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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The House of Commons transport committee is seeking evidence for a new inquiry into transport and the economy. The committee is seeking evidence on... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Norman Bradbury, Worcester Park, Surrey
May I be permitted to respond to comments made by Paul Withrington in your last issue, in which he attempts to show that appraisal is biased in... continue
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Letters to the editor
Alice Maynard, Director, Future Inclusion, Milton Keynes MK15
I daresay there will be lots of people who think there should be additions to Keith Buchan’s list of filters in transport project appraisal,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
James Laird, Inverness IV3
I can’t help but feel that Keith Buchan in his Viewpoint article about transport appraisal is arguing for an option filtering process based... continue
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Letters to the editor
Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban & Regional Policy, Birmingham B13
I am intrigued by the disconnect between the lengthy ‘puff’ for the Mersey Gateway bridge (MGB) in your last issue and its citation in my... continue
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Letters to the editor
Lillian Burns, Convenor, North West Transport Roundtable, Prestbury, Cheshire
Your last edition carried a three-page feature presenting Halton Borough Council’s case for their Mersey Gateway bridge scheme. Headed... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-Watch, Northampton
In evaluating public transport proposals, NATA (the New Approach to Appraisal) requires “incremental fares” to be subtracted from costs... continue
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Viewpoint
Keith Buchan, MTRU
Whether Transport modelling (and appraisal) is art or science is a subject that provokes lively debate. But the more fundamental and important... continue
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In brief
The DfT will have an updated method for appraising transport projects in place by this autumn, transport minister Norman Baker said this week,... continue
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The Treasury is to revise the Green Book which sets the framework for transport project appraisal. However, a Treasury spokesman told LTT that... continue
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In brief
The DfT has been urged to develop a carbon tool to provide a consistent means for local authorities to appraise the potential impact of transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
You reported quite correctly that, at your excellent debate at Modelling World, I said the science-art debate is “completely irrelevant”... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban and Regional Policy, Birmingham
From your report of the recent Modelling World conference it appears that Peter Mackie of the Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds... continue
Local Transport Today
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Rik Thomas
These are interesting times for Phillip Darnton, chairman of Cycling England, the independent body that has been charged by the Government to get... continue
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Letters to the editor
Geoff Smith, Associate director, JACOBS Consultancy, Birmingham B2
I read with interest your article about teleporting people to work and the implied value of commuting time . Stated preference experts insist on... continue
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Local Transport Today
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The DfT must improve the way it assesses the wider economic impact of transport projects, according to a new report by the capital’s business... continue
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Transport Appraisal needs reforming but any changes should be incremental rather than revolutionary, a leading transport economist has told... continue
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David Simmonds, David Simmonds Consultancy.
Travel time savings, estimated on the assumption of unchanging land uses, are a major component of WebTAG economic efficiency appraisals, explains... continue
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