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Local Transport Today
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Staffordshire Council is to spend an extra £500,000 on reactive maintenance after 4,000 potholes were reported in the first quarter of 2013.... continue
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Highways authorities are to be advised of the cost benefit analysis of different techniques for repairing potholes. A project by European road... continue
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The London Highway Alliance contracts started this week with Transport for London and six boroughs signed up to use the contracts for at least some... continue
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The organisers of a survey on satisfaction with road condition and other transport services have defended its usefulness following suggestions that... continue
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Lee Baker
Surrey County Council has decided to take up to five days instead of 24 hours to repair safety defects on its road network in order to improve... continue
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Letters to the editor
Anna Semlyen, Campaign manager, 20’s Plenty for Us & Chair, economic and city development scrutiny committee, City of York Council, York YO1
Slower vehicle speeds are very popular. A 20mph limit offers safer streets, quality living and is key to raising physical activity. It also benefit... continue
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Andrew Forster
The first of Boris Johnson’s schemes to give cyclists much greater priority on London’s roads delivers terrible value for money using... continue
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The Local Government Association said councils were ready for further snow and ice affecting road networks as wintry weather continued into a fifth... continue
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The DfT has received 170 bids from local highway authorities for its £170m local Pinch Point Fund to improve local roads, according to... continue
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An appraisal of options to replace Wirral Council’s troubled highways contract has discounted in-sourcing any of the outsourced work. The... continue
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Worcestershire County Council has made a YouTube video featuring its highways manager singing to the tune of Frank Sinatra’s My Way to... continue
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The Scottish Road Condition Survey says there has been a slight improvement in the overall  condition of the country’s local roads over... continue
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The DfT has dropped plans to remove a requirement for street works operatives and supervisors to hold qualifications on highways reinstatements. The... continue
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Local Authorities are increasing their highway maintenance budgets and spending a bigger slice of them on preventative repairs, according to a new... continue
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The Government is looking for road tolls to fund between a fifth and a third of the capital costs of the £1.5bn (outturn cost) A14 improvement... continue
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The City of Edinburgh Council is to consult on major changes to city centre traffic management to complement the city’s first tram line that is... continue
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The Highways Agency is consulting on implementing Managed Motorways All Lane Running (MM-ALR) on a 20-mile stretch of the M1 between junctions 28... continue
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Highway network improvements Wakefield Eastern Relief Road linking the A638 to the A642, including a bus-based park-and-ride <... continue
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The London Cycling Campaign has voiced concern about Transport for London’s plan to implement further ‘early start’ traffic signals... continue
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Transport for London wants the power to enforce mandatory cycle lanes with cameras. “We will ask for new powers to carry out camera... continue
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