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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister and the Chancellor highlighted today that 200 road, rail, local transport and other infrastructure projects will start in 2014/15... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Merseytravel chief executive David Brown has been named lead officer for transport for the new Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, which covers... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in the Leeds City Region are close to finalising a single appraisal framework (SAF) for prioritising transport and other... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has sent local authorities in England the data that will be used to calculate their integrated transport block (ITB) allocations for the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Transport Today
The dispute between the UK and Welsh governments over who agreed to pay for the Welsh Valley lines electrification programme, first announced in 2012... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities should not use travel plans as a way to penalise motorists, according to new guidance from the Department for Communities and Local... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
A local authority is to turn its integrated transport unit into a wholly-owned council company that could sell services to other councils and even... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Local authorities in West Yorkshire are developing a new mechanism for funding their £1bn West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund after the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in Wales are waiting to hear if they have been successful in bids to the Welsh Government’s much-reduced grant for local... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Stuart Baker has been appointed head of local growth at the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership. He was manager of Transport for South Hampshire and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An extended pedestrianised area, a new bus interchange and a review of park-and-ride services are among proposals in a new transport strategy for... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Frances Adams has been appointed interim assistant director of highways, transport and waste at the City of York Council. She is a director of... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
David Frost is stepping down as chair of the Local Enterprise  Partnership Network on 26 March. The LEPs have yet to elect a new cha... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Lancashire County Council and Blackburn with Darwen Council have put forward plans for a number of new transport studies in a joint East Lancashire... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities need to focus on delivering just a few key transport infrastructure priorities to support new housing and economic development,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has stripped Wales’ four regional transport consortia of their responsibilities and funding, passing much... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A huge shake-up to how transport policy is delivered in Wales was signalled this week as a Government-appointed commission recommended the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Stuart Love has joined Southampton City Council as director of place. He was director of environment and economy at Isle of Wight Coun... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Barra Mac Ruairi is joining Bristol City Council as strategic director for place. He is strategic director for regeneration at Bradford City... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Sue Scane is Oxfordshire County Council’s new director of environment and economy, replacing Huw Jones who is retiring from the council in... continue
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