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Andrew Forster
Fear about man-made climate change doesn’t feature quite so prominently in the transport policy debate today as it did five or ten years ago... continue
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Deniz Huseyin
More than 500 delegates attended Cycle City expo in Leeds on 1-2 May, confirming its position as the UK’s largest cycling planning and policy... continue
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University College London is launching a new MSc course in Transport health and policy, focusing on stages within policy evaluation and... continue
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Transport for London employee Kerri Rogan has been awarded the 2003 Voorhees-Large Price for the best dissertation submitted by a UK resident... continue
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Keith Dickinson is serving as interim director of Napier University’s Transport Research Institute (TRi) in Edinburgh following the recent... continue
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Catapult devises innovation tool The Transport Systems Catapult is developing a tool to help local authorities and others assess the impacts of new... continue
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The Transport Planning Society has awarded £500 bursaries to the authors of four papers on how transport can support economic growth.... continue
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The DfT is seeking evidence on the link between transport infrastructure investment and economic performance, which could inform updated guidance on... continue
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The Transport Systems Catapult wants to form partnerships with universities across the UK to drive developments in ‘intelligent... continue
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The number of occasional cyclists in the UK has dropped from 28% to 25% over a three-year period, according to a study by the University of the West... continue
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Scott Le Vine, Centre for Transport Studies
Autonomous cars, driverless cars, automated cars – whatever you call them (and yes, it does make a difference) they are the hot topic in... continue
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A ten-year road map for exploiting the use of transport data is being commissioned by the Transport Systems Catapult. Contractors were due to be... continue
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People/people
Emma Cockburn has left the London Borough of Havering where she was transportation planning team leader to take up two part-time positions: head of... continue
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Pressure to cut particulate matter (PM) in urban areas grew this week as an international team of researchers claimed to have found a link between... continue
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The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation is inviting submissions of evidence to its inquiry into transport mobility and wellbeing,... continue
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Glenn Lyons, professor of transport and society at the University of the West of England, has been appointed strategy director by New Zealand’s... continue
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A DfT research project is investigating the optimum mix of revenue and capital funding for ‘sustainable’ transport programmes. Consultant... continue
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Transport Scotland has awarded the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds a £40,000 contract to analyse how journey time... continue
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A team of academics are seeking views on the usefulness of transport models to policy-making and planning.  The researchers from the University... continue
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Pedestrian campaign group Living Streets is calling for an extra three seconds of green man time on pedestrian crossings to allow the elderly to... continue
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