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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has issued guidance to England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships on preparing assurance... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The government is working with local authorities in the North of England on a transport strategy, including options, costs and a delivery timetable... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The seven district councils in the West Midlands conurbation are to prepare a joint transport plan, which could provide a framework for the new... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The North East Combined Authority has appointed Tobyn Hughes as  managing director for transport operations for the North East of England, a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A patchwork of local transport plans in South East Wales will replace the regional transport plan drawn up by the now defunct South East Wales... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE REPORT advocating an ‘HS3’ high-speed rail network in the north of England (p3) was given a huge amount of coverage in the media... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The Scottish Referendum was an exciting affair. I was in Dundee during those heady days prior to the vote, in the place that became known as... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Yes, we know we wrote about the potential for devolution of transport-related powers to English regions in the aftermath of the Scottish referendum... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local authorities in the East Midlands are drawing up plans to establish combined authorities to oversee transport and economic... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The One North transport plan for a 125mph east-west railway (LTT 8 Aug) was strongly criticised in The Guardian on 6 August. “As a proud... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
A new 125mph railway linking the north of England’s five conurbations forms the centrepiece of a transport strategy proposed by the city... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The nation’s infatuation with big infrastructure projects has taken two more steps forward in the last ten days with publication of hugely... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
James Lewis, chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority transport committee, has been elected chair of the City Regions transport special... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport has secured about 75% of the Local Growth Fund cash released by ministers so far – a much bigger share than what the DfT put into the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councils in the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, which spans from Croydon to the south coast, are to create a joint committee to lead... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government this week announced funding for more than 320 transport projects across England in the growth deals struck with the 39 Local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new group has been set up to lobby for transport investment in the Midlands. Midlands Connect is a collaboration of Local Enterprise Partnerships... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Ministers this week gave the go-ahead to hundreds of local transport schemes across England in growth deals struck with Local Enterprise... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has ordered the preparation of a single transport plan for the area.  At their meeting at the end of May,... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The numbers are big: £1.8bn for local transport schemes starting in 2015/16 and a further £1.3bn for schemes in 2016/17 onwards. So does... continue
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