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Local Transport Today
In brief
The Countryside Agency is seeking expressions of interest from consultants to provide transport policy advice and support for a period of three... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Lancashire County Council's innovative Carnforth Connect project illustrates how new ideas can work in the traditionally difficult area of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Highlands and Islands Enterprise has commissioned a team of academics to examine how transport appraisal techniques can better capture the importance... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Central and local government must place a greater emphasis on rural transport, according to a new report by the Commission for Rural Communities... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland has published new guidance on how to reduce the visual impact of 'road furniture' such as signs, lighting, bus shelters and crash... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Countryside Agency has published a guide to combat "lack of knowledge and information" about funding sources available to rural... continue
Categories: Rural, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The National Trust has said it would prefer minor short-term improvements to ease congestion on the A303 near Stonehenge, rather than choosing an... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Council for National Parks has called on the Government to give each of the 12 national park authorities in England and Wales a ring-fenced... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The debate about whether off-road 4x4 vehicles should be used in urban areas has featured prominently in many papers over the past few months but in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is to end the practice in England whereby motorised vehicles are able to use rights of way if the routes were historically used by... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Evans, Merton Cycling Campaign, Raynes Park, London SW20
I read with interest the article about Stephen Glaister's and Dan Graham's research into how road pricing could affect traffic levels (News Extra LTT... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Countryside Agency has published a guide to involving parish councils in transport issues. It explains the powers of parishes and includes case... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
After years of inexorable decline, initiatives taken over the past decade have brought new life to rural transport provision. Prompted by a range of... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
By Lilli Matson
Come 1 April the Countryside Agency will be disbanded and reappear as two shiny new quangos: the Integrated Agency and the Commission for Rural... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The largest shake-up in years to how rural transport schemes are funded takes place next month with many practitioners uncertain about its long-term... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An ambitious plan to boost the economics of Britain's rural railway lines by using redundant Chinese steam locomotives has been approved by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Poor decisions on road signing and traffic management threatens to destroy the character of the countryside, according to a report by consultant... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
One of the flexible rural bus services in a highly praised transport project is being withdrawn due to low usage. The Line 2 service of Carnforth... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Trevor Cherrett has joined the newly-formed Commission for Rural Communities as head of planning, housing and transport. He was formerly director of... continue
Categories: Rural, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An attempt to reduce the amount of road signs and road markings in rural areas by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has gained the support... continue
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