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Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The campaign to get people to use their cars a bit less has had a bumpy ride in recent years. Austerity prompted many councils to cut their... continue
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In brief
The European Commission this week commenced legal proceedings against the UK for its failure to bring down nitrogen dioxide levels to within EU limit... continue
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In brief
The Government received just over 1,000 claims to its Plug-in Car Grant in the last three months of 2013, according to the Office for Low Emission... continue
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Regular news
20mph speed limit campaigners want the DfT to give councils flexibility in whether repeater signs are installed on 20 or 30mph speed limit... continue
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Regular news
Councils are being sought to participate in trials of ‘virtual parking spaces’ that could enable goods operators to load and unload... continue
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Regular news
Campaigners for 20mph speed limits are urging councils to implement 20mph speed limits without public consultation.  A new briefing paper by... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
History repeats itself, they say, though never exactly and always with some quirk or unexpected feature that can lead the unwary to make fools of... continue
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People/consultants
Yan Zhu has rejoined consultant WSP as a senior transport modeller from the University of Cambridge’s department for architecture. Gui Gui has... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Alliance of British Drivers, Tamworth, Staffs B77
The response of Malcolm Bulpitt (LTT 07 Feb) to my letter of 24 Jan leaves me wondering if he read it properly or understood it.  There’s... continue
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Letters to the editor
Francis King, Transport consultant, Bath BA2
I would like to comment on the expressed opinions of Mr Walker and Mr Heymer about setting speed limits (Letters LTT 07 Feb). Both gentlemen believe... continue
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  It’s difficult to know what to make of the Office of National Statistics’ findings on how commuting affects personal well-being.... continue
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People/people
Transport for Greater Manchester’s former information services director David Hytch has joined Atos subsidiary, Worldline, which specialises in... continue
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Local Transport Today
It may not rank up there with the post-deregulation bus wars that broke out on Britain’s streets in the 1980s, but the decision of a taxi... continue
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Viewpoint
Scott Le Vine, Centre for Transport Studies
Autonomous cars, driverless cars, automated cars – whatever you call them (and yes, it does make a difference) they are the hot topic in... continue
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People/people
Elizabeth Gilliard has been appointed interim strategy director at the Transport Systems Catapult in Milton Keynes. She has been a freelance public... continue
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Detail
Stuart Wilkins and David Bell, directors of Bryan G Hall Consulting Civil and Transportation Planning Engineers, have acquired the company from Bryan... continue
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Detail
The DfT has awarded Newbury-based scenario planning specialist SAMI Consulting a contract to monitor how technological changes could affect the... continue
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People/people
Car sharing organisation Carplus is seeking a new executive director to succeed chief executive Chas Ball (pictured) who will retire this summer.... continue
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News
John W E Helm
Go-Ahead Group results for the last six months to 28 December 2013 record strong growth in both bus and rail sectors. The group showed a 21.4%... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Councils are responding to the flooding crisis by publishing emergency closures and diversions instantly. Somerset County Council has responded in... continue
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