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Local authorities in the North and Midlands will be closely scrutinised over their plans to spend cash from the £4.7bn Local Transport Fund announced last autumn, the Government has said.
The rail industry has welcomed the Government’s draft Rail Reform Bill but warned that it is ‘no substitute for legislation’.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has refused to say when it will make a decision on giving councils the power to ban pavement parking, amid criticism that it has ‘sat on’ the issue for over three years.
An estimated £1m raised through Sheffield’s Clean Air Zone will be used to improve air quality near schools, the city council has said.
Officials have confirmed that last year’s allocation of £200m government funding for cycling and walking excluded low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) because no LTN bid matched funding criteria rather than because ministers had blocked such schemes.
Sara Ulrich, a resilience and wargaming expert at PA Consulting, asks why so many are waiting for fresh disruption before they act to build always-on resilience.
Jodi Savickas and Rachel Hiorns, placemaking and sustainable transport specialists at AtkinsRéalis, argue that there is a way forward for low traffic neighbourhoods, but that community buy-in will be crucial for schemes to work.
Mark Coates and Jordan Roddis of Bentley Systems ask what we can learn from city centre transport megaprojects in Paris and London.
Dominic Browne considers whether the 'Beeching of the ticket offices' plan can proceed after the public backlash.