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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
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Scotland’s transport minister Derek Mackay ruled out changing the default speed limit on restricted roads from 30 to 20mph during a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
You report that the Government intends to place more emphasis on the economic impacts of transport schemes (‘DfT rewrites the rulebook for... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Adrian Davis, University of the West of England
One of the central offers from public health professionals as they re-joined local government in April 2013 was our proficiency in evidence-based... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
THE GOVERNMENT this week pledged to press ahead with its high-speed rail plans, as a sceptic of HS2 joined the Treasury and reports emerged that the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Changes to the geography of some of England’s local enterprise partnerships (LEP) could be in the offing.  Peter Jones, chairman of the... continue
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