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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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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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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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