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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Gabriele Schliwa, Benjamin Bell, James Evans & Chris Mason
‘Big data’ can provide valuable information for optimising urban transport planning. Several smartphone apps exist that cyclists can use... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
There’s a lot going on in the highly-pressurised world of rail franchising. Dutch-owned Abellio is mobilising ‘north of the border’... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
My first column of 2015 brings me back to a subject that is very close to my heart and which, frankly, should be very much higher that it is on... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The tale of Robert the Bruce, sitting in a cave, watching a spider trying to build a web, is the origin of the maxim, ‘If at first you... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Glenn Lyons, University of the West of England
During 2014 I had the great privilege of being seconded to the New Zealand Ministry of Transport to lead a major project called ‘Future... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Returning home after Christmas, the traumas of trying to arrive by train at Finsbury Park in crisis were softened by a nice gift from my colleagues... continue
Parking Review
Hospitals
Mark Moran
Hospitals should review their parking tariffs and concessions. They should also use pay-on-exit rather than pay & display parking systems, which... continue
Parking Review
Letters
Andrew Potter
The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement included measures to reduce and limit further increases in business rates. These changes, in part to assist... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
I start with apologies to anyone anticipating a piece entitled ‘Nothing works without walking’. I promised this last month, but this will... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Roads play a vital part in the functioning of modern economies and so investing in them is as important as providing services such as electricity,... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Local Transport Today
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David Metz, University College London
The Government has published its long-heralded Road Investment Strategy (RIS) containing £15bn of expenditure to 2021 on 127 major schemes to... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
German car maker BMW has made a major equity investment in imternational phone parking provider Parkmobile Group.   The deal includes the... continue
Parking Review
Debates
Manny Rasores
Once upon a time paying for parking was simply a case of inserting a coin into a meter slot and walking away. Classic single bay meters have been, by... continue
Parking Review
Viewpoint
Paul Caddy
The effectiveness of street parking regulation regimes depends on maintaining high levels of compliance. Besides clear signing and lining, the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Has there ever been a more exciting time to be involved in the transport sector? Probably, but there is a definite sense that the present day is full... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Scott Le Vine,Imperial College London
Shared-mobility services are making themselves felt on the transport landscape – with Uber recently valued at a higher market capitalisation... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Consider the effect of population density on travel. It is unusually easy to research, and the findings are usually straightforward, entirely... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Consultation closed last week on Transport for London’s plans for two cycle superhighways across central London featuring extensive segregated... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Jo Baker, Mott MacDonald
As a veteran of the last three major waves of multi-modal studies I cannot argue with the DfT view that they have not delivered the desired outcome,... continue
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