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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government has signed off £13m for new spine and distribution roads to open up access to proposed developments enterprise zones. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has dismissed objectors’ claims that a new piece of dual carriageway  in Kent will simply induce further traffic, negating... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cornwall Council is seeking a contractor to dual the A30 trunk road between Temple and Higher Carblake, which the council is promoting on behalf of... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London has published the first details of a possible route for an inner orbital road tunnel in the capital, which could remove traffic... continue
Local Transport Today
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As Transport for London embarks upon work to explore potential for new tunnelled roads through central London, the Mayor has started seeking views on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Commons transport committee today launches a broadside against DfT plans for the strategic road network by questioning the value of turning the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington (Letters LTT 21 Mar & 18 Apr) of Transport Watch perpetuates the myths regarding converting railway tracks to coach lanes.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
It is 20 years since the Government’s Planning Policy Guidance 13 on transport wrote the obituary to ‘predict and provide’ but... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Your report ‘Tolled tunnel ring road studied to keep London’s traffic moving’ has uncanny echoes of the 1980s (LTT?18... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
As the Government approves plans to reform the Highways Agency, we have now hit a turning point in the way England’s strategic roads are... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Highways Agency has published the first outputs from its programme of 18 route-based strategies covering England’s motorway and trunk road... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The DfT has published the terms of reference for six studies into sections of the trunk road network where strong lobbies exist for expensive... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Planning Inspectorate has rejected Wiltshire Council’s proposal to include plans for a Westbury Bypass in its local plan. Ministers refused... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Transport Scotland has awarded a CH2MHill/Fairhurst joint venture the contract to design the dualling of over 27 miles of the A9 between Glengarry... continue
Categories: Road building, Scotland
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has announced the scope of work for six feasibility studies into upgrading strategic roads around England from Northumberland to Sussex, and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister and the Chancellor highlighted today that 200 road, rail, local transport and other infrastructure projects will start in 2014/15... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister and Chancellor today make a rare joint appearance in order to highlight their "long-term economic plan" and the infrastructure... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Highways Agency has launched a ten-week consultation on a £1.5bn plan to improve the A14 in Cambridgeshire.  The A14 Cambridge to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
transport for London is exploring the possibility of building a new tolled tunnel in inner London to replace the capital’s Inner Ring... continue
Local Transport Today
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The South East Local Enterprise Partnership wants the Government to fund the widening of the A13 dual carriageway  through Essex and Thurrock... continue
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