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Local Transport Today
Regular news
UK transport experts gathered for a roundtable discussion in May about the topic of ‘peak car’ at the request of New Zealand’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An alliance of smart ticketing operators is aiming to introduce worldwide interoperable public transport ticketing using NFC phones. The Smart... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt, Taunton, Somerset TA1
I have just returned from what will probably turn out to be a ‘once in a lifetime’ visit to Australia, much of it spent experiencing a... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
Fear about man-made climate change doesn’t feature quite so prominently in the transport policy debate today as it did five or ten years ago... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
On 25 March last year the Government announced, with a considerable fanfare, that it was to publish a green paper on improving the safety of and... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Network Rail Consulting has appointed Philip Chalk director of asset management and maintenance for Australia and New Zealand. Chalk has previously... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Liverpool City Council is studying an intriguing new way to improve cycle safety. Officers told members last week: “We should look at cycle... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A study of cycling infrastructure in 12 cities in Europe and the USA has identified more than 30 different techniques, including segregation,... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Lars Rognlien has left consultant Steer Davies Gleave, where he was an associate, to join consultant EY (formerly Ernst & Young) in Australia as... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Glenn Lyons, professor of transport and society at the University of the West of England, has been appointed strategy director by New Zealand’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
UK infrastructure service firms Amey and Mouchel have secured highways maintenance work in Australia as part of joint ventures. A joint venture of... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Network Rail’s international consultancy division, Network Rail Consulting, has won a contract from Transport for New South Wales in Australia... continue
Categories: Railways, Australasia
Local Transport Today
News
Consultant SKM (Sinclair Knight Merz) this week said it was still too early to comment on the implications of the firm’s takeover by... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Network Rail Consulting has appointed Peter Koning as general manager of its business in Australia and New Zealand, based in Sydney. Koning joins... continue
Categories: Railways, Australasia
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change last week published its new assessment of man’s influence on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Balfour Beatty's profits fell by two thirds in the half year to June as the firm continued to suffer from a shortage of work in the UK... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The boom in shale gas and shale oil production in the US is prompting people to rethink future fossil fuel supplies, according to an analyst. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Significant variations in how countries value travel time savings in project appraisal have been highlighted in an international review of appraisal... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
It may be that the first printed use of the phrase ‘peak car’ was in Local Transport Today. Transport Reviews is one of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John Helm
‘Fusion: feasibility and the future of transport’ was the title of the Independent Transport Commission’s annual lecture held last... continue
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