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Local Transport Today
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<b>Tom Rye</b> has been promoted to professor of transport policy and mobility management at Napier University's Transport Research... continue
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The University of Central Lancashire in Preston is to launch a travel planning qualification specifically aimed to appeal to travel planners in the... continue
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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In brief
The University of Wolverhampton is to launch two new transport MSc courses in September. The courses in transport and environmental management, and... continue
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Different ministerial viewpoints are thought to be holding up the release of a new report on whether trials of longer and heavier lorries (LHVs)... continue
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Public support for policies to cut carbon dioxide emissions could be undermined by the failure of observational evidence to match the predictions of... continue
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In brief
A digest of recent research that questions man-made climate change has been issued by the Association of British Drivers. The Association also... continue
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In brief
The University of Aberdeen's new Centre for Transport Research was launched this week. The centre is led by director John Nelson and financially... continue
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Letters to the editor
David Brown
Transport for London carried out a trial on motorcycles in bus lanes to see if we could improve road safety for all users. The final report is now... continue
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Viewpoint
Roger Mackett is professor of transport studies at University College London. He was a member of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence programme development group that produced recent guidelines on physical activity and the environmen
It is very tempting for parents to keep children indoors, confident that they are safe from abduction and the crime on the street that seem to fill... continue
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In brief
The DfT has awarded GIS consultancy GeoSolveIT a two-year contract to manage the National Origin-Destination Survey Databank and associated website... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
The Department conducted technical research into road tolling in the late 1990s and an on-road research programme called DIRECTS was carried out... continue
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One of the things journalists occasionally dream about is receiving a leaked report, perhaps sent in a brown envelope or nowadays more likely an... continue
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The Government has awarded £8m to three projects to develop intelligent transport systems. ?4m has been awarded to the FREEFLOW project, based in... continue
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