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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Councils in the South of England have performed strongly in their expressions of interest for major package funding from the DfT’s £560m... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Assembly Government has awarded £6m to fund measures to persuade people to reduce their car use. £1.3m will be allocated to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Land-use policies in England should encourage the use of walking, cycling and public transport but not to the extent that this stifles development,... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
LTT does not engage in any of the dubious practices of news gathering that have filled the 24-hour news and airwaves this last fortnight but it is,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Spending cuts and the Government’s ‘hands-off’ approach to local transport spending in England have prompted major cuts to spending... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
THIRTY-NINE projects will share £155m in the first tranche of funding released from the DfT’s £560m Local Sustainable Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The DfT has named the five external experts who will scrutinise local authority bids to the £560m Local Sustainable Transport Fund. They are:... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities across England were this week submitting bids for over £5m from the DfT’s £560m Local Sustainable Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT this week published the list of 73 bids it has received for the first round of its Local Sustainable Transport Fund. Thirteen authorities... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Councillor John Bint (Con), Milton Keynes Council, MK9
Several of your correspondents seem to suggest that Milton Keynes has become a successful New Town in spite of our much-loved grid road network being... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tim Pharoah, Independent transport consultant, London
The decision by Milton Keynes Council to scrap the ‘city streets’ concept for new urban expansion areas could be bad news for bus travel... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Two-thirds of bids to the £560m Local Sustainable Transport Fund are likely to receive some funding, the DfT has told councils. The deadline... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Ministers have been urged to adopt a transport policy hierarchy that puts reducing the need to travel by motorised modes at the top and new capacity... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A £4M package of measures to boost walking, cycling and pubic transport in Belfast city centre is set to go ahead but a plan to complete the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Calum Alexander, Maidstone, Kent ME15
If the article featuring the elected mayor of Doncaster outlines how the provision of local government is to be managed in the future I am appalled.... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Three prominent transport planners are teaming up to provide consultancy to local authorities, initially to assist Local Sustainable Transport Fund... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Car club charity Carplus is urging local authorities in England outside London to form a consortium to bid to the DfT’s Local Sustainable... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Local Authorities should ‘nudge’ people into walking and cycling more and using cars less, according to the White Paper. Nudging, it... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Assembly Government has appointed consultants to deliver a personalised travel planning project to cut car use. Sustrans and Socialdata... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Travel Planners working on low-cost behaviour change policies to reduce car use are struggling for survival as councils focus on frontline... continue
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