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Local Transport Today
Regular news
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version of local transport plan guidance published by the DfT last week includes a raft of important changes from the draft guidance...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
Lead Story
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
Regular news
The DfT is developing a new database containing information about Highways Agency and local authority roads - such as journey times, traffic levels,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
The development of Accession, the software recommended by the DfT to local authorities for their accessibility planning mapping audits, has a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has responded to local authority pressure and agreed to give councils an extra eight months to complete their accessibility planning... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
With the deadline for submission of the second round of local transport plans nine months away, local authority transport planning teams are feeling... continue
Categories: LTP, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT plans to start assessing the quality of project management on major transport schemes as part of its criteria for determining whether schemes... continue
Categories: LTP, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT this week pledged to issue its accessibility planning software to local authorities this month, in the wake of mounting anxiety about the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in Wales will be able to access the web-based Local Transport Planning Network following the Welsh Assembly Government's decision... continue
Categories: LTP, Wales
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Ray Bentley,Director, Belfast Citybus and Ulsterbus,Yelverton,Plymouth PL20
."The full guidance on the second round of local transport plans says at Part 2 paragraph 5: "LTPs should not aim to deliver solutions to... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Although it contains one of Britain's premier tourist attractions in the Lake District, Cumbria is suffering from the effects of economic decline.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Central and local government must place a greater emphasis on rural transport, according to a new report by the Commission for Rural Communities... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An inability to attract skilled staff and a lack of corporate priority for transport are the two key threats to improving the performance of weak... continue
Categories: LTP, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The five Merseyside conurbation authorities and the PTE, Merseytravel, are to create a support team to prepare the next local transport plan. The LTP... continue
Categories: LTP, Northwest England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The South East England Regional Assembly has criticised the DfT's draft local transport plan guidance, claiming that it fails to consider the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has selected eight new mandatory indicators to monitor Local Transport Plan performance. But 13 others which had been proposed will now be... continue
Categories: LTP, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The first summary Annual Progress Reports for Local Transport Plans were produced this year, but the vast majority of 'excellent' local authorities... continue
Categories: LTP, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
The new PRISM transport model that the seven metropolitan authorities in the West Midlands conurbation will be using to, amongst other things, help... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Hertfordshire County Council has appointed Neil French as a forward planning officer with responsibility for implementing local transport plan... continue
Categories: LTP, Southeast England
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport officers will be able to quiz the most senior officials from the Department for Transport at The Local Transport Planning Network's first... continue
Categories: LTP, All of UK
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