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Local Transport Today
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Birmingham City Council submitted a bid to the DfT this week for £17 million of the Cycle City Ambition grant to turn “a city built for... continue
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Lee Baker
A Parliamentary inquiry has urged the Prime Minister to get behind a national cycling action plan backed up with a five-fold rise in spending in... continue
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Kier is bidding £221m for support services firm May Gurney, in a move that could see it beat Costain to acquire the company. Kier's bid is more... continue
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Construction firm Lafarge Tarmac has secured a highways contract worth up to £70m with Halton and Warrington Borough Councils.  It will... continue
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James Rowntree oversees CH2M HILL’s transport business across Europe. In practice, however, the activity is restricted to the UK, the Republic... continue
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Interview
Andrew Forster
In 2011 Halcrow followed other well-known UK transport planning and engineering consultancies Colin Buchanan, Gifford and Scott Wilson and passed... continue
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News
Amey's acquisition of Enterprise Plc has been completed, doubling Amey’s turnover, to £2.3bn. Amey said it now operates over 320... continue
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Aberdeen City Council wants to renegotiate a funding agreement with the Scottish Government for the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route. Aberdeen and... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Highways efficiency champion Matthew Lugg is leaving the public sector to join consultant Mouchel. Lugg, who has 34 years’ experience in... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Bedford Borough Council is to apply Dutch experience to improve cycle safety at a busy roundabout in the town. Traversable plastic lane dividers... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottinghamshire Police has given its support to Nottingham City Council’s plan to implement 20mph speed limits across all the residential... continue
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In brief
Leicestershire Police is calling for an end to 24-hour bus lanes in Leicester. “The Force has always maintained the view that bus lanes are... continue
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In brief
Greater Manchester’s permit scheme to manage roadworks and utility works is due to go live on 29 April. The scheme is a joint scheme, managed... continue
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Liverpool City Council is studying ways to give fully-laden goods vehicles priority at traffic lights, particularly lights on inclines. The council... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) is reviewing its guidelines for speed limit enforcement. The review is considering matters including... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is refining its traffic modelling to improve the representation of cycling and pedestrian behaviour. “Until recently,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Peter Stonham
Sir Colin Buchanan’s grandson, Paul Buchanan, this week paid tribute to his grandfather’s work in defining critical issues of transport... continue
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Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced the 58 schemes to be funded from the third and final tranche of the Highways Agency’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottingham and Derby city councils intend to enter into a framework agreement with a number of suppliers for the provision of highway maintenance and... continue
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In brief
May Gurney’s formal appeal against Norfolk County Council’s decision to not include the firm on the shortlist for its new contract has... continue
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