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Local Transport Today
In brief
The five judicial review hearings into the Government’s decision to go ahead with the London-West Midlands high-speed line will begin on 3... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport powers in West Yorkshire could be passed to a Combined Authority comprising council leaders from January 2014, the councils have suggested.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport minister Norman Baker has rejected a request by Doncaster’s elected mayor Peter Davies to allow general traffic to use bus lanes on a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local stopping trains between Huddersfield and Manchester could be reduced under plans to boost the frequency of fast trains on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
In our 06 July issue we reported safety concerns of the police, fire service and local authorities in South Yorkshire over the Highways... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Sheffield City Council’s £2 billion highway maintenance PFI Project has reached financial close with Amey, its private sector contractor for the 25... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Your article ‘Councils revive 1960s plan for new motorway across the Peak District’ raised the spectre of a 50-year old outrageous ghost... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT will have spent almost £500m on consultancy fees for High Speed 2 by the time of the next General Election in May 2015. Expenditure on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
HIGHWAYS ALLIANCES for the Yorkshire & Humber and Eastern regions are advancing with plans to extend collaboration to more services but some members... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive’s plans for a Sheffield Bus Partnership have been endorsed by passenger watchdog Passenger... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
East Riding of York Council has voiced concern about the proposed governance arrangements for a devolved North of England rail franchise. Local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has given final approval for three local major transport schemes: Bath and North East Somerset’s £26.9m Bath transportation... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Trolleybuses COULD make a return to Britain’s streets after the DfT this week awarded £173.5m towards a scheme in Leeds. News of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The emergency services and local authorities in South Yorkshire have voiced concern about the safety implications of the Highways Agency’s new... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
A former local authority development chief has been appointed a non-executive director of HS2 Ltd, tasked with trying to maximise the development... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities on both sides of the Peak District are pressing for the creation of a new motorway standard road to  connect... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Secretary Justine Greening has hit back at The Spectator’s claim that the Government has gone cold on high-speed rail (LTT 22 Jun).... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
West Yorkshire’s bus operators have reacted angrily to the Integrated Transport Authority’s rejection of partnership working in favour of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The InterCity East Coast rail franchise will be back in private hands by the end of 2013, the DfT said this week. A consultation on the franchise has... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-watch, Northampton NN2
Those promoting HS2 have spent circa £1bn pounds of taxpayer’s money promoting the thing. They should be ashamed of themselves, doubly so... continue
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