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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
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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
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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
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Local Transport Today
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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
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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
Local Transport Today
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Councils in England are being invited to bid to the DfT’s new £4m ‘Total Transport’ project to pilot new ways of delivering... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The minister for local transport, Baroness Kramer, has invited bids for a new £4m 'Total Transport' fund to support innovative ways of... continue
Categories: Rural, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Rural areas could close the economic productivity gap with urban areas with improved infrastructure, especially road improvements, says the... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
A tunnel could be built in the Cotswolds Area on the Outstanding Natural Beauty near Gloucester to eliminate a bottleneck on the A417. The Swindon to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has stripped the New Forest National Park Authority of £1.5m of Cycling Ambition Grant after the park scrapped plans for a bike hire... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT is setting up a £25m fund to provide minibuses for community transport operators in rural and isolated areas of England. The scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
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Every £1 of public money spent on the Cycle City Ambition Grant and Cycling in National Parks schemes could deliver social benefits worth... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton
The Government’s draft Cycling Delivery Plan has been greeted with astonishment by many who recognise that the written word is not as powerful... continue
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