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Local Transport Today
Regular news
  John Stewart, chair of Campaign for Better Transport has come top of Britain’s top 100 environmentalists, compiled by The Independent on... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Tony Ciaburro has been appointed corporate director for environment, growth and commissioning at Northamptonshire County Council, starting on 21... continue
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People/people
Hampshire County Council’s deputy director for environment Stuart Jarvis has been appointed managing director of the Partnership for Urban... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Oxfordshire County Council said this week   it will not participate in any more work on “fairytale” plans for an eco-town at... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Northern Ireland environment minister Sammy Wilson has launched a ferocious attack on environmentalists after facing criticism for openly doubting... continue
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People/people
London mayor Boris Johnson has appointed Isabel Dedring environment advisor to the mayor’s office. She is currently director of the policy unit... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stavros Dimas, the European Commissioner for the environment, has suggested that a third runway at Heathrow Airport could lead to a major breach of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new report from the Noise Association says that traffic noise in rural areas is much worse than is currently recognised and calls for the... continue
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Viewpoint
By Gavin Smith
Current government policy is clearly stated in Towards a Sustainable Transport System. Yet is this simply spin, from a government that has just added... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Lawson, London Region co-ordinator, The Association of British Drivers, Chislehurst
Richard Evans objected to Boris Johnson’s plans to part-pedestrianise Parliament Square in your recent edition (Letters LTT?5 Sep). But we... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Public authorities across the UK are making last minute preparations for this year's European Mobility Week and 'In town without my car!' events... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The publication by the House of Commons' Environmental Audit Committee of a new report, entitled Vehicle Excise Duty as an environmental tax, was... continue
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People/consultants
MVA Consultancy has appointed <b>Peter George</b> director of environmental planning. He joins from consultant Grontmij where he was head... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A lack of transport infrastructure should not be used to delay the delivery of over 33,000 new houses a year in the South East, communities secretary... continue
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In brief
Transport can be key to helping Local Strategic Partnerships meet their objectives according to a new guide prepared by the DfT, the Local Government... continue
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People/people
<b>Richard Watts</b> has been appointed director of environment with Bedfordshire County Council, starting next week. Watts has been... 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
In brief
The Department shows no sign of accepting environmentalists' calls for less reliance to be placed on ascribing monetary values to environmental... continue
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Media monitor
The Daily Telegraph's strong opposition to the Government's eco-towns proposals produced not one but two editorial columns in less than a week at... continue
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Viewpoint
By Helen Roby
It's intriguing to compare the DfT and TfL definitions of a workplace travel plan. The DfT definition in the report Towards a Sustainable Transport... continue
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