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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson is arguing for a new cabinet post in the next Government to deliver infrastructure, according to the London... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Scotland has sought to reassure local communities along the A9 between Perth and Inverness about the  impacts of the dualling... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has expressed preference for the shortest of the three A4 Hammersmith Flyunder options investigated by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency, local authorities and local enterprise partnerships in North Yorkshire are preparing a memorandum of understanding about... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Anne Robinson, Friends of the Peak District and Campaign to Protect Rural England South Yorkshire Sheffield S2
Sixty years of aspirations for an all-weather fast route across the Peak District linking the M1 and the M67 were whittled down from a motorway in... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Sulley, Yalding, Kent ME18
Once again the DfT’s forecasts of traffic growth on the strategic road network, of some 40%, appear excessive (“Rethink ‘predict... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Robert Davis, Chair, Road Danger Reduction Forum, London NW10
Your editorial “Road critics go unheard” (LTT 07 Mar) notes that many professional bodies and academics are questioning the renewed... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Transport-Watch, Northampton NN2
David Metz canvasses for changes in land values to be the measure of benefits rather than the traditional time savings (ibid). I canvassed for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Buchan, Director, MTRU, London
Perhaps the most surprising thing about your interview with David Metz would be if anyone found it surprising (ibid). Even as long ago as when I did... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tom Worsley, Visiting fellow, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2
I read with great interest your interview with David Metz although he is mistaken in his belief that, almost three years after my retirement from the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Robert Goodwill MP, Parliamentary under secretary of state for transport, Department for Transport, Great Minster House, London SW1P
I write following your coverage of the draft National Networks National Policy Statement (“Rethink ‘predict and provide’ roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Keith Mitchell, Peter Brett Associates
The draft National Policy Statement for national networks sets out its stall as follows: “The NPS sets out the Government’s vision and... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Balfour Beatty results for the year ended 31 December 2013 present a mixed picture with gains in infrastructure investment and support services being... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Consultant WSP has announced a number of transport appointments. Glen Player is area director for infrastructure based in Basingstoke. He joins from... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John W E Helm
The Highways Agency has invited tenders for its Collaborative Delivery Framework. Tenders have to be returned by late May, and will take around... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Sharp-eyed readers (actually, even the bleariest hung-over ones) will have noticed a recurrent thread among the three lead stories in the last issue... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Roads minister Robert Goodwill this week responded to the professional debate about the Government’s road planning, saying ministers had no... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor George Osborne today approved a £270m guarantee for the Mersey Gateway Bridge and will give new tax and borrowing powers to the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Lancashire County Council is proposing a new motorway junction on the M6 in the south of Lancaster to support new housing and the expansion plans of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
England’s city-region transport bodies are calling on ministers to allocate a bigger slice of transport funding to urban transport schemes,... continue
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