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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Car traffic in Great Britain last year increased by the largest amount since 2002, by 1.9% to 244.5 billion vehicle miles, according to the DfT. All... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Local Government Association is calling on the Government to not stop at devolution for cities but to offer all areas greater powers over buses... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Peter Davidson and Helen Porter, Peter Davidson Consultancy
Choice modelling models people’s choices and decisions, whether they be decisions about transport, consumer purchases, activities or lifestyle.... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Christopher Kettell, TRL; Mark Brackstone, Jordi Casas and Josep Maria Aymami, TSS-Transport Simulation Systems; Roland Leigh and Ed Lamb, University of Leicester
The Urban Traffic Management and Air Quality (uTRAQ) project uses satellite-generated atmospheric data to help local authorities devise traffic... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Serbjeet Kohli
Years ago, much more effort was required to build even skeletal network models. We didn’t have the geographical information, and much of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
As long as I have been a transport modeller, equilibrium has been the Holy Grail. On the one hand, our lecturers and text-books tell us that such a... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to feature
Hovering in the background of all these questions is perhaps the biggest unanswered question of all: how do we deal with the privacy problem? While... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
When it comes to getting from A to B, we live in an increasingly multi-modal world. Travel patterns become more complex and less predictable year on... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Richard Hancox, Deputy Divisional Director of Transport Planning, Systra
So much has changed in the 10 years since the first Modelling World that it can be quite daunting looking back, especially for... continue
Local Transport Today
Introduction
Juliana O’Rourke
The focus for Data & Modelling 2015, along with the issues to be discussed at Modelling World 2015 on June 4 at London's Kia Oval, is on what... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has appointed consultant WSP to review in-vehicle sensor technology that would provide drivers with visual or other sensory stimuli relating... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A fleet of self-driving shared cars could make 90 per cent of conventional cars in mid-sized cities superfluous but, at the same time, increase the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The DfT has revealed details of forthcoming revamped guidance for assessing the economic impacts of transport schemes, which will be published in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The prime Minister, David Cameron, this week signalled continuity for transport policy in England with the re-appointment of most of the DfT’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
A Balfour Beatty and South West Highways joint venture (SWHBBIS) has been awarded a £40m ten-year extension to its existing contract to deliver... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
An Atkins/AECOM joint venture has been appointed by Highways England to conduct one-year-after-opening evaluations of the pinch points programme of... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Gateshead Council is pressing ahead with a targeted approach to implementing 20mph speed limits, saying a “blanket” application of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Organisations are being invited to bid for a share of a £700,000 fund to deliver electric bike hire schemes across England. Carplus is managing... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Alexandra Martin has joined Atkins as a transport planner from JMP Consultants, where she was an assistant transport planner.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
While reading your very comprehensive report on Norfolk’s transport policies, I was immediately struck by the apparently huge potential of the... continue
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