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Issue 644 - 4 April 2014: News
Unleash your commercial flair, council tells its transport team

Unleash your commercial flair, council tells its transport team
Andrew Forster

A local authority is to turn its integrated transport unit into a wholly-owned council company that could sell services to other councils and even operate transport services itself.  Cheshire East Council’s... continue

Council ‘puts dog mess before safety’

The Safer Roads Humber partnership has criticised one of its member councils, saying it is withdrawing funding in order to tackle dog muck.  North East Lincolnshire Council’s cabinet this week approved plans to... continue

LTT – keeping you informed for 25 years

On the 3 April 1989 Local Transport Today was launched. The mission then was the same as now: quite simply, to provide you with the best impartial coverage of the UK transport policy and practice scene. We’d like to... continue

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Will HS2 make the north-south divide better... or worse?

Will HS2 make the north-south divide better... or worse?
Rik Thomas

THE PUBLICATION of the Sir David Higgins’ report on the HS2 high-speed rail network (LTT 21 Mar) provoked yet another flurry of comment in the media on the need (or otherwise) for the UK to have high-speed... continue