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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The DfT is reviewing if data from in-vehicle GPS, mobile phones, and even mileage data from MOT tests, can be used to produce estimates of road... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 17 August several regional papers took particular delight in informing their readers about how bad, allegedly, their daily commutes are.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Building lots of houses around rail stations in London’s green belt will lead to huge increases in road traffic, says the Royal Town Planning... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Duckett, Transport & traffic liaison officer, Gosport Borough Council, Gosport PO12
In response to Morten Welde’s letter on daylight running lights (DRLs) I would note that, as a motorcyclist and cyclist, I hesitate to join him... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincs LN12
In his letter, Morten Welde was talking about daytime running lights and not ‘headlights’ as your heading implied (Letters LTT 07... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A programme of traffic management measures in Portsmouth is unlikely to deliver any tangible benefits to air quality, according to a modelling study... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Car sharing network Zipcar has appointed Nicholas Cole as president, international, a role that will see him become responsible for driving expansion... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Legal barriers stand in the way of testing autonomous vehicles despite a code of practice the Government issued for testing the new technology. Law... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills have created a joint policy unit to co-ordinate Government policy on driverless cars... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority is consulting on a 20-year transport plan for the conurbation featuring major improvements to all... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Chargemaster has been selected to run the Plugged-in Midlands network of electric vehicle charging points following a competitive tender exercise run... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Information on planned car journeys should be pooled so a national traffic manager can mandate car sharing, economics journalist Paul Mason has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Today’s young people are less enamoured by cars than previous generations, says a report by the Office of Rail and Road and the Independent... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Green groups want the Scottish Government to ringfence Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) for environmental transport and road maintenance. Responding to the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Heathrow Airport Ltd (HAL) is setting up a £1m fund to support measures to cut airport car travel. Councils and transport operators can bid to... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
EuropCar Lab, the unit of EuropCar dedicated to innovation, has acquired a majority stake in E-Car Club, the UK’s first entirely electric... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Andrew Forster
Chargemaster, the largest operator of electric vehicle charging points in the UK, is to install more than 2,000 new points across the country to... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
MIRA, the automotive testing and engineering consultancy based in Nuneaton, has been bought by Horiba, a Japanese firm with automotive R&D... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Lucy Saunders (pictured), a public health specialist at Transport for London, has received the Transport Planner of the Year award for her work on... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Cumbria County Council is seeking an operator for a low emission car hire scheme. Vehicles would be based at “gateways and hubs such as railway... continue
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