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Local Transport Today
In brief
Local transport minister Norman Baker has launched a new Electronic Transfer of Notices (ETON) system that is designed to make it quicker for local... continue
Local Transport Today
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The London Borough of Redbridge is to add £650,000 to its £1.4m reactive maintenance budget for 2013/14 to meet the additional cost of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Kent County Council’s new civil engineering design services contract with Amey has got underway. Under the new contract, a percentage of each... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Scottish Local authorities have responded to figures showing the average expenditure on maintenance per kilometre of road in Scotland fell by 15% at... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNTY Council will consider the costs and benefits of stopping up some roads and closing some bridges as it develops a business... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has challenged the Highways Agency to “become a high performing asset management organisation” able to forecast the levels of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Road Haulage Association has struck a deal with the owner of the M6 Toll road in the West Midlands allowing members free use of the road... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
LTT went to the Wirral last week and was ‘driven to distraction’ by this road safety sign that appears across the road network. DONT?... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Traffic Technology has retained a traffic data collection contract. The contract with West Berkshire District Council is to carry out traffic and... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Construction Firm Kier has been given until the end of next week to decide whether to make a rival bid to Costain’s for support services firm... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Transport Planning Society says the DfT is undermining its own transport appraisal methods by planning to reform the Highways Agency’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT is to set five-year indicative funding allocations for the strategic road network (SRN). The announcement came this week amid speculation... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
John Jones has joined consultant Atkins’ highways and transportation business as chief engineer, providing advice and support on ITS, traffic... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Traffic levels on the redesigned Exhibition Road in West London are much lower than forecast but many motorists are ignoring the 20mph speed limit... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson’s plans to reconfigure London’s streets to make them bicycle-friendly could get bogged down in bureaucracy and controversy,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has announced the first ten highway schemes to benefit from the Local Pinch Point Fund. The schemes, which will share £25m of the... continue
Local Transport Today
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West Lothian Council is to develop a methodology for assessing whether to remove pedestrian guardrailing. The council will review the DfT’s... continue
Local Transport Today
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Thurrock Council filled in over 900 potholes in March after the council voted for an additional £50,000 to be spent during the month on defect... continue
Local Transport Today
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May Gurney is appealing against Norfolk County Council’s decision to not include the firm, its current term contractor, on the shortlist for... continue
Local Transport Today
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A meeting of the full council of Oxfordshire County Council this week rejected a motion calling for a faster response by the council’s highways... continue
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