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Andrew Forster
Transport for London this week raised the possibility of a new era of urban road improvements as it announced plans to study placing major roads in... continue
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Andrew Forster
Boris Johnson has written to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin with a shopping list of changes to the DfT’s traffic sign rules, which the... continue
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Balfour Beatty has been awarded a ten-year contract worth £200 million by Herefordshire Council. The integrated contract covers highways... continue
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The DfT has given final approval to Nottingham City Council's £16.2m scheme to upgrade its ring-road in order to tackle congestion. The... continue
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Rik Thomas
The publication of the Office of Rail Regulation’s draft determination of how Network Rail will spend money to enhance the rail network in the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport Scotland has appointed consultant URS Infrastructure and Environment Ltd to investigate ways to relieve congestion at the Sheriffhall... continue
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The House of Commons transport committee has announced an inquiry into the strategic road network in England. An invitation for evidence has yet to... continue
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The Government is expected to announce the outcome of its review of the Highways Agency next week. LTT understands the DfT has been studying the idea... continue
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Coventry City Council is pressing ahead with plans for a new pedestrian boulevard linking the rail station to the city centre. The council is about... continue
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Glasgow City Council is preparing to launch the tender process for works to deliver the £40m Fastlink bus rapid transit project. Fastlink will... continue
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Andrew Forster
Some of the capital’s busiest roads could be put in tunnels to smooth traffic flow and improve the urban environment, London mayor Boris... continue
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The future of the green transport agenda in England outside London was thrown into doubt this week as the Treasury announced that DfT Local... continue
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Newcastle City Council plans to implement Red Routes on radial corridors and in the city centre to ease congestion.  Red Routes were pioneered... continue
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Reading and Stockport councils are to allow residents to set up ‘play streets’, following the lead of Bristol City Council. Residents can... continue
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The Scottish Government has called for 20mph speed limits to be implemented in all residential areas. The recommendation appears in the... continue
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Councils could take on responsibility for enforcing 20mph speed limits if the police are unable to provide adequate enforcement, a local authority... continue
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The City of London has questioned the suitability of the DfT’s speed limit appraisal tool to urban areas. Officers told the City’s... continue
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Andrew Forster
The City of London plans to implement 20mph speed limits on each of its streets, including those managed by Transport for London. The City’s... continue
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Leicestershire County Council has begun the procurement of the new Midlands Highway Alliance framework contract for medium-cost highways and... continue
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The introduction of lane rental charges for utility and road works on major roads in London has led to a big drop in works carried out during... continue
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