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Local Transport Today
Interview
By Andrew Forster
Green pressure groups and opposition MPs may have welcomed the Government’s toughening up of the Climate Change Bill’s emissions... continue
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Media monitor
“There is a nail-biting tussle going on at the centre of Government about the planned expansion of both Heathrow and Stansted airports and all... continue
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Regular news
The DCLG’s consultant on the Sustainability Appraisal, Scott Wilson, makes the following comments on the transport aspects of the shortlisted... continue
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Regular news
Ministers have been accused of watering down the transport aspects of eco-towns in a new draft Planning Policy Statement published last week... continue
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Secondary stories
The Government this week signalled its determination to expand Heathrow and Stansted airports in a move that Gordon Brown hopes will show the... continue
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Regular news
Environmental and public transport interests exerted undue influence on transport policy in the Labour Government’s early years in power,... continue
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Regular news
Passenger numbers through Stansted Airport will be able to rise by 40% following the Government’s decision to give the go-ahead to increasing... continue
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Media monitor
By Rik Thomas
"Britain’s most successful transport campaigner has come top of the first comprehensive list of the country's most effective... continue
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Media monitor
On 7 October Guardian columnist George Monbiot took aim at the world's car manufacturers. “While all eyes were fixed on the banking bail-out, a... continue
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Media monitor
The transport-related announcements that emanated from the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham generated a huge amount of interest in the... continue
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Regular news
The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has been stripped of its responsibility for climate change in the... continue
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Sub story to feature
A key area where ITS has the potential to help improve the UK’s transport network is in integrating the management of the trunk road network... continue
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Lead Story
The ‘Environment’ SIG at ITS-UK is, in contrast to the ‘Inclusive Mobility’ and ‘Women in ITS’ groups, by no... continue
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  John Stewart, chair of Campaign for Better Transport has come top of Britain’s top 100 environmentalists, compiled by The Independent on... continue
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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
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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
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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
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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
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