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Local Transport Today
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Motoring charity the RAC Foundation has teamed up with environmental and public transport group the Campaign for Better Transport to press for... continue
Local Transport Today
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Ministers have dropped plans to allow a wide range of buildings in England to be converted to schools without needing planning permission, after many... continue
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Traffic congestion on England’s motorways and surrounding roads could worsen if the Government proceeds with relaxing planning rules for new... continue
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Research commissioned by the Campaign for Better Transport has shown that government reforms to the planning system could lead to major rises in road... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
When the local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) were established, the Government said it did not want them to wait for Whitehall in order to influence... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has announced the locations of 13 new Enterprise Zones in which businesses will be given incentives to locate through simplified... continue
Local Transport Today
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Metro, the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive, is inviting expressions of interest for a four-year transport planning consultancy services... continue
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Transport Scotland has published new guidance to strengthen the links between transport and land-use planning. Under the new arrangements, local... continue
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The Government has retained the ‘town centre first’ policy for retail and leisure developments but office development will be exempt. The... continue
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The National Planning Policy Framework abolishes the national maximum parking standards for non-residential land uses that feature in  Planning... continue
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The Government has approved an Enterprise Zone for the Sheffield city region based on key development sites along the M1 motorway. The zone is one... continue
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Andrew Forster
Land-use policies in England should encourage the use of walking, cycling and public transport but not to the extent that this stifles development,... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The Government this week published its draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), heralding major changes to transport and land-use... continue
Local Transport Today
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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
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Andrew Forster
LTT does not engage in any of the dubious practices of news gathering that have filled the 24-hour news and airwaves this last fortnight but it is,... continue
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The Scottish Government is considering reforming how developers contribute to the cost of transport and other infrastructure. The plans could see... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Major changes to transport and land-use policy in England are set to be signalled by the Government’s draft National Planning Policy Framework... continue
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Lee Baker
The Government is to consult about how to open up local authority planning so that non-public sector providers compete to provide planning... continue
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Local authorities and business representatives in South Yorkshire have proposed an Enterprise Zone to ministers based on three sites close to... continue
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The West Midland conurbation authorities have voiced concern about the transport implications of Government plans expand housing land supply in... continue
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