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The Highways Agency has awarded Amey a five-year asset support contract to carry out maintenance, renewal and low-cost improvements to more than 500... continue
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Norfolk County Council this week named Mouchel the winner of its highways design and professional services contract. Mouchel will take over from Mott... continue
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Transport for London is setting up a working group to promote freight deliveries in the capital outside the busiest times of day. The out-of-hours... continue
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Tactile paving is likely to be installed along the edge of the vehicle path in a shared space scheme in Southend.  Consultant Urban Movement... continue
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The DfT has asked local authorities in England to consider reducing their use of “intrusive” yellow lines to mark parking restrictions in... continue
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Transport Scotland and the City of Edinburgh and West Lothian councils are teaming up to commission a £100,000 study into public transport... continue
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A new application for publishing temporary traffic regulation orders has been produced by ELGIN. The tool creates closures and diversions by clicking... continue
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Removing a bus lane on a main road in Sheffield will reduce delays to buses as well as other traffic, according to modelling undertaken by Sheffield... continue
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South Gloucestershire Council has become the first in the country to use a new cloud-based traffic management system.  The council is trialling... continue
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Graham MacNicol has joined consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff as regional director for highways in the Midlands, based in Birmingham. MacNicol joins... continue
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Liverpool City Council has rejected transport minister Norman Baker’s call to drop a trial suspension of every bus lane in the city.  In... continue
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Brighton and Hove Council’s green administration is facing a backlash from motorists who claim the council has declared “war” on... continue
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Lee Baker
A cross-party committee of MPs has called on the DfT to take funds away from local highway authorities not completing an asset management plan they... continue
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Peter Stonham
The BRT schemes in the French cities of Nantes and Rouen are arguably two of the most impressive and clearly focused uses of the concept to provide... continue
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Transport Minister Norman Baker this week put pressure on Liverpool’s directly elected mayor, Joe Anderson, to drop a trial suspension of every... continue
Local Transport Today
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Two new guides to improving the delivery of highways maintenance have been published by the DfT-funded Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme. The... continue
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The DfT has announced a further £80m of ‘pinch point’ funding to tackle congestion on local roads in England. Transport secretary... continue
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Norfolk County Council has ruled out introducing area-wide 20mph speed limits in its urban areas, saying they deliver little benefit in terms of... continue
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John Seddon, Leominster, Herefordshire
I am sure you will be pleased to hear that interest in LTT extends beyond the transport planning fraternity. My wife, an archaeologist by training... continue
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Andrew Forster
CYcle campaigners are calling on councils to promote night-time deliveries in urban areas. This follows the news that the number of cyclists killed... continue
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