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Local Transport Today
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The Scottish Government has made no progress towards its target of 10% of all trips to be by bicycle by 2020, according to the Committee on Climate... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Scottish Government has announced a further £10m for active travel in 2015/16, taking total active travel expenditure up to £36m, a... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Norfolk County Council wants to trial lower speed limits across rural roads in the north-west of the county, in an effort to cut accidents. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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The European Commission is consulting on a mid-term review of its 2011 White Paper on transport. The White Paper included objectives to halve the use... continue
Local Transport Today
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Swindon Borough Council is planning to establish a strategic transport team to lead delivery of the council’s expanded programme of transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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Dundee City Council is to establish a public social partnership (PSP) to deliver public transport services in the city.  PSPs allow the public... continue
Local Transport Today
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Ten options for upgrading east-west rail links across the north of England, each costing at least a billion pounds, have been outlined in a transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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North Somerset Council looks set to become the first local authority to promote a development consent order (DCO) for a railway project.  The... continue
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Political leaders in West Yorkshire have expressed disappointment about the content of the devolution deal for the area struck with the Government... continue
Local Transport Today
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The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership has asked us to point out that all papers for its meetings are available to the public via its... continue
Local Transport Today
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Glasgow’s bike hire scheme registered 48,594 rentals between its launch on the 24 June last year and 1 March, according to the city council.... continue
Local Transport Today
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Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, the City of London, Coventry, Edinburgh, Lancashire, Liverpool, Newcastle, Nottingham, Oxford, Portsmouth, Warrington,... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Office of Rail and Road – the new name of the Office of Rail Regulation – is consulting on how it plans to monitor the performance of... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The dominance of traffic in Stratford town centre in east London is to be ended under the London Borough of Newham’s plans to replace the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andy Gibbons, Nottingham City Council’s head of public transport,  is being seconded to the DfT on a part-time basis to provide advice on... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is retaining control of the approval process for about 30 of the biggest local transport major projects in England, in a U-turn from previous... continue
Local Transport Today
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Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council are exploring the feasibility of trialling the UK’s first double-decker wireless electric... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT should build a more sophisticated understanding of business travel behaviour to help inform policies to cut car use, according to a new... continue
Local Transport Today
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Government grant to encourage public transport and active travel use should offer local authorities a mix of revenue and capital grant in order to... continue
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