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Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Scottish councils should be given the power to introduce a standard charge to help fund transport and other infrastructure associated with... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Adrian Grant, Managing director, The TAS Partnership, Preston PR1
I write in response to Jonathan Bray’s letter published in LTT on 7 August. The letter presents a completely distorted picture of our Lessons... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has no chance of meeting the UK’s Climate Change Act targets, a leading environmental commentator has declared.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills have created a joint policy unit to co-ordinate Government policy on driverless cars... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is planning to amend the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill to include previously promised reforms to the governance of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities on the south coast are discussing plans for a combined authority to oversee transport and economic development. Hampshire,... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Highways England has awarded  Atkins a £27,977 contract to review the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges sections on traffic signs to... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Membership of the House of Commons transport committee is: Louise Ellman (chair, Lab, Liverpool Riverside); Karl McCartney (Con, Lincoln), Mark... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
In early July The Manchester Evening News launched an online petition to, in the paper’s words, “get the Manchester-Leeds rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Following the Government’s confirmation that Network Rail’s investment programme is in chaos, a university (we won’t name them to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has made provision for a future connection between London’s east-west Crossrail and the West Coast Main Line in a proposed... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Edinburgh have agreed to cut the operating hours for many of the city’s bus lanes.  An 18-month experimental traffic order... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Edinburgh have agreed to cut the operating hours for many of the city’s bus lanes.  An 18-month experimental traffic order... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Welsh Government has extended until November the appointments of the Cardiff and Swansea city region board members, whose initial term expired... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government’s new Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill will give ministers powers to restructure local government in areas of England... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
On 24 May The Guardian’s political correspondent, Juliette Jowit, was strongly critical of what she deemed to be the Treasury’s excessive... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Aberdeen City Council has admitted that the operating model for a new ‘park-and-choose’ site may do little to deter it being used as an... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The volume of cycling in Great Britain rose to 3.2 billion vehicle miles, up from 3.1bn in 2013, according to figures published by the DfT. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The inquiry team investigating the ill-fated Edinburgh Tram project has invited public submissions on the key issues under consideration. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Oxfordshire County Council has told housing developers to accommodate cyclists on-street on the main streets in a major new housing development,... continue
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