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Local Transport Today
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Government company HS2 Ltd has awarded a £1.5m environmental services contract to consultants Temple and RSK for the Birmingham to Leeds and... continue
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Halton Borough Council has named the Merseylink consortium as the preferred bidder for the 30-year contract to design, build, finance and operate the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail is in discussions with the DfT over how powers will be secured for the Ordsall Chord in Manchester, the first phase of the Northern Hub... continue
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Manchester City Council is to use £500,000 of its public health budget to fund the implementation of 20mph speed limits on residential streets.... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Brighton and Hove City Council is building ‘cycle bypasses’ round the back of about 15 bus stops on a busy road. The council is... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for Greater Manchester and local authorities in the West of England Partnership area are preparing bids to the DfT’s Better Bus Area... continue
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Liverpool City Council has awarded Amey contracts to deliver highways and street cleaning services, worth a combined £113m over nine... continue
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Local Transport Today
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Local authorities in the Liverpool City Region are calling for new legislation to allow councils to recoup the future maintenance costs of new... continue
Local Transport Today
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High-speed rail opposition group the HS2 Action Alliance has raised the necessary funds to take its judicial review of the scheme to the Court of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Liverpool City Region authorities want the Government to legislate to give councils more flexibility on how the English National Concessionary... continue
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The Highways Agency may consider funding enhancements to local authority road networks if the improvements can deliver “clear benefits”... continue
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The DfT has offered Nottingham City Council £1.5m to help fund 15 more electric buses, which will take the city’s electric bus fleet up... continue
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FirstGroup has said it expects to be paid £12.8m of compensation from the Government for the termination of the West Coast Main Line franchise... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has played down the amber/red ranking for the High Speed 2 project given by the Government’s Major Projects Authority (MPA) last week.... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester has identified five rail lines in the conurbation that could be converted to tram-train operation at an estimated... continue
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Bus stop ‘bypasses’ for cyclists could be built on Manchester’s Oxford Road as part of a bus priority package being consulted on by... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Dave du Feu, Spokes, the Lothian Cycle Campaign, Edinburgh EH11
Phil Goodwin’s article about cycling raises an issue that has concerned Spokes for two decades, and on which we have unsuccessfully lobbied... continue
Local Transport Today
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by Andrew Forster
Transport for Greater Manchester was this week awaiting official confirmation that it has secured a £15m grant from the DfT to boost cycling in... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
ON 16 MAY, The Liverpool Post castigated Merseytravel, the Integrated Transport Authority for Merseyside, over its now aborted attempt to invest in a... continue
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