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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The use of 'barrier-free' toll technology on the existing Dartford Crossing could speed up traffic and avert the need for building a new crossing of... continue
Local Transport Today
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Five transport experts have written to the Government to call for the public inquiry into the proposed Thames Gateway Bridge to be reopened in the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport minister Stephen Ladyman has announced a study into a new road crossing of the Lower Thames estuary and plans to introduce variable toll... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Kent and Essex county councils are to appoint consultants to undertake a feasibility study into the building of a new road (or road and rail)... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Kent County Council is calling for trunk road improvements and traffic management measures to cope with the growing volumes of lorry freight passing... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Consultant Colin Buchanan has been appointed by Transport for London on behalf of the London Borough of Greenwich to develop designs for bus priority... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has reiterated its support for a new London Gateway port and business park on the site of the former Shell Haven oil refinery in Thurrock,... continue
Local Transport Today
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Road user charging, toll roads and bus rapid transit are among proposals included in Essex County Council's bid to the DfT for £2.5m of... continue
Local Transport Today
Tenders invited
Kent County Council is inviting expressions of interest in contracts to build a bus lane on Thames Way, and the Everards Link, both of which will be... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Transport for London's board last week approved plans for a £9.4bn (real terms) investment programme to improve the capital's transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London and the London Development Agency have commissioned consultant Halcrow to conduct a land use and transport study of the London... continue
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The South East England Regional Assembly has told the DfT that any attempt to reduce the specification of the Integrated Kent rail Franchise could... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Transport for London is inviting tenders from shortlisted consultants for the urban design-related work for the two bus-based transit schemes in... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Work has started on the first phase of the Fastrack busway system to serve the Thameside area of Kent. Phase one comprising 7km of a part-segregated... continue
Local Transport Today
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A £10bn transport investment programme to improve the capital's transport infrastructure over the next five years will be agreed by the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Kent County Council hopes to take advantage of new Government rules on bus subsidies to avoid the need to tender the operation of its Fastrack busway... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Work is set to begin on Kent County Council's Fastrack guided bus scheme this month. Fastrack Phase One will feature tracks segregated from other... continue
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Letters to the editor
Councillor Darren Johnson AM;Green Party member of the London Assembly;London SE1
The mayor of London's proposal for the Thames Gateway Bridge is now supported by an Environmental Impact Assessment that purports to show that a six... continue
Local Transport Today
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The London Assembly's transport committee is to hold an inquiry into the East London and Greenwich Waterfront Transit bus-based schemes being... continue
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London mayor Ken Livingstone is to make £50,000 available to help local residents in East London oppose his plans to construct the new... continue
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