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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
"Generations of travellers" will be catered for by upgrades to the strategic road network, the DfT vows today after MPs slammed it for allowing... continue
Local Transport Today
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The development of the transport charity Sustrans reflects the evolution of sustainable transport as a concept and business over the past 40 years.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Today’s young people are less enamoured by cars than previous generations, says a report by the Office of Rail and Road and the Independent... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Respected figures from the world of cycling will decide the winners of the inaugural Cycle Planning Awards... continue
Categories: Cycling, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government’s Committee on Climate Change has warned of a policy gap to cut carbon dioxide emissions in the transport sector.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government’s reform plans for Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) will weaken incentives to purchase low emission vehicles, say experts. VED will be... continue
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EuropCar Lab, the unit of EuropCar dedicated to innovation, has acquired a majority stake in E-Car Club, the UK’s first entirely electric... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Maintenance Efficiency Partnership (HMEP) has launched a suite of new and updated documents to help local highway authorities procure... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Andrew Forster
Chargemaster, the largest operator of electric vehicle charging points in the UK, is to install more than 2,000 new points across the country to... continue
Local Transport Today
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Highways England has appointed six joint ventures to design and build ten smart motorway schemes across England, with a value of about... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Local Transport Today
Detail
Highways England has awarded a joint venture of ARUP and URS (now part of AECOM) a £248,933 contract to advise on the new Expressway trunk road... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Local Transport Today
Detail
Highways England has awarded a joint venture of ARUP and URS (now part of AECOM) a £199,903 contract to deliver Highway England’s first... continue
Local Transport Today
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Highways England has awarded  Atkins a £27,977 contract to review the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges sections on traffic signs to... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has appointed Frontier Economics to study the data requirements necessary to improve the post-opening evaluation of transport projects (LTT... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has updated the timetable for rail franchising in England and Wales. Milestone dates are: Essex Thameside: franchise start November 2014 /... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Wales
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government’s recently announced amendments to the hybrid Bill for the London-West Midlands high-speed line (LTT-26 Jun) will add... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Major housing developments could be built around commuter rail stations in England, as part of Government plans to tackle the country’s housing... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Freight Transport Association has voiced alarm at reports that the Prime Minister has asked transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin to investigate... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has selected eight cities/city regions in Britain to study the feasibility of increasing the size of electric taxi fleets, which could... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Chancellor signalled the possibility of big cuts to revenue spending by central and local government as he launched the spending review.... continue
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