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Local Transport Today
Regular news
New road schemes dominate the transport infrastructure improvements needed to support the Government's plans for 169,800 new homes in the Milton... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Newspaper reports suggest that actor John Travolta may be considering taking up residence in a new housing estate in the bucolic Cotswolds. This is... continue
Local Transport Today
Monitor
The Highways Agency this week disputed a report that implies it is impeding the delivery of new housing in the South East and East of England. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Tenders invited
Bovis Homes is inviting tenders for the contract to build an extension to Midland Road to provide access into a new housing development. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The East of England's transport networks will require major investment if they are to cope with a massive increase in housing in the region over the... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
A leading environmental consultant has criticised transport and land use planners for disguising environmentally damaging policies with ambiguous... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The East of England Regional Assembly is seeking a meeting with Government ministers to discuss its "views and concerns" about the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government's new housing growth areas should be designed around the needs of public transport and pedestrians with car travel accommodated in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Speculation is growing that the Government may weaken planning policies that have restricted the approval of car-based developments in England for... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Darren Rismow,Ipswich IP2
The independent panel's report on the East of England Plan ('Plan inspectors put climate at the core of region's transport policy' LTT 29 Jun) seems... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Last week saw the publication of the Government's draft Manual for Streets (MfS) which aims to tackle the shortcomings in the quality of design of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new association has been set up to promote car-free housing developments. Carfree UK takes its inspiration from European car-free developments such... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Not so very long ago the Government's devolution agenda for England was focused on the eight regions outside London. Deputy prime minister John... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
More pedestrian-friendly housing estates would be built if the practice of 'design coding' became widespread, according to a report by the Commission... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
As we report on page nine, TRL's report on the pilot Home Zone scheme in Cavell Way, Sittingbourne, claims that "about half of the respondents... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of Edinburgh Council is piloting a solution to the long-standing problem of providing cycle storage facilities in tenement housing blocks.... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The publication of the Hybrid Bill allowing the Crossrail project to go ahead generated articles commenting on the effect that the new east-west... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has identified 44 transport schemes that could help support new housing provision in the four South East of England growth... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Making our communities more pleasant places to live and reducing the impact we have on the natural environment are such worthy aims it would be... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
Highways and transportation professionals are, of course, used to being blamed for everything but I'll take this opportunity to draw to your... continue
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