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Local authorities on Merseyside have expressed concern that councils may give less attention to transport issues unless the Government does more to... continue
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New inquiries into freight, railways and the London Underground PPP have been announced by the House of Commons transport committee. The freight... continue
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Viewpoint
By David Quarmby
The first and most important achievement of the Rail White Paper is that it actually delivers on the orderly planning process for the railways put in... continue
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Viewpoint
By Jim Steer
Most commentators got the message for high-speed rail wrong when the Eddington report was published at the end of last year. Are we going to see... continue
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The House of Commons transport committee's new report on the draft Local Transport Bill begins with a gentle swipe at the DfT for giving the... continue
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With the Rail White Paper being launched just weeks?after Ruth Kelly was appointed transport secretary, the obvious question is did she have any... continue
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John Onslow
In last month's Housing Green Paper the Government spoke of its ambition to deliver two million new homes in England between now and 2016 (LTT?2... continue
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The DfT is to look again at the rules for setting up or expanding Passenger Transport Authorities following criticism that the Local Transport Bill... continue
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The DfT?has dismissed PTE calls for local authorities in England to determine their own bus Quality Contract applications. The Department says that... continue
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David Holmes, chairman, Royal Automobile Club Foundation "Road pricing revenues must be available for investment in providing additional road... continue
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Colin McKenna, chairman of the CSS?Integrated Transport Group: "We welcome the conclusions from the committee on the application of the... continue
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Passenger Transport Executives have spelt out their preferred bus Quality Contract approvals process, modelled on the Government's railway closure... continue
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A package of reforms to make parking enforcement more consistent across England has been announced by transport minister Rosie Winterton. Regulations... continue
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Media monitor
Media coverage of the Rail White Paper began on a positive note just prior to its publication. "Transport secretary Ruth Kelly will on Tuesday... continue
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Letters to the editor
Robert Davis
I was appalled by Phil Goodwin's complacent homily to John Prescott ('A bright man and a master at comprehending the key transport challenges' LTT 5... continue
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The DfT is working with the Department for Communities and Local Government on a new methodology to capture the economic benefits that new housing... continue
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Widespread reforms to the structure of the Traffic Commissioner network and commissioners' powers over bus services have been signalled in a... continue
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A Local Transport Bill and a Bill to change the way major transport infrastructure projects are delivered in England are almost certain to be... continue
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The Government's proposal to allow Passenger Transport Authorities to be established across England will have only limited attractions to councils... continue
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