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Letters to the editor
Nigel King, Lane End, High Wycombe HP14
I read Tony Bolden’s letter (LTT 6 Sep) with great interest, because it closely follows the views stated in my letter (Letters LTT 9 Aug). We... continue
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Who should we believe in the debate about the wider economic benefits of HS2? According to HS2 Ltd’s consultants, the construction of a... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Northamptonshire's cabinet today considers stopping up rural roads, downgrading roads and reducing rural road widths in order to reduce pressure on... continue
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In brief
The Campaign to Protect Rural England has published detailed maps of the Government’s high-speed rail alignment between London, Birmingham,... continue
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In brief
The Government is to study the feasibility of building a new cycleway that would “broadly follow” the proposed high-speed rail line... continue
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Regular news
High-speed 2 provides a perfect illustration of why decisions about new transport infrastructure should be taken by the market rather than... continue
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Regular news
John W E Helm & Andrew Forster
The Chancellor of the Exchequer this week insisted the Government would press ahead with its high-speed rail project, despite growing criticism of... continue
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Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Have you heard about the plan to toll the A14 across Northamptonshire? Yes, that’s right, Northamptonshire. The DfT’s plan to improve and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Tony Bolden, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN16
In 2009 Reg Harman and I had an article published in Public money & management, in which we set out a case for a high-speed rail route from... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
First is proposing to restructure its South East and Midlands Region into two, "smaller, stronger" business units. continue
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News
Norfolk County Council has provisionally awarded Lafarge Tarmac a seven-year highway works contract. Lafarge will take over next April from incumbent... continue
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Regular news
Councillors in Lincolnshire have approved plans to compulsorily purchase land needed for two road schemes in the city. Phase one of the Lincoln East... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Hoad, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham
I am writing to pass on some information relating to the on-going HS2 study that I believe significantly affects how it should be viewed. Based on my... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
Nottingham’s two biggest bus operators have endorsed the council’s bid to the DfT’s Better Bus Area 2 (BBA2) grant regime –... continue
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Detail
Municipal bus operator Nottingham City Transport has reported passenger growth for the eleventh year running. Passenger numbers in 2012/13 reached... continue
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Regular news
Opponents of the Government’s high-speed rail plans have vowed to fight on after the Court of Appeal rejected their legal case this week. The... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
On 27 June transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin used the conservativehome website to promote the benefits of the Government’s planned HS2... continue
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Regular news
The delivery of the London-West Midlands high-speed line has a 95% probability of being delivered for below £21.4bn (2011 prices), according to... continue
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The DfT has given final approval to Nottingham City Council's £16.2m scheme to upgrade its ring-road in order to tackle congestion. The... continue
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In brief
Northamptonshire County Council plans to designate about 60 hectares of council-owned land beside junction 9 of the A14 on the southern edge of... continue
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