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Local Transport Today
Regular news
More connections should be built between HS2 and the classic rail network to allow a wider range of high-speed services to operate, councils in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT says consultant KPMG’s controversial analysis of the economic benefits of High Speed 2 is based on “sound economic theory”... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Leicestershire County Council has abandoned a plan to  outsource its highways maintenance service.  Conservative-controlled Leicestershire... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT has awarded consultant Royal Haskoning DHV (UK) and Phil Jones Associates the contract to study the feasibility of building a cycleway in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The Chinese Government has expressed interest in investing in the UK’s high-speed rail project. Chinese premier Li Keqiang raised the idea... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
I was disappointed that nobody from Nottingham City Council has responded to my letter which appeared in LTT 1 November regarding what the local... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Peter Mackie, University of Leeds
It is a feature of many big transport projects that they go through massive wobbles. The third London Airport, the Channel Tunnel, HS1 and Crossrail... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Leicestershire and Cambridgeshire county councils are to start using CCTV  to enforce bus lanes. Leicestershire will use Nottingham City... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Nottinghamshire County Council is to implement 20mph speed limits in four residential areas that straddle the boundary with Nottingham, to complement... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Hybrid Bill authorising construction of the London to West Midlands high-speed line was deposited in Parliament this week.  Its submission... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
The last issue has two very interesting articles on HS2. The first is the KPMG analysis of HS2 benefits (‘Sparks fly as academics contest... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The Hybrid Bill for the first phase of the Government’s high-speed rail project arrived safely and on time in Parliament this week but whether... continue
Parking Review
Crime
Leicestershire Police has appealed for help to trace three men who attacked a civil enforcement officer in Melton Mowbray. The incident took place on... continue
Categories: crime, East Midlands
Local Transport Today
In brief
Pro-rail group Railfuture has declared its support for the Government’s high-speed rail plans. Many of the organisation’s members have... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has asked new HS2 Ltd chairman Sir David Higgins to explore how to cut the cost of HS2 below the current estimated £42.6bn (2011... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT this week explained why the monetary benefits to business travellers of high-speed rail have shot up even though the value of time saved by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Network Rail is consulting on plans to increase rail capacity on the Hope Valley line between Sheffield and Manchester. The new loops and other... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
A high spot on TV in my youth was the Whitehall Farce series starring Brian Rix and Elspeth Grey. Events gradually descended into farcical chaos,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban & Regional Policy, Birmingham B13
Over the last few weeks HS2 has been taking heavy fire, and not just from NIMBYs. Reports suggest that Labour will want to look critically at... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to feature
Daniel Godfrey, principal transport planner, URS
Putting together a Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) programme has a lot in common with making a giant cake. Some ingredients are required in... continue
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