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Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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The Government has given strikingly different assessments of how congestion is addressed in the local transport plans of the two conurbations granted... continue
Local Transport Today
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LTP Name Integrated Maintenance Total LTP Delivery Report Transport Funding Classification Classification (000s) (000s) (000s) ENGLAND TOTAL 571017... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The local transport settlement announced by transport secretary Douglas Alexander just before Christmas detailed how the DfT will allocate next... continue
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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Gloucestershire County Council has launched a consultation on plans to set up a lorry management strategy in the county. The strategy, which was... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authorities in England voiced frustration this week at the Government's decision to subject at least 17 provisionally approved major transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has invited 17 local transport plan areas to apply for 'Centre of Excellence' (CoE) status in recognition of their success at implementing... continue
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Local Transport Today
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The final version of local transport plan guidance published by the DfT last week includes a raft of important changes from the draft guidance... continue
Local Transport Today
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Funding for small-scale local transport schemes such as road safety, cycling and bus priority measures is to be cutback by the DfT over the next... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is developing a new database containing information about Highways Agency and local authority roads - such as journey times, traffic levels,... continue
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