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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Labour's shadow transport secretary has revealed that the party would use some of the funds freed up by delaying two major road schemes for pothole... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A trial of longer lorry trailers has had no adverse impact on road safety, an interim review has concluded. The DfT authorised a ten-year trial in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Office of Rail and Road – the new name of the Office of Rail Regulation – is consulting on how it plans to monitor the performance of... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The dominance of traffic in Stratford town centre in east London is to be ended under the London Borough of Newham’s plans to replace the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT is retaining control of the approval process for about 30 of the biggest local transport major projects in England, in a U-turn from previous... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has selected 31 major road maintenance schemes in 28 local authorities to receive a share of its £275m challenge fund. As well as road... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT should build a more sophisticated understanding of business travel behaviour to help inform policies to cut car use, according to a new... continue
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Secondary stories
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Matthew Ford, Roads campaigner, Campaign to Protect Rural England, London SE1
I recently attended the launch of Highways England and was surprised to hear so much talk of increasing road capacity in order to relieve congestion.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tom van Vuren, Divisional director, Mott MacDonald, Birmingham and Visiting professor, Institute for Transport Studies, the University of Leeds
The Department for Transport ought to be congratulated for developing scenario forecasts for road traffic (‘DfT embraces scenario-based road... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Gordon Stokes, University of Oxford
I find it interesting that many words in the English language can have different meanings, depending on their context. ‘Professional’ and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Highways England starts operations today, vowing to upgrade the network to make it safer and more reliable for motorists. The Government-owned... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Over the last year road maintenance budgets increased and 33% more potholes were filled, according to a survey published today. But there has been no... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin today unveils the winners of the competition for £275m funding for major local roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government has selected the Leeds city region to pilot shared transport initiatives including measures to expand car clubs and a smartphone app... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities and the Highways Agency spent £4.2bn on road maintenance in 2013/14, according to the DfT. Of this, £800m was spent by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Birmingham City Council has published further details of its plans to transform the A38 ‘urban motorway’ that skirts the north of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
The latest issue of LTT (6 Mar) illustrates the grip that rail has upon the imagination of the nation. Two pages are devoted to whether the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Gloucestershire County Council is to explore the case for building a third road crossing over the Severn estuary, located north of the two existing... continue
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Dorset County Council is commissioning a study into improving north-south road links in the county.  Parsons Brinckerhoff, the county’s... continue
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