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Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Keeping the traffic flowing on England’s motorways and trunk roads – the strategic road network (SRN) – is the primary way in which... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Alex Pratt, Bucks Thames Valley LEP
The story of economic growth over the last century has been underpinned by access to plentiful supplies of energy, a propensity to exploit new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport select committee today recommends the DfT challenges local bodies to prioritise improvements to UK ports, "national assets," over other... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
Local authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships across England are gearing up for the biggest shake-up in years to how local transport is funded.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
I was interested by the article on a proposed cycleway parallel to HS2 (‘Consultants invited to design a cycleway to parallel HS2 route’... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Labour Party has criticised the Government’s plan to turn the Highways Agency into a Government company (LTT 01 Nov), describing it as a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Norfolk County Council is to commission a feasibility study into extending the proposed Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR) all the way round to... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
 At LTT’s conference last week on Local Enterprise Partnerships, Buckinghamshire LEP chair Alex Pratt ably demonstrated that some in the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bypasses of Nairn, Forres, Elgin, Keith and Inverurie will be included in plans to complete the dualling of the 99-mile A96 trunk road between... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Sub story to feature
Mark Moran
There is not a single solution to reducing traffic congestion and a package approach is required. This means that in addition to the necessary... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport minister Robert Goodwill has hailed the £1.9bn investment in Britain's roads in 2014, and the fact that this will s... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Atkins' highways and transport business has contributed to the group achieving a 16% increase in revenue and 5.6% rise in operating profit in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham is pressing Transport for London to roof over part of the A13 and wants ministers to approve a £150m... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Walsall Council and the Highways Agency are exploring jointly funding a £40m project to increase capacity at junction 10 of the M6. Works could... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Northern Ireland Executive has announced a £115m boost for road improvements and street lighting, with £40m this year and £75m... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Consultant Jacobs Engineering has won a £2m contract from the Highways Agency to assist the team developing the £1.5bn package of road... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT  has given final approval to local major transport schemes in Birmingham and Leeds. The £11.7m improvement to the A452 Chester... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Office of Rail Regulation and rail passenger watchdog Passenger Focus will be given an oversight role of England’s strategic road network... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Infrastructure and business services group Mouchel has appointed Darren Oldham to the new post of operations and development director in its highways... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT has set out its proposals to make the Highways Agency operate "more like a commercial organisation," but without privatisation or... continue
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