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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Allsop, Centre for Transport Studies, University College London, London WC1E
In his feature about Dave Finney’s analyses of data concerning the effects of speed cameras in the Thames Valley, Andrew Forster correctly... continue
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Main editorial comment
The DfT this week confirmed bus campaigners’ worst fears about the impact of tendered service cuts and reductions in Bus Service Operators... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Ever since the first speed cameras were installed on Britain’s roads in the 1990s, a debate has raged about how effective they are in cutting... continue
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In brief
The number of UK students undertaking transport Masters courses is continuing to fall, according to figures collected from ten universities by the... continue
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Regular news
The Independent Transport Commission has launched a new project to investigate the fundamental motivations that underpin the journeys we make. The... continue
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In brief
TRL is to make its research reports freely available on its website from 1 December. This will include all of its back catalogue of reports.... continue
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In brief
A report discussing the state of understanding about travel time variability and future research needs has been released by the DfT. The paper by... continue
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Feature
Colin Brader
The severity of the ‘infection’ varies from place to place – all those affected show signs of (economic) recovery, although their... continue
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Feature
Zoe Vidion
It is always tricky to prove that property and land values have increased due to new transport investment rather than other external factors and so,... continue
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In brief
The University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Transport Research is participating in an EU-funded project to examine the way urban public transport... continue
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Letters to the editor
So the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) thinks that drivers should be taxed much more heavily to fully cover the externalities of car... continue
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In brief
The Government is investing £9m in a new research centre to advance electric and hybrid vehicle battery technologies. Industry is putting... continue
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Regular news
City University London’s giCentre, which is part of the City Collaborative Transport Hub, is collaborating with Transport for London to analyse... continue
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Regular news
The economic value of buses to the UK economy is highlighted in a new report published by bus lobby group Greener Journeys. The industry-funded... continue
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Main editorial comment
Labour’s London assembly member John Biggs indulged in a spot of “I told you so” last week following the news that Barclays Bank... continue
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People/people
Richard Hatfield CBE, the DfT’s director general for international, strategy, and environment, has been awarded a CB (Companions of the Order... continue
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People/people
Welsh transport academic Stuart Cole has received a CBE for services to transport in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Cole is emeritus professor... continue
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Regular news
The majority of elderly pedestrians are unable to completely cross the road during the ‘green man’ phase of a pedestrian crossing cycle,... continue
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Articles
Peter Warman
The digital and data revolution is having a big impact on the wide range of professionals – and communities ­– involved in place and... continue
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Units such as the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) at the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, University College London, and the... continue
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