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Local Transport Today
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A plan to place the London-West Midlands high-speed railway in a tunnel right across the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has been... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
North Somerset Council looks set to become the first local authority to promote a development consent order (DCO) for a railway project.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership has asked us to point out that all papers for its meetings are available to the public via its... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
20mph speed limits were front page news in Cambridge last week as the 20’s Plenty conference took place in the city. “Cambridge is often... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Technology problems are preventing the four West of England authorities (Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bath & North East... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is to retain tolls on the Severn crossings after they are returned to public ownership in 2018, the Treasury confirmed this week. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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Dorset County Council is commissioning a study into improving north-south road links in the county.  Parsons Brinckerhoff, the county’s... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Zsolt Schuller has left Devon County Council where he has been a strategic sustainable transport officer since 2011. He is taking a career... continue
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Detail
The DfT has invited expressions of interest for the next Anglia rail franchise, which will commence in October next year. Bidders have been asked to... 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 possibility of franchising bus operations in Cornwall appears to have been dropped by the council. In announcing £8m of Local Growth Fund... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Abigail Smith has joined Bristol City Council as project manager for strategic city transport from consultant Steer Davies Gleave, where she was... 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
In brief
Five National Parks are to share £2.7m of DfT grant to develop cycling facilities. Norfolk and Suffolk Broads will receive £715,000;... continue
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In brief
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has granted development consent for the A30 Temple to Higher Carblake improvement in Cornwall. The scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Bristol City Council is exploring how best to procure highways maintenance services from April 2017. The council currently has 20 different contracts... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Sarah Toy has left Sustrans, where she was head of smarter choices, to join Bristol City Council as a strategic resilience officer.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has granted full approval for the South Bristol Link, a combined road and rapid transit link to the south and west of Bristol city centre... continue
Local Transport Today
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Bristol is to trial hybrid buses that automatically switch from diesel to electric power when they enter parts of the city with poor air... continue
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Detail
Bristol City Council is inviting consultants to bid to provide transport professional services across the West of England partnership area covering... continue
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