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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Labour has pledged a new, "fully-funded" pot of money for active travel projects and infrastructure. The £89m fund would "give much needed... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a case brought against private parking operator ParkingEye by a motorist who argued that levying an £85... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Labour's shadow transport secretary has revealed that the party would use some of the funds freed up by delaying two major road schemes for pothole... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
UKIP today sought to make defence one of the departments protected from austerity with a £16bn spending hike over the course of the next... continue
Parking Review
Traffic Management
Deniz Huseyin
‘Door-to-door’ transport schemes that promote walking to school, car clubs and electric bike hire have been awarded £3.9m by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A Labour Government might shelve plans to extend HS2 north of Birmingham in favour of improving east-west rail links across northern England, shadow... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Deniz Huseyin
Car clubs, electric bike hire and a walking to school campaign have been awarded a share of £3.9m by the DfT. Car sharing organisation CarPlus... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has lost responsibility for off-street car parking policy in England, with the function being transferred to the Department for Communities... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Office of Rail and Road – the new name of the Office of Rail Regulation – is consulting on how it plans to monitor the performance of... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government has dropped proposals to ban local authorities in England from using maximum parking standards to limit the volume of parking in new... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has selected 31 major road maintenance schemes in 28 local authorities to receive a share of its £275m challenge fund. As well as road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has set up a cycle proofing working group to advise public bodies across the UK on ensuring that the built environment is safe,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Driver’s Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire
I hope that in my defence I may respond to a couple of remarks made about me in your last issue on the matter of cycling.  Sam Jones of the CTC,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
Speed cameras are effective, safety researchers tell the police (ibid). So that’s all right then; or is it? I don’t think it is. Just... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
TRL’s 175-page report on roads policing for Thames Valley and Hampshire Police (‘Safety cameras are effective, safety researchers tell... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
Steve Melia asserts that the last Labour Government’s maximum parking standards were flawed because parking in areas surrounding a new... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Matthew Ford, Roads campaigner, Campaign to Protect Rural England, London SE1
I recently attended the launch of Highways England and was surprised to hear so much talk of increasing road capacity in order to relieve congestion.... continue
Local Transport Today
News
An open access rail operator’s plan to launch services on the East Coast Main Line would have a massively detrimental impact on the premium... continue
Local Transport Today
News
FirstGroup will retain its Great Western passenger franchise for another three-and-a-half years, the DfT has announced.  The direct award will... continue
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