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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The government should set minimum safety levels to roads as part of its review of the ownership and financing of England’s strategic road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT-backed Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme is launching a project to create a toolkit on client/provider collaboration which it says... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
Life as a councillor continues to be interesting. I’ll come to the saga of our bridge works in my Golcar ward later but first I’ll... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
A Labour Government may legislate to require highway authorities in England to plan, build and maintain a network of paths for pedestrians and... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin this week promised a bigger road programme to ease congestion on England’s road network. McLoughlin told... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Highways Agency has issued a tender for ‘back office’ systems that will give it the capability to manage road user charging schemes... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT?may launch a ‘pinch-point fund’ for local authority road schemes similar to the existing one for the Highways Agency network.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Treasury is considering how a proportion of motoring taxes could be ringfenced for investment in the strategic road network. DfT director general... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Regulated rail fares in England will rise by an average of only RPI+1% in each of the next two years instead of the RPI+3% previously proposed, the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government’s plan to shake-up how England’s strategic road network is managed could create conflict with local road network... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Highways Agency should be scrapped and an enlarged strategic road network should be split into regional units operated by the private sector, the... continue
Local Transport Today
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England will soon be the only part of the UK without road safety targets following the Welsh Government’s publication of a draft road safety... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is being urged to rethink its speed limit setting policy and give more emphasis to using 85th percentile speeds rather than mean speeds. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Highways Agency is to deliver 57 road improvements in a £170m investment, transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today. The £170... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Parking Review
Park & Ride
Charges for long-stay parking look set to be introduced at two park & ride sites in Oxford. Currently motorists at the Thornhill and Water Eaton... continue
Parking Review
Electric vehicles
Funding of £11m to encourage people to change to electric vehicles (EVs) from fossil fuels has benefitted only a “handful of... continue
Parking Review
Operational
A scheme to help improve safety outside a number of Leicestershire schools is to include parking restrictions. Work near the Brocks Hill Primary,... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
The chairman of a street traders association has called for pay & display machines to be installed to deter illegal parking in Bury St Edmonds... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Liverpool City Council is holding a public consultation on proposals to reduce the cost of parking in the city centre to encourage more visitors.... continue
Parking Review
Operational
NSL has appointed Project Centre’s managing director Mark Raisbeck as its strategic development director. The move is part of changes to chief... continue
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