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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE COUNTRY’S media congregated at North Greenwich last week for the launch of the Government’s The pathway to driverless cars report on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Almost half of Scotland’s electric vehicle charging points did not charge a single vehicle in the month of August last year, according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
The Government is opening the country’s road network up for the testing of driverless vehicles in an effort to win a big slice of the research... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Rachel Aldred, University of Westminster
I’m currently working on the ‘Near Miss Project’, which looks at how everyday non-injury incidents affect cyclists. The level of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Deniz Huseyin
Not surprisingly, the dominant topics of conversation at this year’s Smarter Travel were how the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) had... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
The government’s plan to spend more than £15bn on road schemes has been described as a retrograde step by former transport minister... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Government ministers will today launch the start of on-street driverless vehicle trials in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in south London. Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
LTT The civil servants who work at the DfT are clever people. No, really, they are. How do we know this? Well, a couple of weeks ago there was a pub... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Christian Schmidt
The new DfT report on road travel demand is very welcome as it provides a useful overview and adds to the debate (‘DfT joins the debate about... continue
Categories: Car use, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Peter Headicar, Oxford Brookes University
Fifty years ago many cities in the UK were embarking on new-style ‘land use/transport studies’ prompted by the publication of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT’s new road traffic forecasts may overestimate future growth if London-style traffic trends spread to other cities, according to a... continue
Categories: Car use, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Mayor of London has signed off proposals to build Europe's longest substantially-segregated urban cycleways, allowing construction to start in... 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
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
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
Car ownership used to be championed by all of the major political parties. But not necessarily any more. There is an increasingly large body of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
New road and rail demand forecasts for England are presented in the final version of the National Networks National Policy Statement. For roads, the... continue
Categories: Car use, Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Oxford OX1
Phil Goodwin urges greater use of publicly available data and, indeed, the Census is a splendid source to illuminate his recent piece on urban... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Glenn Lyons, University of the West of England
During 2014 I had the great privilege of being seconded to the New Zealand Ministry of Transport to lead a major project called ‘Future... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
John Plowman has been appointed chair of the Road Safety Foundation’s older drivers task force. Plowman, a former civil servant, is now an... continue
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