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Local Transport Today
In brief
Lancashire County Council has set a deadline of 1 January for neighbouring Blackpool, and Blackburn with Darwen councils to agree to prepare a joint... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A council on Merseyside has criticised the conurbation’s draft local transport plan, saying, among other things, that it places too much... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Local Authorities in England are likely to receive all their local transport settlement as grant rather than borrowing approval in a change that was... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Senior county officials warmly welcomed the minister for local transport's announcement that the coalition Government will provide all transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The coalition Government has announced that the local government grant will be cut by 28% over the next four years. Overall revenue funding from... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A plan for a joint local transport plan for Lancashire, Blackburn and Blackpool is in doubt because the political leaders of the two unitary... continue
Categories: LTP, Northwest England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Buckinghamshire County Council is encouraging residents to develop local transport schemes themselves. Jim Stevens, Buckinghamshire’s head of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local transport minister Norman Baker has acknowledged that the Government’s devolution of power to local government will lead to bigger... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Kent County Council is introducing a new system for prioritising investment in small-scale transport schemes. Under the new two-stage budget... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Department of Planning, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford OX3
If the old bogey of financial uncertainty were the only obstacle facing transport planners then I might have some sympathy with Thompson &... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Leicestershire and Leicester are discussing how to prepare their next local transport plans amid some tensions over joint working.... continue
Categories: LTP, East Midlands
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Transport authorities in England must produce new local transport plans by next April, transport minister Norman Baker confirmed this... continue
Categories: LTP, England
Local Transport Today
In brief
Buckinghamshire County Council has written to the DfT requesting a 6-12 month delay to preparing its third local transport plan, to ensure it better... continue
Categories: LTP, East of England
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Mark Thompson & Melissa Burgan, Small Fish
Last month the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) said the process of preparing new local transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Senior county council officials are to write to the DfT to request that the preparation of new statutory local transport plans is halted, given the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Lancashire, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen councils are in talks about preparing a joint local transport plan. Transport authorities in England... continue
Categories: LTP, Northwest England
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The DfT-Backed Quiet Deliveries Demonstration Scheme, which was launched in January, has a very simple aim: to test whether many of the current... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The local transport plan system will be retained in England if the Conservatives win the General Election, shadow transport minister Stephen Hammond... continue
Categories: LTP, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TThe Yorkshire and Humber region is to change the way road maintenance funding is distributed to local authorities. The DfT is including road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The South East of England is to review its regional transport priorities because of expected future funding cuts. Regional planner James Renwick told... continue
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