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Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in the Bristol sub-region have dismissed the idea of setting up an Integrated Transport Authority, saying the existing joint... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Department for Communities and Local Government this week announced plans to scrap the regional Government Offices in England. The offices were... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Options to cut the £1bn cost of free bus travel for the over 60s and disabled in England have been outlined by one of the country’s... continue
Local Transport Today
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Ministers have has provided local authorities in England with more details of plans to replace Regional Development Agencies with local economic... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
With the new coalition Government pledging to review the role of the state in transport provision, LTT asked a number of practitoners and... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Transport Today
Regular news
City leaders are concerned that the review of local government finance to be ordered by the coalition Government will delay the piloting of new... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Salford City Council Conservative councillor Ian Macdonald has been appointed chair of the Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Department of Planning, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford
The recent letter from Eric Pickles, the new communities secretary, to local planning authorities explaining that they should treat his intention to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
County councils fear they won’t receive sufficient Government grant to cover the cost of taking over concessionary fare responsibilities from... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government's decision to dismantle regional  planning in England without putting anything new in its place could have detrimental... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
David Sparks is to stand down as chair of the Local Government Association's regeneration and transport board this summer. Sparks has been elected... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Two neighbouring councils in North Wales are to merge their streetworks and streetlighting teams to improve the service and deliver... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
English Local authorities affected by proposals for new unitary councils were seeking clarification this week on whether the new Conservative/Liberal... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
The Future of Local Transport Delivery
There is a drive for local authorities to team up for wider contracts covering wider geographical areas and offering a wider range of services. But... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Scotland's regional transport partnerships could hold the key to delivering efficiency savings in the transport sector,  ministers have been... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
THE DfT is to part-fund a major study of bus services in Greater Manchester that looks set to shape national bus policy. Details of the study... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The regional tier of transport planning in England will be swept away if the Conservatives win the General Election. The party’s planning Green... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Glasgow Labour councillor Jonathan Findlay has been elected the new chairman of Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. He replaces Alistair Watson... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Scotlands First minister Alex Salmond has raised questions about the future of Strathclyde Partnership for Transport following the departure of the... continue
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