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Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson is arguing for a new cabinet post in the next Government to deliver infrastructure, according to the London... continue
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Gatwick Airport’s owners have committed to start construction of a second runway before the end of the next Parliament in 2020 if the... continue
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Two visions have been unveiled for transforming  Heathrow Airport into a new town if a new hub airport were built to the east of London. The... continue
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  A double track rail connection between HS2 and HS1 could deliver cross-London rail services between Kent and the Midlands as well as... continue
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Letters to the editor
Gavin Smith, Transport for Greater Bristol Alliance Bristol BS3
Bristol’s long-standing transport planning problems have not one but two sources: a democratic deficit, and fantasy economics. But help may be... continue
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Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
The phrase “predict and provide” first appeared in my book Towns Against Traffic, published in 1972. I used it to draw attention to... continue
Local Transport Today
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Households affected by noise from a proposed second runway at Gatwick would receive annual compensation equivalent to band A council tax (currently... continue
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Scotland’s transport minister Keith Brown has asked officials to investigate the feasibility of running tram-train vehicles between Glasgow... continue
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Lee Baker
The UK needs a four-runway hub airport if the country's international connectivity is to be protected and enhanced, concludes the Independent Tra... continue
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The Independent Transport Commission has urged the Airports Commission to reject the idea of building a second runway at Gatwick, saying that only a... continue
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A liverpool taxi operator has launched a taxibus service in direct competition with bus services between the city centre and Liverpool John Lennon... continue
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  It’s difficult to know what to make of the Office of National Statistics’ findings on how commuting affects personal well-being.... continue
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Train operator Heathrow Express has announced ambitions to run a rail service between the airport, Slough and Reading, when the new western rail link... continue
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the scottish Government has explained the proposed arrangements for transport regulation in the event of a Yes vote in the independence referendum on... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The DfT will from today fund a £5 reduction on all domestic flights from Newquay as part of its plan to support Cornish travellers after the... continue
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Network Rail has briefed MPs and other stakeholders on plans for a new western rail access to Heathrow Airport for services from places such as... continue
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Andrew Forster
Consultation is drawing to a close on the Government’s preferred alignment for the two arms of the Y-shaped high-speed rail network, which will... continue
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Heathrow Airport has criticised the CAA’s final decision on price controls, warning that it could harm investment. Price control will be set at... continue
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Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council is urging the Government to rethink plans for the high-speed rail station close to Birmingham... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The TfL has told MPs that the Airports Commission has been influenced by the "commercial considerations" of existing airports rather than doing what... continue
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