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Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Government is considering how driverless cars can be permitted on the roads, and as part of this is looking at a licensing regime that is... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The unpredictability of future funding and the large reductions in revenue funding will increase costs in the long-term the National Audit Office... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
An infrastructure bill is expected to be included in the Queen's Speech on Wednesday. The House of Commons library continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Labour has attacked "short-term budget decisions that cost more in the long-run," citing an about-turn on road maintenance. Chris Leslie, Labour's... continue
Local Transport Today
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An Atkins/AECOM joint venture has won an £189,707 contract from the Highways Agency to review current provision for cycling in scheme design;... continue
Local Transport Today
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Police Scotland may enforce 20mph speed limits in Edinburgh under a new service level agreement struck with the city council. The council will pay... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councillors in Cambridgeshire have deferred a decision on an innovative package of measures to boost cycling on two main roads in Cambridge until... continue
Local Transport Today
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Flashing road studs have been installed on a pedestrian crossing in a retail park near Nottingham to improve road safety. Pole-mounted sensors... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Highways Agency has just awarded corporate consultant The Storytellers a £16,667 contract under the title ‘Company name... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is scrapping the system of type approval for traffic control equipment such as traffic lights and variable message signs. The current system... continue
Local Transport Today
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Blackburn with Darwen Council has appointed consultant Capita to oversee the technology aspects of the £40m Pennine Reach project to improve... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government's recent announcement of plans to introduce ‘cycle streets’ (LTT 15 May) drove some readers of The Bristol Post into a... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Polls suggest that UKIP stands a chance of beating Labour in the elections to the European Parliament tomorrow, on a platform of slashing fuel duty,... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authorities in England and the Highways Agency spent £3.5bn on road maintenance in 2012/13, according to DfT figures. Of the total,... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authorities in England and the Highways Agency spent £3.5bn on road maintenance in 2012/13, according to DfT figures. Of the total,... continue
Local Transport Today
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West Berkshire Council is to allocate £522,000 from its balances to repair flood-damaged roads because the extra DfT grant it has received is... continue
Local Transport Today
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Powys County Council plans to use traffic regulation orders (TROs) to permanently suspend rights for motor vehicles to use two Byways open to all... continue
Local Transport Today
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A borough-wide 20mph speed limit will be implemented in Lewisham if Steve Bullock is returned as the borough’s directly elected mayor in this... continue
Local Transport Today
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Hampshire County Council is planning to add three villages to its 20mph limit pilot programme, which already includes nine residential areas.... continue
Local Transport Today
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East Lothian Council is to pilot signed-only 20mph speed limits in parts of three towns: Tranent, Cockenzie and North Berwick.&n... continue
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