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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The Department for Transport is contributing £3m to a new digital road map which, it says, will give the most detailed information yet to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Glasgow have approved a plan to give pedestrians and cyclists greater priority in the city centre.  The proposals will see a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Waltham Forest is to close a number of residential roads to through vehicular traffic as part of its TfL-funded Mini-Holland... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities can make long-term financial savings if they borrow to fund major programmes of road maintenance investment, says a new guide... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cornwall Council has warned about a shortfall in revenue funding for routine road maintenance. “It is clear that the Government is relying on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Infrastructure Bill has received Royal Assent. As well as facilitating the Government’s road reforms, including the creation of Highways... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
New roads in England will have to be built with much more sympathy for the landscape, transport minister John Hayes has announced. Hayes announced... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is considering the removal of Bow roundabout in east London, the scene of a number of recent fatal accidents involving... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson’s flagship east-west cycle superhighway could have a 300-metre gap outside Buckingham Palace because of opposition to a dedicated... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
The campaign group 20’s Plenty for Us has highlighted the fact that the City of Westminster had the highest road casualty figure in London in... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has discontinued the tender process for three more asset support contracts (ASCs) after existing bids were deemed... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The search is on for a new chief executive to lead Highways England – the successor to the Highways Agency – after Graham Dalton... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The issues thrown up by this week’s decision of the Transport for London board to authorise a massive investment in cycle superhighways are so... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton
I was reading about the negative cost benefits of the Elephant & Castle project (‘Journey delays give Elephant & Castle makeover a... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The subjects of speed cameras and road pricing, once Media Monitor staples, returned to the media’s attention in early 2015. Leading the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
When Boris Johnson steps down as London’s mayor next May, some of central London’s streets may look very different to how they do today.... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Transport projects have secured a share of the £1bn Local Growth Fund grant awarded by the Government last week. The funding for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is consulting on proposals for a £65m road investment to improve traffic flow at Fiveways Corner, a major junction in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of York Council is forming an independently-chaired cross-party commission to identify ways to ease traffic congestion in the city. The body... continue
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