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Local Transport Today
Regular feature
In the Future of Transport White Paper published in July last year the Government conceded that there were a number of "shortcomings" to... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
A higher level of interest than expected from local authorities interested in piloting demand management strategies has been received, transport... continue
Categories: LTP, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
By Colin Eastman
Policy statement after policy statement from Government promotes the need for investment in public transport but its response to such proposals seems... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Anti-road building campaign group Road Block has written to 95 local authorities asking them to fill out detailed questionnaires explaining what... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Campaign group Freight on Rail has produced its own local transport plan rail freight guidance for local authorities, to make up for what it says is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has unwittingly, it seems, renamed the annual progress reports that local authorities submit each year on their local transport plans. The... continue
Categories: LTP, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities will be expected to produce slimmed down local transport plan annual progress reports (APRs) this year, concentrating on scheme... continue
Categories: LTP, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has published details of how up to 70% of the integrated transport block allocation could be allocated to local authorities using a new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Passenger Transport Executive Group has called on the Government to change the way that Passenger Transport Authorities are funded. PTAs... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities should concentrate on improving rail facilities through measures such as better access for communities and improved information... continue
Categories: LTP, Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Durham County Council's next local transport plan promises to be a weighty affair if the 46 policies set out to members recently is anything to go... continue
Categories: LTP, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has granted Centre of Excellence status to all 17 local transport plan areas shortlisted for the title, despite originally proposing to... continue
Categories: LTP, England
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
I suppose it was predictable that local authorities would not like the regional resource guideline proposals when they saw them ('Councils raise... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
By Lilli Matson
Come 1 April the Countryside Agency will be disbanded and reappear as two shiny new quangos: the Integrated Agency and the Commission for Rural... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport secretary Alistair Darling wasn't joking when he recently told MPs that he'd received a higher level of response than he'd expected to the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Ideas on current best practice for using inland waterways to meet key local transport plan objectives are outlined in a new guide. <b>Waterways... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The West Midlands conurbation authorities are pledging to limit traffic growth to 7% between 2004 and 2010 in their second local transport plan. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A wide range of government targets and strategies for transport should be dropped as part of a new 'deregulation culture', the Conservative party... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
West Midlands Passenger Transport Authority has put plans to re-build a railway to Frankley on hold after being told that local transport plan... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Equality impact assessments of transport plans help to ensure that the needs of socially excluded groups are not ignored, a seminar for London... continue
Categories: LTP, Greater London
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