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SE councils start discussions on sub-national transport body

SE councils start discussions on sub-national transport body

LOCAL AUTHORITIES in South East England are exploring the merits of establishing a statutory sub-national transport body (STB).  Discussions are at an early stage and the... continue

22 Jul 2016Local Transport Today News

Transport for the North sets out powers and structures

NEW DETAILS have emerged of the proposed powers and decision-making structure of Transport for the North (TfN), which expects to become England’s first statutory sub-national transport body (STB) by the end of next year. TfN will cover 19 local transport authorities: Greater Manchester... continue

22 Jul 2016Local Transport Today News

Cambridge consults on peak time access control proposals
Andrew Forster

LOCAL AUTHORITIES in Cambridge have published more details of their plans for peak time access controls on key radial roads, which will be implemented in a trial next year. The peak-time congestion control points (PCCPs) are part of a package of measures to manage travel in the city that also... continue

22 Jul 2016Local Transport Today News

Oxfordshire councils end hostilities

OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY Council and the five Oxfordshire districts have announced a cessation to hostilities over the future of local government in the area.  Oxfordshire has been calling for a new unitary authority to cover the whole of the county whereas the districts have called for the county... continue

22 Jul 2016Local Transport Today News
Transport muddle if districts join Sheffield CA, say counties

Transport muddle if districts join Sheffield CA, say counties
Andrew Forster

DERBYSHIRE AND Nottinghamshire county councils are urging... continue

22 Jul 2016Local Transport Today News
Shire devolution shambolic – Kent

Shire devolution shambolic – Kent
Andrew Forster

KENT COUNTY Council leader Paul Carter has criticised the Government’s handling of... continue

22 Jul 2016Local Transport Today News

Housing floated as alternative to St Albans rail freight depot
Andrew Forster

HOUSING DEVELOPERS have submitted proposals to Hertfordshire County Council to build thousands of homes on green belt land near St Albans that is currently earmarked to become a major rail-served freight depot. Developer Segro Ltd is promoting the plans for a strategic rail freight interchange... continue

22 Jul 2016Local Transport Today News

Walking on the up – survey

THE NUMBER of walking trips by people in England appears to be increasing according to the Active People Survey, an annual telephone survey administered by Sport England.  The DfT says the increase seems to be largely the result of more walking for utility purposes. “The proportion of... continue

22 Jul 2016Local Transport Today News

What is Transport for Wales doing with its money, asks AM
Rhodri Clark

QUESTIONS ARE being asked about the work and transparency of Transport for Wales (TfW), the not-for-dividend company established in 2014 by the Welsh Government. Edwina Hart, transport minister before May’s Assembly elections, said TfW would “act like Transport for London”.... continue

22 Jul 2016Local Transport Today News

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