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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local government today makes a bid for a proportion of fuel duty revenues to bolster highway maintenance services. The Local Government Association... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Bus services and highway maintenance stand to suffer as a result of a £5.8bn funding gap opening up before 2015/16, according to a new analysis... continue
Local Transport Today
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“CCTV CAMERAS that automatically issue parking fines are to be made illegal in a victory for motorists,” The Daily Mail noted approvingly... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Surrey County Council’s new speed limit policy will make it easier to implement 20mph speed limits. Until now the council’s policy has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
a council motion calling for signed-only 20mph speed limits across residential streets in Dundee was narrowly defeated this week. The motion... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authority officers want the DfT to drop plans to let councils amend yellow line restrictions without a Traffic Regulation Order. The DfT is... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment extra
Andrew Forster
Councils in England have won their campaign to continue using CCTV camera enforcement for parking restrictions outside schools, in bus lanes, at bus... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
West Berkshire Council is consulting on introducing a permit scheme to manage works on the highway. The council plans to adopt the South East Permit... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London wants to expand the number of goods deliveries that take place outside the peak hours in an effort to improve road safety. Its... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
There is no evidence that switching off street lights at night in Norfolk has increased crime, according to the county council. Norfolk has... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Construction of an innovative scheme to improve cycle safety on a roundabout in Bedford will commence in the next few weeks after the council reached... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has announced how £168m of funding for road maintenance will be allocated to local authorities across England.  The Potholes... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Glasgow City Council’s proposed segregated cycle lanes in the city centre have been branded “unnecessary, costly and cumbersome” by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The A38 tunnels through Birmingham city centre will close for six weeks from 18 July to allow contractor Amey to conduct the final stage of... continue
Local Transport Today
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Anti-road protesters could hamper the achievement of efficiencies from the Government’s road reforms in England, the DfT has... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Highways Agency has awarded a £184.4m contract to a team led by Balfour Beatty for the installation of a 17-mile smart motorway scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
A few weeks back, I was asked to advise some master-planners in connection with a proposed new housing development on the edge of a large town in the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councils in Scotland are exploring opportunities for shared services to deliver road maintenance and decriminalised parking enforcement.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
Few people put forward the case for cycling as eloquently as London mayor Boris Johnson but when it comes to turning his vision for a bike-friendly... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local transport is the most neglected and deteriorating part of the UK's infrastructure according to engineers, who say that the state of the... continue
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