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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor is reportedly set to use his Wednesday Budget to announce measures on infrastructure to boost Britain's poor productivity as shadow... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
‘Capital rich, revenue poor’  is an increasingly apt description of the transport funding situation councils in England find... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The City of Edinburgh Council is exploring how to raise funds to extend its tram line into the north of the city.  The city’s first tram... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Public consultation has begun on North Somerset Council’s plans to restore passenger rail services on the former Portishead branch. Passenger... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council is to strengthen its transport officer structure when the 15-year Capita contract for highways, transport,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London collected £130m of contributions towards transport schemes from developers in 2014/15 – the highest ever... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London collected £130m of contributions towards transport schemes from developers in 2014/15 – the highest ever... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Consultants have urged Buckinghamshire County Council to strengthen its team of officers who deal with the highways implications of new developments,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Political leaders in the West Midlands conurbation have endorsed a proposed £1.6bn package of public transport improvements, which they say... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Rhodri Clark
Passenger journeys on Welsh buses reached a record low in 2013/14, according to industry body CPT Cymru.  The long-term decline in bus patronage... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is to establish a single panel of experts to assess if areas of the country with city deal infrastructure funds deserve continued... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Bus franchising is risky for councils and will deliver few benefits for passengers, says a new report by the TAS Partnership.  “The... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Highways England has commissioned a series of projects to inform the management and development of England’s strategic road network. Contract... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT and Transport for London have re-appointed Jacobs Engineering Group on a five-year contract to act as project representative for the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Transport for London has awarded Bombardier Transportation a contract to supply 45 new trains for use on lines in east and north London. The contract... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John W E Helm
Network Rail had missed 30 out of its 84 planned Office for Rail and Road  (for England & Wales) by the end o... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The HGV levy is a "great success" because it has raised more than twice as much from foreign hauliers as was aniticipated, the minister for roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Three cycle routes in Norwich covering 43km are being upgraded thanks to DfT Cycle City Ambition Grants of £12.1m and £8.8m from Norwich... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT is commissioning research to help evaluators compare how projects perform with predictions made in business cases.  The Department says... continue
Local Transport Today
News
FirstGroup has won a five-year contract to operate services to the University of York, ousting current incumbent Transdev. The contract includes a... continue
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