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Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The mayor of Paris has announced that the city is to launch a 'turn up and go' hire scheme for electric cars similar to the Velib bicycle hire scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Many people are changing travel habits in response to concerns about the environment according to public transport operator Stagecoach. A telephone... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is in discussion with the European Commission about the possibility of extended compliance deadlines for meeting the EU nitrogen... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Public Inquiry into Wiltshire County Council's Westbury eastern bypass has got underway in the town. Wiltshire says the 5.8km single carriageway... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Sutton looks set to scrap plans for an emissions-based residents' parking permit scheme after councillors concluded that it was... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeen City Council has commissioned consultant Faber Maunsell to help develop the city's urban traffic management and control system, including... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Conservative Party leader David Cameron has tried to make green transport and other taxes politically palatable by pledging to put all additional... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Ray Bentley
As I have recently collected my bus pass I know that I will be getting increasingly confused or cynical. The path to my confusion on transport policy... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The Government's policy on aviation in general, and the possible expansion of Heathrow Airport in particular, have rarely been far from the headlines... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The steady stream of negative stories about the Government's eco-towns proposals shows no signs of drying up, with several papers joining The Daily... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Gordon Hayward has retired from his position as director of environment and leisure services at the London Borough of Bromley, a post that covered... continue
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