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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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Cutting man-made carbon dioxide emissions from transport and other sources will have no, or a negligible, impact on the planet’s climate... continue
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Researchers are to study the feasibility of establishing a Low Emission Zone in Aberdeen city centre. The study is part of the EU’s Interreg IV... continue
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A proposed DfT campaign to encourage people to share car journeys was scrapped earlier this year just before it was to be launched. LTT understands... continue
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Rik Thomas
Independent consultant Denvil Coombe has recently completed an as yet unpublished study for the DfT on the models that the English regions have at... continue
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The carbon ‘footprint’ of trains increases greatly if emissions associated with the construction of rail infrastructure is taken into... continue
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A new study compares the "full life-cycle" emissions generated by 11 different modes of transportation in the US.
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The Transport Research Laboratory has published the following reports for May: Carplus annual survey of car clubs 2008/09 D Myers and S Cairns Pages:... continue
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The downturn in the stock market has hit one of the UK’s longest established charities that funds transport research and Masters bursaries in... continue
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Opportunities for reducing road traffic congestion and carbon dioxide emissions from medium-length trips (those of 5-25 miles) are likely to be... continue
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The University of Oxford is inviting transport project managers to enrol on a new MSc course to help them deliver projects successfully and avoid... continue
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Plans to assess the social impacts of transport schemes must be complemented by training for project appraisal teams, researchers... continue
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Placing a monetary value on the landscape impact of a transport scheme has moved a step closer with publication of the second phase of a three-part... continue
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University transport Masters courses could shift their focus to overseas students or even close unless the DfT steps in to fill a funding gap for... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
The financial results of last year’s university five-yearly ‘research assessment exercise’ have just been announced and my own... continue
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