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The Airports Commission is consulting on the findings of feasibility studies into building a hub airport in an inner Thames Estuary location, east of... continue
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Kent County Council is to consult on plans for a new Thanet Parkway rail station between Ramsgate and Minster on the Ramsgate-Ashford line. The... continue
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The Highways Agency has re-started design work for a new junction on the M20 near Ashford to ease congestion and open up development... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has put off a  decision on where to locate a new Lower Thames Crossing until 2016 and asked the Highways... continue
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Councils in the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, which spans from Croydon to the south coast, are to create a joint committee to lead... continue
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Tim Hockney has joined consultant Atkins as programme director for rail signalling projects in South East England. Hockney joins from Thames Water... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Highways Agency has awarded Balfour Beatty a £35m design and build contract to improve a 2.5-mile section of the A21 between Tonbridge and... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has published the terms of reference for a new study into providing a southern rail access to Heathrow Airport.  The study, recommended... continue
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Brighton and Hove City Council is to apply to the DfT for powers to introduce a permit scheme for managing works in the road. The council estimates... continue
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Oxfordshire County Council is developing the detailed design for a £5.5m scheme to improve the public realm and reduce the traffic dominance in... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has granted powers to Reading Borough Council to build a new pedestrian/cycle bridge across the River Thames... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is preparing a consultation on safeguarding a route for Crossrail 2, the multi-billion project linking railways in south-west and north-east... continue
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Andrew Forster
Discussions of rail developments in the capital often focus on the mega projects such as the Thameslink upgrade, east-west Crossrail, and the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has rejected the Highways Agency’s plan to operate a 60mph speed limit all day on smart motorway... continue
Local Transport Today
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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
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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
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The Liberal Democrats may be preparing to drop their opposition to a new runway at Gatwick Airport. The London Evening Standard reports that the... continue
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The owners of Gatwick Airport say surface access improvements to support a second runway can be delivered without any additional cost to the taxpayer... continue
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People/people
Reading Transport chief executive James Freeman is leaving to join First as managing director for Bristol and the West of England. Freeman, who has... continue
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Lead Story
Public bike hire schemes launch this month in Reading and Bath. Reading’s Readybike scheme went live this week with 200 bikes available for use... continue
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