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Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
‘Capital rich, revenue poor’  is an increasingly apt description of the transport funding situation councils in England find... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The possibility of a huge West Midlands combined authority (CA) holding transport powers across the conurbation, Warwickshire and some parts of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is to establish a single panel of experts to assess if areas of the country with city deal infrastructure funds deserve continued... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Lancashire County Council has appointed consultant Mott MacDonald to prepare a masterplan for Preston, taking account of  HS2 and Network... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Richard Lawrence has left his post as programme director, Centro, to join Northampton Borough Council as head of economic development and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Welsh Government has extended until November the appointments of the Cardiff and Swansea city region board members, whose initial term expired... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authority enforcement of the rules applying to yellow box junctions in Cardiff has suffered another delay because of technical issues with... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
You report Oxfordshire County Council criticising new housing developments for not providing enough room for buses (“Street design in new... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Neil Taylor of consultant ITP discussed the explosion of data sources for transport planning. The biggest trip datasets were held by mobile phone... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councils in Norfolk are reviewing possible governance models that could lead to the devolution of transport and other powers from... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
It is "not clear" that directly-elected mayors for combined authorities proposed for conurbations will "be the strong leader its proponents desire... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Labour-controlled London Borough of Islington has ruled out seeking an ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) across the borough, saying any benefits would... continue
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Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Dorset County Council is to re-open a busy road closed last April because of a landslide risk after legal advice that the council will not be liable... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeen City Council made a surplus of £952,000 from bus lane enforcement in 2014/15, the first year of operations. Total income from penalty... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Oxfordshire County Council is to consult next month on plans to cut tendered bus services, as it seeks to reduce the supported transport budget by... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Highways England is procuring five new regional traffic models and collecting anonymised mobile phone data of travellers on the network to inform... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire county councils are urging the Government to grant their proposed new tri-county body public... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has approved nine local transport plans prepared by local authorities. The plans cover: Bridgend; Cardiff; Mid... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Highways England has appointed consultants to support a trial of average speed cameras on single and dual carriageway roads. Consultant CH2M has won... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Hertfordshire have approved a programme of cuts to bus services that will save the council £1.471m a year. The council has... continue
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