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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
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
A huge shake-up to how England’s strategic road network is managed has been announced by transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin. It will see... continue
Local Transport Today
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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
In brief
Councillors in Brighton & Hove this week voted to reinstate three streets into the 20mph limit plans after residents complained about the... 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 Highways Agency has completed the installation of a ‘smart motorway’ on a ten-mile stretch of the M6 between junctions 5 and 8, near... continue
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Regular news
York councillors’ frustration with media reporting of the council’s area-wide 20mph speed limits policy for residential streets has been... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The City of York Council is to challenge a Traffic Penalty Tribunal ruling that the council acted illegally in issuing more than 50,000 penalty... continue
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One of Britain’s best-known local transport politicians has lost his transport portfolio because of an uproar over traffic restrictions. Dave... continue
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Regular news
Swindon Council may  install solar-panelled noise barriers alongside motorways and trunk roads in its area. As well as reducing traffic noise... continue
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News
Hampshire County Council is expected to grant Amey LG an extension to its term highway services contract next week. Amey was awarded the contract in... continue
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East Sussex County Council is to procure a new highways services contract on its own, having ended talks about a joint procurement with neighbouring... continue
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Transport Scotland has awarded Vysionics the contract to install an average speed camera system over 137 miles of the A9 between Dunblane and... continue
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The Highways Agency has awarded Redflex Traffic Systems Ltd a further contract to supply new digital speed enforcement camera systems for... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport minister Robert Goodwill opened the Cycle City Leeds event by declaring that providing more dedicated facilities for cyclists on the roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT has reported that 47% of local authorities said the proportion of their principal road network where maintenance should be considered was... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Councillors in Solihull are being urged to drop plans to replace signal-controlled pedestrian crossings with informal courtesy crossings as part of a... continue
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COUNCILS IN Greater Manchester want to review with the DfT how the conurbation’s bus market can play a bigger part in meeting travel... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail has appointed consultant WSP to conduct a feasibility study into closing level crossings on the East Coast Main Line between London and... continue
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The Government is being urged to establish a working group to rewrite England’s statutory parking guidance and revise the rules on the use of... continue
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