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Public Trust in the transport-climate policy agenda is threatened by a collapse in confidence in some of the evidence justifying urgent and dramatic... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Environment spokesman, Association of British Drivers
Rupert Read is another factually challenged climate alarmist who is trying to deny the significance of the leaked (not ‘hacked’) emails... continue
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Letters to the editor
Bernard Abrams, Cheltenham
I read with interest the letter from Rupert Read, of the University of East Anglia (UEA), about Local Transport Today’s coverage of... continue
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Rupert Read, Department of philosophy, University of East Anglia, Norwich
I found your headline on 4 December “Transport-climate agenda at risk as ‘consensus science’ crumbles” as disturbing as it is... continue
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20mph zones have had a major impact on cutting road casualties in the capital, according to a study of 20 years of police data on collisions. The... continue
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Steve Stradling is shortly to take early retirement from his post of professor of transport psychology at Edinburgh Napier University’s Faculty... continue
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The DfT?has commissioned a review into the drivers of travel demand. MVA Consultancy and Deloitte have been undertaking a round of interviews with... continue
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Researchers are developing a new form of on-street electric vehicle charging point to eliminate the need for cables. The inductive charging system... continue
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Many towns and cities with a single dominant bus operator appear to enjoy higher levels of service than those where two or more operators compete for... continue
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Shared surface street designs this week received the endorsement of a team of DfT-appointed researchers, who said there was nothing fundamentally... continue
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Public trust in the transport-climate change policy agenda may have been dealt a major blow by the unauthorised release of emails and computer code... continue
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A national infrastructure bank could increase by tenfold the amount of money the Government could loan for transport and other investments, according... continue
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Malachy Carey has been appointed research professor at the Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds. He joins from Queens University... continue
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The Universities’ Transport Partnership has criticised the DfT for refusing to provide bursaries to  students wanting to take Masters... continue
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A new applied transport research  and education centre is being set up at the City University London. The City Collaborative Transport Hub aims... continue
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Aston University has launched new distance learning MSc courses in Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering. Both courses are offered as a minimum... continue
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Travel planning is a much more cost effective way of reducing carbon dioxide emissions than major investment in the public transport network,... continue
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The world may never run out of oil because much of it is not actually a fossil fuel, researchers have claimed. The team from the KTH Department of... continue
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Cycling organisation the CTC this week defended its handling of new research on cycle lanes after  critics said the story could discourage... continue
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Mark Beecroft has been appointed to the new post of lecturer in transport studies at the Centre for Transport Research at the University of Aberdeen,... continue
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