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Andrew Forster
Transport for London this week raised the possibility of a new era of urban road improvements as it announced plans to study placing major roads in... continue
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The DfT has given final approval to Nottingham City Council's £16.2m scheme to upgrade its ring-road in order to tackle congestion. The... continue
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Transport Scotland has appointed consultant URS Infrastructure and Environment Ltd to investigate ways to relieve congestion at the Sheriffhall... continue
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The House of Commons transport committee has announced an inquiry into the strategic road network in England. An invitation for evidence has yet to... continue
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The Government is expected to announce the outcome of its review of the Highways Agency next week. LTT understands the DfT has been studying the idea... continue
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Andrew Forster
Scotland’s public spending watchdog has told Transport Scotland to improve the way it reports cost data for major transport projects. The... continue
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Falkirk Council is to begin procurement of the first piece of transport infrastructure to be delivered through its Tax Increment Financing (TIF)... continue
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Northamptonshire County Council plans to designate about 60 hectares of council-owned land beside junction 9 of the A14 on the southern edge of... continue
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Andrew Forster
Some of the capital’s busiest roads could be put in tunnels to smooth traffic flow and improve the urban environment, London mayor Boris... continue
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The future of the green transport agenda in England outside London was thrown into doubt this week as the Treasury announced that DfT Local... continue
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by Andrew Forster
The Welsh Government is reviving plans for a new motorway built to the south of Newport. The Government will consult in September on plans to build... continue
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So, how was the Chancellor’s spending round for transport? The headline figure looks pretty good, with the transport budget actually set to... continue
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The coalition has outlined plans for "the biggest programme of investment in roads since the 1970s" today. The chief secretary to the... continue
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The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government  has approved Central Bedfordshire Council’s Woodside to M1 Link road as a... continue
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Portsmouth and Southampton city councils and Hampshire County Council have made a stronger working relationship with the Highways Agency their... continue
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Sixty-two local authority road improvements have been awarded a share of £165m funding from the second tranche of the DfT’s Local Pinch... continue
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Demolishing the Hammersmith flyover and placing the road in a tunnel could be just part of a bigger project to put a longer section of the A4... continue
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Vanessa Kovacevic, Newmarket IP28
In his article celebrating the 50th anniversary of Traffic in Towns, John Dales derides those of us who continue to believe that ‘predict and... continue
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LABOUR is investigating scrapping Government high-speed rail company HS2 Ltd and transferring its responsibilities to Network Rail. The idea is... continue
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The London Mayor has set out his intent to draw up plans to extend the capital's tram network within three years and to start construction on the... continue
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