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Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Consultant WSP has announced a number of transport appointments. Glen Player is area director for infrastructure based in Basingstoke. He joins from... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John W E Helm
The Highways Agency has invited tenders for its Collaborative Delivery Framework. Tenders have to be returned by late May, and will take around... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Sharp-eyed readers (actually, even the bleariest hung-over ones) will have noticed a recurrent thread among the three lead stories in the last issue... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Roads minister Robert Goodwill this week responded to the professional debate about the Government’s road planning, saying ministers had no... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor George Osborne today approved a £270m guarantee for the Mersey Gateway Bridge and will give new tax and borrowing powers to the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Lancashire County Council is proposing a new motorway junction on the M6 in the south of Lancaster to support new housing and the expansion plans of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
England’s city-region transport bodies are calling on ministers to allocate a bigger slice of transport funding to urban transport schemes,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
New details have emerged of the DfT’s study into options for a major increase to road capacity between Greater Manchester and South Yorkshire... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Transport planners, local authorities, and public transport and environmental lobby groups have called on the DfT to rewrite its National Policy... continue
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Interview
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson has praised the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham’s investigations into placing the A4 in tunnel and demolishing the... continue
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Local Transport Today
The DfT’s draft National Policy Statement (NPS) on national networks has created a huge furore because of what its critics see as a return to... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Fifty projects costing £4bn are to be implemented in a bid to improve London’s roads and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A UK pension fund is investing in a £350m project to improve central Scotland's motorway links. Transport Scotland is issuing £350m of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham has identified three options for a tunnel to replace the A4 Hammersmith Flyover, which the council has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Highways Agency is consulting on plans to impose a 60mph speed limit on a three-mile section of the M3 in Surrey because of air pollution... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An extended pedestrianised area, a new bus interchange and a review of park-and-ride services are among proposals in a new transport strategy for... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
History repeats itself, they say, though never exactly and always with some quirk or unexpected feature that can lead the unwary to make fools of... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has awarded contracts for studies into two potential new major road schemes and an all-lane running smart motorway scheme on the... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Roads minister Robert Goodwill has called on construction industry to prepare for "the biggest investment in the road network since the 1970s". The... continue
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