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Local Transport Today
In brief
The growth in the number of elderly and disabled concessionary trips made on buses in South Yorkshire may have come to a halt, according to data... continue
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Viewpoint
Martin Tugwell, South East Partnership Board
In recent weeks Copenhagen has been at the centre of the world’s attention as delegates seek to reach an agreement on the way forward for... continue
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Regular news
Significant changes to the benefit:cost ratio of transport schemes arise from the changes the DfT has announced to the way tax revenues are treated,... continue
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Regular news
Analysts have expressed surprise at some of the monetised benefits being claimed for the introduction of smartcard ticketing in a new report... continue
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Regular news
Transport project promoters in England will have to do more work upfront to justify the need for their preferred scheme, according to new draft... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
I begin this month by cutting straight to a review of some comments that have recently appeared in LTT concerning the thorny issue of transport... continue
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Letters to the editor
Jill Beardwood, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts
I was heartened to read the letter from David Simmonds and Neil Raha (Letters LTT 11 Sep) clarifying some of the points made in the previous issue... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chris Hyde, Head of transport network planning, Transport for London
Your article ‘Problems of transport appraisal intractable say consultants’ (LTT 28 Aug) raises issues known to Transport for London. The... continue
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Letters to the editor
Professor Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban & Regional Policy, Birmingham
Vanessa Kovacevic’s response (Letters LTT?11 Sep) to my letter (28 Aug) goes much too far in my view. I think it is right to point to the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Victoria Sowter, Oxford
Neil Chadwick makes some interesting points about policy development (Viewpoint LTT 28 Aug). It doesn’t surprise me that problems, politics and... continue
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Regular news
The business case for a third runway at Heathrow Airport remains robust even if the new higher values for CO2 emissions are included in the... continue
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People/people
The DfT has appointed Neil Shorten head of its Integrated Transport, Economics and Appraisal (ITEA) division, moving from the Department’s... continue
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Letters to the editor
Vanessa Kovacevic, Bury St Edmunds
It will surely come as no surprise to those of us who have been in the appraisal field for a number of years that Alan Wenban-Smith and Tom van Vuren... continue
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Letters to the editor
Alan Wenban Smith, Urban & Regional Policy, Birmingham
As a land-use planner with a long-standing interest in transport planning, my eye was caught by the article describing the recent... continue
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Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
Transport scheme appraisal never seems to be far away from controversy. Indeed, reading the thoughts of consultants Alan Wenban-Smith and Tom van... continue
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Lead Story
The appraisal of major transport schemes is based on analytical techniques that contain intractable weaknesses, two leading consultants said this... continue
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Articles
Rik Thomas
According to Philip Bates, a director at Jacobs Consultancy, building a high-speed rail network in the UK could turn out to be an expensive mistake... continue
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Articles
Jim Steer, a director of both the Steer Davies Gleave consultancy he helped found and the Greengauge21 lobby group established (also by him) to... continue
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Regular news
The value for money of carbon intensive transport schemes such as new roads could be weakened by new values for carbon dioxide emissions published by... continue
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Regular news
Transport co-ordinators have urged the DfT?to centralise administration of the national concessionary fares scheme for the elderly and... continue
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