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Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has commissioned an update of its landmark 2004 report, Smarter Choices - changing the way we travel, on the effects of travel behaviour... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
In our front page story and supplement on careers in the last issue, we mistakenly reported that five consultants had obtained licences to use the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Nottingham City Council's director of environment and regeneration Barry Horne was named the Transport Planning Society's 'Transport planner of the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The University of Westminster is launching a postgraduate certificate in street design and management targeted at graduates working across the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new distance-learning school travel course has been launched by Aston University and school travel consultancy STC. The year-long course covers... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
TRL is to become an affiliated research centre of the Open University, allowing the company to appoint and supervise its own MPhil and PhD students,... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
The DfT says its consultation on the New Approach to Transport Appraisal refresh attracted 101 responses - an impressive number for a subject that... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Rik Thomas
At the end of February the DfT commissioned the Centre for Transport & Society at the University of the West of England to undertake an... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
The UWE study on public attitudes to transport and climate change provides very mixed messages for the Government. For example, when talking about... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
Early in 1968, Professor Reuben Smeed of University College London invited five fellow transport professors to a meeting, with the aim of forming a... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
<b>Jillian Anable</b> has joined the Centre for Transport Research at the University of Aberdeen as senior lecturer in transport. She has... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
<b>Tom Rye</b> has been promoted to professor of transport policy and mobility management at Napier University's Transport Research... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The University of Central Lancashire in Preston is to launch a travel planning qualification specifically aimed to appeal to travel planners in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Transport Today, the UK's leading publication for transport professionals publishes its 500th issue in August. We'll be taking a look at... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Barry Hutton
It is a great shame that somebody of John Bates' experience and stature has to resort to personal insults (ignorant, hysterical, not properly... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Bernard Abrams
"How could anyone still doubt catastrophic climate change?" asks Peter Miller (Letters LTT 13 Jun). As there is no sign of any catastrophic... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Hundreds of transport projects have been justified over the last 30 or more years on the basis of time savings that are illusory, one of the DfT's... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stephen Glaister, one of Britain's leading transport academics, is to relinquish his full-time university career to become the new director of the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A research centre for testing and developing road-based intelligent transport system technologies is to be set up in Warwickshire. The 'innovITS -... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London and Porsche have clashed over a draft research report commissioned by TfL that suggests the new emissions- based congestion... continue
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