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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Driverless cars should prompt a review of proposals to expand road capacity or public transport, according to a new report. The continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
A new appeals service will allow drivers in Scotland to challenge private land parking charge notices. From April solicitors and barristers in... continue
Categories: enforcement, BPA, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
An international study into the key ingredients for delivering a mass cycling culture in cities has been published by Transport for London. The study... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
The number of vehicle miles driven in Great Britain grew by a staggering 275 billion miles between 1949 and 2013 – from 29 to 304. In recent... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT has issued guidance to help local authorities ensure that grants paid to community transport organisations do not fall foul of European rules... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Public sector bodies could find it easier to make use of car clubs under changes proposed to a popular procurement framework. Car club umbrella... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The European Commission has approved the Government’s proposed rural fuel rebate scheme, which could see the price of fuel cut in 17 parts of... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Systra Ltd, the UK transport consultant and engineering subsidiary of French-based SYSTRA Group, is targeting the acquisition of other consultants... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
David Dewar (pictured) has joined consultant Steer Davies Gleave as an associate in the development planning team. He joins from Mouchel, where he... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Pedestrian charity Living Streets is pressing political parties to commit to introducing an Active Travel Bill for England if they win the General... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
One of the best-known names in UK transport planning consultancy bit the dust 12 months ago when the French SYSTRA Group combined the MVA... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“The year 2014 – after shattering temperatures records that had stood for hundreds of years across virtually all of Europe, and roasting... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
THERE HAS been much media commentary of late suggesting that the nation’s rail network would be improved if it were completely renationalised.... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
Gerard Dugdill
Steve Kent, former road construction project leader, county engineer, head of transport, director of environment and president of professional... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt, Taunton, Somerset TA1
I refer to your editorial regarding the Government’s rehabilitation of road building across much of the UK (‘Road building... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
Glenn Lyons fears that the Government’s road investment strategy is based on the discredited ‘predict and provide’ philosophy... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Transport for Greater Manchester’s proposal to take over the management of rail stations in the conurbation looks at first glance to have... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Gabriele Schliwa, Benjamin Bell, James Evans & Chris Mason
‘Big data’ can provide valuable information for optimising urban transport planning. Several smartphone apps exist that cyclists can use... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
There’s a lot going on in the highly-pressurised world of rail franchising. Dutch-owned Abellio is mobilising ‘north of the border’... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
My first column of 2015 brings me back to a subject that is very close to my heart and which, frankly, should be very much higher that it is on... continue
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