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Biggest increase in traffic since 2002 with rural minor roads bearing the brunt

Read the latest: Car traffic in Great Britain last year increased by the largest amount since 2002, by 1.9% to 244.5 billion vehicle miles, according to the DfT. All... continued

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21 May
Lee Baker Car traffic in Great Britain last year increased by the largest amount since 2002, by 1.9% to 244.5 billion vehicle miles,...
21 May
Lee Baker The Local Government Association is calling on the Government to not stop at devolution for cities but to offer all areas...
19 May
Lee Baker The Chancellor is under pressure from business leaders to protect transport infrastructure in his summer Budget to set out...
15 May
Dublin has seen a remarkable upsurge in cycling over the past 10 years. Since 2004, the number of cyclists coming into the...
15 May
Physical activity is the “nearest thing to a panacea” in combatting an ”extraordinary range” of...
15 May
Rob Bain When gauging long-term toll road performance, traffic forecasting consultants' forecasts can be arbitrary, inconsistent,...
15 May
Peter Davidson and Helen Porter, Peter Davidson Consultancy Choice modelling models people’s choices and decisions, whether they be decisions about transport, consumer purchases,...
15 May
Christopher Kettell, TRL; Mark Brackstone, Jordi Casas and Josep Maria Aymami, TSS-Transport Simulation Systems; Roland Leigh and Ed Lamb, University of Leicester The Urban Traffic Management and Air Quality (uTRAQ) project uses satellite-generated atmospheric data to help local...
15 May
When it comes to getting from A to B, we live in an increasingly multi-modal world. Travel patterns become more complex and...
15 May
Richard Hancox, Deputy Divisional Director of Transport Planning, Systra So much has changed in the 10 years since the first Modelling World that it can be quite daunting looking back, especially...
15 May
Andrew Forster The European Commission has issued the UK Government with an infringement notice concerning the compatability of the...
15 May
Transport for London has launched web-based tools for transport and land-use planning. Public Transport Access Levels...
15 May
Andrew Forster Buckinghamshire County Council is toughening up how it monitors highway planning obligations struck with developers...
15 May
Andrew Forster The DfT has revealed details of forthcoming revamped guidance for assessing the economic impacts of transport schemes, which...
15 May
Andrew Forster Rules restricting the amount of parking in new residential developments in outer London will be relaxed under proposals...
11 May
Lee Baker Patrick McLoughlin keeps his job as transport secretary in a continuity reshuffle from David Cameron. The move means that...
8 May
Lee Baker The Conservative Party faces a rebellion over Heathrow expansion with Boris Johnson pledging to join his neighbouring Labour...
6 May
Lee Baker Engineers and manufacturers have warned of uncertainty for infrastructure if the General Election produces an indecisive...
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Local Transport Today 641 21 February
Dear Transport today I don't agree with the removal of rule 59. As a keen cyclist and regular commuter untill the industrial and highly dangerous environment on our roads changes... continued

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