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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT has announced the extension of the Abellio Greater Anglia franchise to October 2016 after agreeing a £20m programme aimed at improving... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Rail unions today take legal action to challenge Government plans to re-privatise th... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
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... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The DfT’s appraisal methods fail to capture the full extent of benefits that HS2 will bring, according to the HS2 Growth... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Low-level traffic signals for cyclists could be installed at two junctions in Norwich as part of plans for contra-flow cycle lanes in the city... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Park-and-ride users in Norwich are the first bus passengers to be able to use a new smartcard developed by Norfolk County Council. The card will be... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is reviewing the locations for HS2 stations in the East Midlands and South Yorkshire to see if the current proposals offer the best... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Essex County Council is exploring the possible introduction of a mandatory variable speed limit on a busy dual carriageway in the county. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
The phrase “predict and provide” first appeared in my book Towns Against Traffic, published in 1972. I used it to draw attention to... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Graham Nalty
High-speed rail is a wonderful way to travel. You can relax, or eat, or do productive work on your computer whilst you travel and your journey is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
LOCAL AUTHORITIES in Greater Cambridge are to shake-up the way transport is governed  and ultimately hope to establish a Combined Authority. The... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Civil Enforcement Officers (CEOs) in Peterborough have been equipped with ‘bodycams’ to give them extra protection when on patrol. At the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rail campaigners in Sussex are calling for a new ‘Thameslink 2’ railway to connect the South Coast and Gatwick Airport with Canary Wharf... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new consortium is to call for the London-West Midlands HS2 route to be re-planned to minimise its environmental impact and maximise the benefits of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
High-speed rail critics have accused the Government of keeping the cost of HS2 artificially low and said the Chancellor’s announcement of plans... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
major changes to the Government’s high-speed rail project were signalled by transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin this week as he responded to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bedford Borough Council has delayed implementation of its controversial ‘turbo roundabout’ to allow more discussions with motorcycle... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Critics of the Government’s high-speed rail plans were keen to describe this week’s  review of the project by Sir David Higgins, the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Tom Kelly is taking up the post of HS2 Ltd’s strategic communications director on 1 April. Kelly is currently Network Rail’s director of... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The Highways Agency has appointed an Atkins/AECOM joint venture to analyse the performance of the first ‘smart’ motorway scheme, which... continue
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