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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
LOCAL AUTHORITIES in West Yorkshire are to review their transport priorities following this month’s growth deal settlement, which signalled... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Alistair Kirk will join HS2 Ltd in September as programme & strategy director for HS2 phases one and two. He joins from consultant EC Harris,... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
North Yorkshire County Council has reduced Ringway’s highway maintenance contract by one year after the firm failed to meet three of its... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Leeds City Council has released more details of a proposed 15-mile cycle superhighway linking Bradford city centre and Cross Gates, east of Leeds... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT today faces calls for increased spend on transport networks in South-West England and northern England in order to support the economic... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has asked High Speed 2 chairman Sir David Higgins to study ways to improve connectivity between cities in the north of... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
DESCRIBING THE start of the latest Tour de France in the hitherto unknown French ‘department’ of Yorkshire, The Northern Echo newspaper... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
ON 30 JUNE, former Independent editor Chris Blackhurst, despite being a longstanding opponent of the proposed HS2 high-speed rail network, appeared... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A big rise in fare-paying adult bus passengers in Sheffield has outweighed losses in concessionary trips by older people and children, according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
A vigorous debate is underway about the future of the north of England’s railways. The Chancellor last month called for a high-speed railway... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has rejected the Highways Agency’s plan to operate a 60mph speed limit all day on smart motorway... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has ordered the preparation of a single transport plan for the area.  At their meeting at the end of May,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has asked HS2 chairman Sir David Higgins to draw up proposals both to bring high speed rail faster to northern... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE ANNOUNCEMENT by chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne of tentative plans for a high-speed rail link between several cities in the north of... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The Department for Transport’s recently-published consultation document for the Northern and TransPennine Express franchises has been met with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A campaign will be launched in the next few weeks to try and persuade the Government to support a more ambitious plan for the next Northern rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Chancellor George Osborne this week announced plans for a high-speed rail connection between Manchester and Leeds as part of a drive to create a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Leeds this week opened its first dedicated bus-based park-and-ride site at Elland Road in the south of the city. The facility has 800 spaces and bus... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An opponent of high-speed rail is trying to force the release of information about how many passengers use each train on the West Coast Main Line.... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Prospective open access train operator Great North Western Railway Company, part of Arriva Trains UK, has reached agreement with Network Rail on... continue
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