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Local Transport Today
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Green groups want the Scottish Government to ringfence Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) for environmental transport and road maintenance. Responding to the... continue
Local Transport Today
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West Sussex County Council’s proposed permit system for works on the highway will cover all works on all roads. A sliding scale of permit... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Highways Maintenance Efficiency Partnership (HMEP) has launched a suite of new and updated documents to help local highway authorities procure... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Hampshire County Council is to procure a highways term maintenance ‘plus’ contract that will see the private sector take on more... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
MIRA, the automotive testing and engineering consultancy based in Nuneaton, has been bought by Horiba, a Japanese firm with automotive R&D... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has appointed Frontier Economics to study the data requirements necessary to improve the post-opening evaluation of transport projects (LTT... continue
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Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet has approved a £38m package of improvements to the A40 that connects Oxford with Witney to the west,... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The London Borough of Camden is installing what it says are the capital’s first ‘stepped track’ cycle lanes, where the lane is set... continue
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Letters to the editor
Phil Sulley, Yalding, Kent ME18
In mid-Kent, and I assume in other rural areas, we have increasing numbers of long strings of cyclists. On our many narrow, winding roads they can... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
As long ago as 1791 Tom Paine set out in The Rights of Man one of the most important principles of freedom and democracy, yet one that campaign group... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor's Productivity Plan sees a key role for roads and rail in increasing the economic output of the workforce by reducing the costs of... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government is considering the case for renaming the A1(M) north of Leeds as the M1.  ... continue
Local Transport Today
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Highways England and Essex County Council are to collaborate on a study into options for dualling the A120 between Braintree and Marks Tey, the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Welsh Government is developing a business case for a third bridge over the Menai Strait, which separates Anglesey from the mainland. Congestion... continue
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News extra
The ‘Without the Hot Air’ series at present includes books by David Mackay on Sustainable Energy and David Nutt on Drugs, while Volume 2... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A Conservative election pledge to invest £13bn in transport to create a 'Northern Powerhouse' includes annual allocations to councils for local... continue
Local Transport Today
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Bus users have voiced concern about deteriorating service reliability in London as a result of roadworks, many associated with cycle superhighways... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has raised £46.5m from foreign-registered vehicles in the first year of the HGV road user levy – more than twice the... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) have awarded Norfolk County Council a prize for its policy of reducing... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Details have emerged of the memberships of the four regional groups of Scottish councils taking part in the Roads Collaboration Programme... continue
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