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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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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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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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Funding for a new research centre to advise Government on many of the most pressing transport challenges was announced this week by transport... continue
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Phil Goodwin
My former colleague Peter Jones recently gave an interesting conference paper suggesting five different paradigms in the history of transport... continue
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The University of Central Lancashire has teamed up with environmental transport consultant John Whitelegg to launch a certificate in travel planning... continue
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Councils planning to implement shared space or Home Zone-type projects are being invited to participate in a research project assessing their impacts... continue
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Some people are prepared to make changes to their travel habits because of concern that man-made carbon dioxide emissions are influencing the... continue
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Policy-makers outside the transport sector need to show greater appreciation for the transport implications of their decisions if transport’s... continue
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In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council’s travel for work partnership and transport academics from Loughborough University are participating in an EU... continue
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