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Local Transport Today
Regular feature
By Andrew Forster
The public’s emphatic rejection of Greater Manchester’s multi-billion pound transport investment and congestion charging package just... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Durham County Council has become the latest authority to pull out of the DfT’s Transport Innovation Fund programme that aims to promote local... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Was the crushing 4:1 defeat for a £3bn Transport Innovation Fund bid across Greater Manchester in December a nail in the coffin for such... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Barker Hornsey
A clue to the resounding defeat of the Manchester congestion charge referendum can be found in the remark by Mr and Mrs Tudge in the 11 Dec issue.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Blackledge Chairman & director of European af fairs Transport & Travel Research Lichfield Staffordshire
It was no surprise to hear that voters in Greater Manchester rejected congestion charging so comprehensively. We happened to have a company... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The outcome of the Greater Manchester Transport Innovation Fund referendum may well have repercussions for policy beyond the conurbation. But it... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Just days after Manchester’s referendum result was announced came news that Durham County Council is not going to pursue a bid to the Transpor... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The Greater Manchester TIF package was a £2.7bn programme of transport improvements funded by a mix of DfT grant (£1.4bn), local bor... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has ordered the first real-term cut in Severn Crossing tolls since they transferred to a private consortium in 1992. The tolls were to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in England are to be given freedom to specify charging levels, exemptions and discounts for workplace parking levy schemes. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Manchester has voted No to the city's congestion charging proposals.  The decision, announced shortly before 12.30pm not only forces the... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The controversy generated by Greater Manchester’s Transport Innovation Fund transport investment package and congestion charge could cause... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“This question has to be looked at from a London-wide perspective,” an editorial in The Evening Standard said on 25 November, two days... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Readers perusing this, the last issue of LTT in 2008, may be experiencing a sense of déjà vu, as many of the subjects being covered as... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
By Andrew Forster
Phil Wheeler, Edinburgh’s transport convenor, was watching with interest this week’s referendum result on Greater Manchester’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has begun a consultation on draft regulations for workplace parking levy schemes. Powers for a local authority to make a workplace... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Motoring taxes should be increased and public transport should be made cheaper in order to reduce transport’s carbon dioxide emissions,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The AA?is urging the Government to pilot the use of High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes on one small stretch of motorway, warning that to rush headlong... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The restrictions faced by local authorities when communicating transport policies to the public have been highlighted in a ruling by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster's exclusive interview with Edinburgh's transport convenor Phil Wheeler about his plans for the City, the future of Edinburgh's tram... continue
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