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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Reports that the Government was considering cutting the speed limit on rural single carriageway roads from 60mph to 50mph prompted several editorials... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has been urged to launch a ‘Sustainable Travel National Parks’ project to showcase best practice in non-car visitor... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The National Trust has commissioned consultants to develop a visitor travel plan for the Wicken Fen Vision in Cambridgeshire, a project to create a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A rural community car club is set to be launched in Norfolk in March. Louise Cornell, a senior transport planner at Norfolk County Council, told LTT... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rural transport authorities across England are preparing plans to ensure that young people are able to access the new diploma courses being... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A package of measures to restore the rural character of roads in Epping Forest has been presented to the public by Essex County Council and the City... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rural public transport could be transformed if ministers grasp the opportunity for taxis to play a bigger role in the mix, according to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Assembly Government has awarded a £509,000 three-year grant to a new demand responsive transport bus service in Carmarthenshire and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A number of Welsh bus services are facing a funding shortfall after the Welsh Assembly Government announced it is to withdraw grant support earlier... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Tourism businesses in Brecon Beacons national park are to be encouraged to produce travel plans for their customers and staff. The park authority has... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Walmsley Wokingham RG41
Your report on a low-carbon future for rural communities (‘Drastic curbs on rural mobility set out in vision of low CO2 society’ LTT 19... continue
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Local Transport Today
Regular news
An extraordinary vision of a mobility-constrained future for rural communities has been painted in a report looking at how tough carbon dioxide... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Any further research by the DfT on road pricing must be ‘rural proofed’ by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Cumbria County Council has approved what it terms a ‘relief package’ to help the county’s bus operators cope with rising fuel... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new report from the Noise Association says that traffic noise in rural areas is much worse than is currently recognised and calls for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Researchers are seeking examples of good and bad practice in integrating urban and rural land use and transport planning for a study funded by the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Welsh Assembly members have urged the Assembly Government to extend the concessionary travel scheme for the elderly and disabled to community... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Assembly Government has reduced bus grants to rural unitary authorities at a time of rapid rises in industry costs. Some operators in Wales... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
In rural areas, coordinating bus and train services is especially important because low service frequencies can otherwise result in long waits. Local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rhodri Clark
Perhaps it is only natural for bus operators to fear that little good will come from the powers in the Local Transport Bill to help local government... continue
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