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Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The City of Edinburgh Council is exploring how to raise funds to extend its tram line into the north of the city.  The city’s first tram... continue
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In brief
The Government has raised £46.5m from foreign-registered vehicles in the first year of the HGV road user levy – more than twice the... continue
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News
Highways England has commissioned a series of projects to inform the management and development of England’s strategic road network. Contract... continue
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Detail
Transport for London has awarded market research firm TNS a £5.4m four-year contract to conduct the London travel demand survey (LTDS).... continue
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Detail
Ford is testing its new GoDrive car sharing scheme in London. The company is inviting 2,000 people to register for free for the service in central... continue
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News
WYG, the programme, project management and technical consultancy, has purchased transport and infrastructure consultancy FMW. FMW employs 17 staff... continue
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Regular news
Researchers are exploring the feasibility of delivering goods to town centre shops using underground pipelines.  Northamptonshire firm Mole... continue
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Regular news
Passenger numbers and revenue on light rail systems in Birmingham, Sheffield and Blackpool all fell last year (2014/15), according to figures... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
On 24 May The Guardian’s political correspondent, Juliette Jowit, was strongly critical of what she deemed to be the Treasury’s excessive... continue
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News
Consultant KPMG is assisting councils in Edinburgh and the surrounding area on a proposed City Deal – including an Edinburgh City Region... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Rob Bain
When gauging long-term toll road performance, traffic forecasting consultants' forecasts can be arbitrary, inconsistent, frequently opaque and often... continue
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News
Transport for Greater Manchester has invited expressions of interest in the contract to operate and maintain the Metrolink light rail... continue
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Analysis
Serbjeet Kohli, an associate with Steer Davies Gleave, shares his insight into the future of modelling; on the behavioural and psychological change... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
The art of modelling has never been easy.  But now, thanks to new technology and methodologies, benefits have increased dramatically and are... continue
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In brief
The Scottish Government has made no progress towards its target of 10% of all trips to be by bicycle by 2020, according to the Committee on Climate... continue
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Secondary stories
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Letters to the editor
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Barker, Hornsey, London N8
Forecasting road traffic growth goes blithely on (ibid), without reference to the elephant in the room. Predict and provide still reigns, totally... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tom van Vuren, Divisional director, Mott MacDonald, Birmingham and Visiting professor, Institute for Transport Studies, the University of Leeds
The Department for Transport ought to be congratulated for developing scenario forecasts for road traffic (‘DfT embraces scenario-based road... continue
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Viewpoint
Gordon Stokes, University of Oxford
I find it interesting that many words in the English language can have different meanings, depending on their context. ‘Professional’ and... continue
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