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Consultant KPMG is assisting councils in Edinburgh and the surrounding area on a proposed City Deal – including an Edinburgh City Region... continue
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Articles
Rob Bain
When gauging long-term toll road performance, traffic forecasting consultants' forecasts can be arbitrary, inconsistent, frequently opaque and often... continue
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The future of the proposed Garden Bridge across the Thames in central London and the Emirates Air Line cable car in east London have been questioned... continue
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Traffic volumes on the M6 Toll road in the West Midlands rose by more than 9% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2015, according to the... continue
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The Government has raised more than £44m from foreign lorries in the first year of its HGV levy scheme. Foreign truck operators have purchased... continue
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Lee Baker
Plaid Cymru has unveiled its manifesto for the 2015 Westminster elections, vowing to fight for more funds to upgrade Wales' transport system,... continue
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The Government has selected the Leeds city region to pilot shared transport initiatives including measures to expand car clubs and a smartphone app... continue
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Passenger numbers on the cable car in east London are running below forecast, according to Transport for London. The Emirates Air Line, which... continue
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Technology problems are preventing the four West of England authorities (Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bath & North East... continue
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The Government is to retain tolls on the Severn crossings after they are returned to public ownership in 2018, the Treasury confirmed this week. The... continue
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An EU-wide road pricing scheme could only be implemented with the support of every member state, the UK Government believes. New EU transport... continue
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The Highways Agency sent out more than 130,000 penalty charge notices (PCNs) to drivers for failing to pay the Dartford Crossing charge on time in... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
In its investigation into smartcard ticketing (‘Pteg gives thumbs-down to bus operators’ smart ticket initiative’ LTT 20 Feb), Pteg... continue
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The Government has announced a further £32m of support for electric vehicles to 2020. The funding comprises: £15m to continue the... continue
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The DfT has invited expressions of interest for the next Anglia rail franchise, which will commence in October next year. Bidders have been asked to... continue
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Air Passenger Duty (APD) could be levied at differential rates within England, the UK Government has announced, in an effort to placate airports... continue
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Hitrans, the Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership, is commissioning a new study into the potential for rail to transport timber from forestry... continue
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The Government has dropped plans to reduce rail service frequencies where demand is low in the north of England but is to press ahead with... continue
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Lorries cover just a third of the costs they impose on society, according to a new analysis commissioned by environmental and rail freight... continue
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