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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Evans, London SW20
In response to Phil Sulley’s letter about ‘chains’ of cyclists delaying drivers on rural roads (Letters LTT 24 Jul), I’d add... continue
Categories: Rural, England
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The West of England joint transport board has approved plans to restore rail passenger services to a freight-only line north of the city. But many... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Welsh Government’s new transport company will be modelled on Transport for London, Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has confirmed. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The community rail movement has been around for well over 20 years now and is a concept embraced by government, the railway industry and local... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Rhodri Clark
Welsh Government “bus priority” funding has been awarded for works that do not include bus priority measures, leading to a claim that... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Not every DfT response to a House of Commons transport select committee reports merits front page treatment in LTT but when the Department responded... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
It’s a common misconception within the transport industry that the ‘community rail’ movement is entirely volunteer-run.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councils in Norfolk are reviewing possible governance models that could lead to the devolution of transport and other powers from... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Highways England has appointed consultants to support a trial of average speed cameras on single and dual carriageway roads. Consultant CH2M has won... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Chancellor, George Osborne, this week promised cities across England more transport powers in return for agreeing to implement directly-elected... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A recently-opened pedestrian plaza in the Oxfordshire town of Didcot will be opened to buses if town centre expansion plans are approved. The plaza... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland is assessing tenders for a study to help understand how the soon-to-open Borders Railway changes people’s travel behaviour.... continue
Categories: Railways, Rural, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Local authorities and business leaders on the eastern arm of the proposed high-speed rail network, HS2, are stepping up their lobbying to ensure the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
Speed cameras are effective, safety researchers tell the police (ibid). So that’s all right then; or is it? I don’t think it is. Just... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
TRL’s 175-page report on roads policing for Thames Valley and Hampshire Police (‘Safety cameras are effective, safety researchers tell... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Glasgow City Council is calling on the Scottish Government to simplify procedures for implementing bus Quality Contracts. Glasgow is a member of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Wales & Borders rail franchise is likely to be reduced in size to maintain democratic accountability over predominantly English services... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Transport Today
In brief
Five National Parks are to share £2.7m of DfT grant to develop cycling facilities. Norfolk and Suffolk Broads will receive £715,000;... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The European Commission has approved the Government’s proposed rural fuel rebate scheme, which could see the price of fuel cut in 17 parts of... continue
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