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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Arun Khagram, WestTrans
Although travel plans have been part of the transport planning mainstream in the UK since the early 2000s, their effectiveness is still constantly... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is stepping up a travel demand management (TDM) programme to try and alter travel behaviours at the busiest times of day, during... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is setting up a working group to promote freight deliveries in the capital outside the busiest times of day. The out-of-hours... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Emma Osborne has been named transport planner of the year by the Transport Planning Society in recognition of her work as TfL’s senior project... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Stagecoach recorded a 6.3% increase in revenues from its UK bus operations outside London last year but rising costs resulted in a lower operating... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is anticipating fewer passengers on the Emirates Airline cable car in east London in the coming financial year. The cable car... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
AS THE 50th anniversary of the publication of the Beeching report on the UK’s rail network nears (it was originally published on 27 March,... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
London’s transport commissioner Peter Hendy (pictured) has been knighted for services to transport and the community in the Queen’s New... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London will launch a consultation next month on finally extending the Cycle Superhighways to Stratford and the Olympic Park, many... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley CR8
The legacy effect of the Olympics has shown how many people have actually taken the plunge and taken possession of a bike. But an owner of a cycle... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Parsons Brinckerhoff has appointed Nathan King as its UK head of traffic engineering. King has worked for PB?since 2009 and was design manager for... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Lee Baker
Atkins is expanding in the UK with a growing headcount as profitability rises, according to the consultancy’s half-year financial... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has expressed satisfaction with patronage on its new cross-Thames cable car despite data showing a sharp fall in passenger... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment
The markets have welcomed Go-Ahead’s new target to organically grow bus operating profit by 30% to £100m within three financial... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
Ali Clabburn has been running liftshare.com, probably the UK’s best-known car sharing facilitator, since 1997, and now heads a company with... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nigel King, High Wycombe HP14
I read your feature on London’s Road Network Reviews (ibid) with great interest, having started work in traffic management and transportation... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Transport for London is basking in praise as well-deserved as that for the athletes, and everybody is naturally wanting to claim some of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The latest accessibility data from the DfT tells us that the average minimum travel time to the seven key services analysed (employment, primary... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TfL will start work on implementing the Paralympic Route Network overnight on Saturday prior to it coming into operation next Wednesday. TfL said... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Passenger numbers on the London Underground and Docklands Light Railway broke records during the Olympic Games, Transport for London said this week.... continue
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