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Chancellor outlines plans to devolve power for city transport

Industry news  •  20 May 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In a speech given by Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne on building Northern Powerhouse, the government’s plans to devolve power for city transport were outlined.

£45.5m savings give boost to UK transport improvements

Industry news, News  •  4 February 2011  •  UK Department for Transport

Nine local transport schemes were given the go-ahead today after £45.5m (14%) of savings were identified, Transport Secretary Philip Hammond announced…

Transport Direct: information in action

Issue 1 2005, Past issues  •  1 April 2005  •  Miles Jackson Transport Direct Team, UK Department for Transport

Last December saw the public launch of the UK Government’s Transport Direct portal, a multi million pound project delivered with the help of local authorities, transport providers and technical experts. The portal unites and integrates existing sources of transport information and is part of a wider programme, which works to improve the provision of British travel information.