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Local Transport Today
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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Independent consultant Denvil Coombe has recently completed an as yet unpublished study for the DfT on the models that the English regions have at...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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Sub story to regular feature
Plans to assess the social impacts of transport schemes must be complemented by training for project appraisal teams, researchers... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
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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A study into how railways can  boost local economies and the environment is being commissioned by the Local Government Association and the Town... continue
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The impact on driver behaviour of advisory Intelligent Speed Adaptation technology is to be measured in a £857,000 project being run by... continue
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Letters to the editor
David Metz, Centre for Transport Studies, University College London
Recalling the 1977 report of Fried, Havens and Thall, a pioneering study of the theoretical basis of personal travel behaviour, Phil Goodwin pays... continue
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In brief
A new MSc course in transport ‘sustainability’ is to be offered by the University of Leeds from September. The Sustainability (Transport)... continue
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