power Station in London have announced their development plans for the site, to include the planned extension of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Sonny Tolofari, Leicestershire County Council; Paul Hanson, AECOM; Andy Dobson, David Simmonds Consultancy
Both transport and urban planning require broad ranging consideration in their own right. The interaction of good accessibility provided by transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Brian Fitzpatrick
Traditions of high quality engineering could, it can be argued, be more concerned with function than form. The result, in many cases, is... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of York Council is to withdraw its core strategy planning document from a public examination after councillors approved a major new... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The media campaign to lobby for more aviation capacity in London and the South East, led by the Evening Standard newspaper, showed no signs of... continue
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Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Department of Planning, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford
Tim Pharoah rightly draws attention to the Alice in Wonderland world we now inhabit whereby a fall in road traffic volumes invites a reaction in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Chelsea Football Club and its property development partner Almacantar have submitted an offer to buy the disused Battersea Power Station site and... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Barry Hutton
Your report that East Lothian Council is considering setting up an arms-length company to operate bus services to replace those being withdrawn by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rik Thomas
The chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highways Engineers have produced new guidance on residential parking... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
New Guidance on how the Highways Agency will deal with planning applications that affect the strategic road network is being prepared by the DfT and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of York Council is preparing to consult this summer on a draft planning framework for York Central, 35 hectares of rail-locked brownfield... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A number of passages in the draft framework have been either deleted or revised. The words in bold italics have been deleted: “Decision-takers... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government this week made concessions to countryside campaigners and planners by introducing some safeguards against car-based development into... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Northern Ireland Executive is pledging to give more emphasis to locating development in areas that can be accessed by public transport, walking... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
If you blinked over the past fortnight you could have missed any one (or all) of a number of transport-related policy statements and utterances that... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Prime Minister David Cameron has ordered a feasibility study to consider using existing motoring and petrol taxes to lever in additional investment... continue
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