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In brief
The DfT has re-classified Devon County Council's second local transport plan from 'fair' to 'good' following representations from the council. The... continue
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Letters to the editor
The Government distributes revenue support grant using a relative needs formula that includes an element for highway maintenance. The formula... continue
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Regular news
Local authorities should be bound by a statutory target to reduce urban traffic, which would be included in local transport plans by 2008, according... continue
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Regular news
New legislation came into force this week that will allow the Secretary of State for Transport to take enforcement action against local traffic... continue
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Regular news
The DfT has published details of how it plans to allocate £5m to the ten largest conurbations and cities in England to help them tackle... continue
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Letters to the editor
Just before Christmas the DfT judged the delivery of the first local transport plans (2000-2006) to be excellent in 19 councils, very good or good in... continue
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Interview
During the first Local Transport Plan period (2001-06), local transport authorities in England (outside of London) spent a total of £72.5m of... continue
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Garrett Emmerson
Garrett Emmerson is chair of the Local Transport Planning Network, a member of the Commission for Integrated Transport and head of transportation at Buckinghamshire County Council. The views expressed in this column are those of the author alone.
The weeks before Christmas saw the publication of a flurry of documents of potentially great significance to the future of local transport delivery,... continue
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Regular news
n One little noticed highlight of <b>Sir Rod Eddington's </b>report on transport and the economy study lies in the map that illustrates... continue
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Regular news
The Government has given strikingly different assessments of how congestion is addressed in the local transport plans of the two conurbations granted... continue
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Regular news
LTP Name Integrated Maintenance Total LTP Delivery Report Transport Funding Classification Classification (000s) (000s) (000s) ENGLAND TOTAL 571017... continue
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Secondary stories
The local transport settlement announced by transport secretary Douglas Alexander just before Christmas detailed how the DfT will allocate next... continue
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Garrett Emmerson
Recent announcements in the Queen's Speech and the local government White Paper that the Government intends to legislate to give councils greater... continue
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Regular news
Local authorities that have submitted major transport scheme proposals to the DfT this summer will have to wait until at least next February to learn... continue
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Letters to the editor
Ray Bentley
The threat of the use of Quality Contracts seems to have revitalised the debate about bus re-regulation, with the large group operators discussing... continue
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Regular news
Too much central control of funding and transport objectives, combined with a "particular tension" between central and local government, is... continue
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News extra
Transport secretary Douglas Alexander used his speech at last week's Labour Party conference to heap praise on London's mayor, Ken Livingstone, and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Rachel Evans, Atkins, Birmingham B1
I am encouraged to see that rights of way planning is becoming increasingly integrated into local transport planning, at least in the policy domain.... continue
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Regular news
Gloucestershire County Council has launched a consultation on plans to set up a lorry management strategy in the county. The strategy, which was... continue
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Regular news
Local authorities in England voiced frustration this week at the Government's decision to subject at least 17 provisionally approved major transport... continue
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