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Local Transport Today
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All public authorities and bus operators will have to consider lifetime environmental and energy consumption costs when procuring new road vehicles... continue
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Local authorities in the Leeds city-region have appointed consultants to examine how transport should be planned and delivered across the... continue
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Draft guidance to help English local authorities review transport governance arrangements has been published by the DfT. The Local Transport Bill... continue
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The DfT has outlined the grounds upon which bus operators will be able to object to frequencies, timings and maximum fares being included in... continue
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Local authority proposals to reform bus regulation in England and Wales outside the main conurbations have met with a cool response from the... continue
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A bus Quality Contract scheme could take more than two years to implement despite the proposed new approvals board taking only six weeks to decide... continue
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Bus operators in statutory Quality Partnership areas within England and Wales could have to give more notice of changes to bus services than... continue
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Transport schemes will be recipients of much of the £732m grant just announced by the Department for Communities and Local Government to support... continue
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The Infrastructure Planning Commission will halve the time it takes to approve major transport schemes in England, with most determined in less than... continue
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The costs of reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 60% by 2050 could outweigh the benefits of reduced climate change damage according to the... continue
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The Government should begin planning now for a network of five high-speed rail corridors across Britain, according to a new report by high-speed rail... continue
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Buses: Changes to Quality Contract?regime but approvals board retained The Bill broadens the scope of statutory Quality Partnership schemes to... continue
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This week's letters pages include two responses to Institution of Highways and Transportation president Mike Slinn's argument that cutting road... continue
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It must be an occasion for some rejoicing that only 14 years after publication of the UK Government's Sustainable Development Strategy the DfT should... continue
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The Government has rejected calls to set a transport-specific carbon dioxide reduction target within the Climate Change Bill and has insisted that... continue
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Legislative reforms to local transport governance and bus regulation in England outside London were included in this week’s Queen’s... continue
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The DfT is looking to widen the range of penalties that Traffic Commissioners can impose on bus operators to include measures that deliver benefits... continue
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The Government has backed down from its plan to eliminate the secretary of state for transport's power to require councils to conduct consultations... continue
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Key elements of the Government's Planning White Paper plans to reform the major scheme appraisal process in England could be unlawful, according to a... continue
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On 15 October The Daily Telegraph claimed on its front page that: "Ministers are to perform a U-turn by shelving plans for a national road... continue
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