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Local Transport Today
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Pteg, the body representing Passenger Transport Executives is lobbying for primary legislation to simplify the introduction of bus Quality Contracts.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Sustrans is consulting on the first five chapters of its cycle-friendly design manual, aimed at engineers and planners. The draft chapters just... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire LN12
As an ex-police officer who has prosecuted many drivers and completed many STATS19 forms, I am sorry that Iain Reeve finds the unnecessary... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Statistics is sometimes defined as a method of drawing a straight line between an unproven assumption and a foregone conclusion but Mr Reeve (ibid)... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
In the last edition Iain Reeve concludes that “speed cameras are one of the best things we have for tackling the main root cause of [road... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Evans, London SW20
Iain Reeve reminds us that the vast majority of road crashes – between 90% and 99% – are caused by human error (ibid). At the other end... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Without wishing to add to Iain Reeve’s boredom with the speed camera debate (Letters LTT 31 Oct), I feel that he is rather missing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
In the Commons debate on bus policy last week  Labour MPs were quick to dig up the alleged Margaret Thatcher quote that a man who finds himself... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Rehan Mian has joined consultant Mouchel as a technical director from Hyder Consulting where he had been technical director transportation since... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Jo Baker, Mott MacDonald
As a veteran of the last three major waves of multi-modal studies I cannot argue with the DfT view that they have not delivered the desired outcome,... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Chris du Sautoy has joined consultant Arup as an associate. He was technical director for pedestrian modelling at SKM Colin Buchanan.... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
I’m a big fan of Bill Bryson’s books. His Notes from a Small Island – in part, a wonderful layman’s take on urban design in... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Dave Whyte has been appointed network outcomes advisor in the Rail Executive of the DfT. Whyte’s activities include regional rail, HS2-classic... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
People/people
Michael Dugher has been appointed Labour’s new shadow transport secretary in a mini-reshuffle that saw Mary Creagh move from transport to... continue
Parking Review
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Mark Underwood is to step down as chief executive of NSL after six years in the post. An NSL spokeswoman said Underwood is “leaving to pursue... continue
Categories: NSL, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The Ondaatje Theatre at the Royal Geographical Society in Kensington was packed last week for the memorial afternoon for Professor Sir Peter Hall who... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Iain Reeve
Am I the only one who is growing both alarmed and a bit bored by the current debate about speed cameras? Let’s see if we can inject some common... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton
The Government’s draft Cycling Delivery Plan has been greeted with astonishment by many who recognise that the written word is not as powerful... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Pete Zanzottera
The Cycling Delivery Plan published last week for consultation by the DfT contains 13 mentions of “cycle proofing”. This term has been... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Christian Schmidt
So John Dales despairs that the health professionals he worked with in the ‘Healthy lives and reducing health inequalities’ working group... continue
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