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Local Transport Today
In brief
The East of England Regional Assembly is consulting on the number of new homes to be provided in the region each year between 2011 and 2031. Scenario... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has launched a consultation on how £60m for the first wave of eco-town locations could be allocated from 2009/10 to 2010/11.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new organisation is being set up to promote car-free housing development in London. The Carfree Association for London will aim to create complete... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Numerous transport infrastructure projects designed to support new housing have been put in jeopardy following Government proposals to re-allocate... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has announced funding for 12 new transport schemes in England to support new housing development. The £30m of Community... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has not ruled out further eco-towns being added to the list of four sites that were named earlier this month. The four sites chosen... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The obligatory requirement to give every transport policy a green sheen seems to have reached new extremes in the East of England. After the... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Department of Communities and Local Government has announced that four of the shortlisted sites for the Government’s eco-towns scheme have... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Terence Bendixson, University of Southampton
The Government’s policy for towns and cities, with its emphasis on compactness and re-using derelict land, is unfair and wasteful. It is... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Planning approval has been given for the first two stages of the Barking Riverside development comprising 3,300 homes, two schools and community... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Swindon Borough Council has unveiled a transport strategy costing hundreds of millions of pounds and based on a predicted rapidly expanding... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Manchester City Council has banned the use of shared surface street designs – in which pedestrians and motorists share the same space –... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Plans for a new railway station south of Northampton are “resting, not dead” as a consequence of a downturn in the housing market,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Property developers in Newport, South Wales, could in future be required to provide solar power for each new street lamp they install. Alex Nicholls,... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Andrew Forster
New draft guidance explains how to assess the contribution that transport schemes can make to the delivery of new housing. The purpose of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Oxfordshire County Council has said transport plans for an eco-town on the edge of Bicester are “pragmatic” and less risky than those for... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt, Taunton, Somerset TA1
I refer to Steve Melia’s Viewpoint (LTT 27 Mar) in which he criticises the exclusion of rail expansion from the DfT’s Menu of Options for... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
It’s that time of year again when I invite nominations for the Urban Transport Design Award, which Urban Initiatives sponsors and which has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government’s assertion that the Pennbury eco-town in Leicestershire will be viable is flawed and the estimates of transport scheme costs... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus schemes, road improvements and pedestrian and cycle bridges are among the 29 transport projects that will share £170.5m of Community... continue
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