Consultation - Devolving Local Major Transport Schemes

Local communities and businesses could be given control of decisions and budgets for major local transport schemes in their areas, under proposals announced for consultation.  The new system could potentially see decisions on capital funding for local schemes – including new local roads, public transport schemes, better pedestrian routes, and new local rail stations – devolved to democratically accountable local transport bodies

http://www.dft.gov.uk/news/press-releases/dft-press-20120131a/